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MOTOROiD / Motorcycle

MOTOROiD
MOTOROiD

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

This electric motorcycle prototype employs AI and Yamaha-exclusive technologies to create an all-new riding experience. Its purpose is to find ways to enrich the rider-machine relationship while keeping human operation central. A dual-lens camera recognizes its owner and senses his or her biometrics, gestures and movements so it can interact with the rider as if it were alive. It can stand upright and move autonomously at slow speeds. MOTOROiD is also equipped with simple, intuitive handlebar controls and haptic feedback surfaces that envelop the rider to foster a greater sense of unity with the machine.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2017

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia / Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

Client / Manufacturer

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Shizuoka, Japan

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Design

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Shizuoka, Japan

Teppei Maezono, Norihiko Kamiya, Natsuki Kono, Kinji Asamura, Masaya Kawashima

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