Commercial Robotics

The Toyota/Sony Aibo Car

Posted 27 Oct 2001 at 15:44 UTC by steve Share This

Sony and Toyota showed off a new concept car called the "Pod" at the Tokyo Motor Show 2001. The two companies worked together to incorporate many of the features of the Aibo robot into their car. Among other strange and seemingly annoying features, it measures your driving skill and offers praise to good drivers. It also tries to convince you to stop at restaurants that you pass as you're driving. A CNN article summarizes the car's oddities.

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