• Ja
  • Headphone Girls Ex:Ride

Honda U3-X

97
185158
Fri 2009/09/25 09:01 JST

Just saw the news report on TV this morning. Honda yesterday announced a prototype vehicle that they are working on called the U3-X.

E11c51ba19146c24b55f26c599f8f8d0

You'll get a better idea by watching the video below of how it works.


As you can see, its a bit like a Segway but unlike a Segway, the U3-X can move in all directions just by leaning ones body weight.
5a7f54cb39c4ffd507c7e5712d2c682b

The U3-X weighs under 10kg and dimensions are 315×160×650mm. Battery lasts for about an hour before you need to carry it ^^; Speed goes up to 6km/hour.

Details at Honda HP show how thw U3-X uses balancing technology used in ASIMO.
ASIMO balancing technology in action below.

Photos from Livedoor.

Tokyo · CEO Mirai Inc
http://www.dannychoo.com/profile

Director for Culture Japan. Creator of Mirai Suenaga. Member of the Japanese governments METI CIIC.
経済産業省クリエイティブ産業国際展開懇談会委員。
テレビ番組カルチャージャパンのディレクターと司会。
twitter.com/dannychoo
facebook.com/dannychoodotcom

Related

  • Vertical Apple Cinema Display

    From looking at one of the rooms for Otacool (cant remember which one), I thought I'd see what it would...

     Thu 09/08/06
    89
    89173
  • Xperia Z1 Review

    Running a small company while being very hands on with projects such as Mirai Suenaga, Smart Doll & ru...

     Fri 13/09/27
    225
    1133538
  • Recycled SD Cards

    Was not expecting this ^^; Picked up a couple of 32GB SD cards from Amazon by a company called "Team" t...

     Wed 10/11/03
    52
    136454
  • DS TV Tuner

    The new Nintendo DS 1Seg TV Tuner that was released today.

     Wed 07/11/21
    62
    136191

Comments

Create Comment Show comments
  1. Loading-pulse