Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Robot-Suitcase Invented in Russia
12.11.2007 12:31
Robot-Suitcase Invented in Russia

Russian specialists intend to become first in the world to launch mass production of robots-suitcases that are able to follow their owner in footsteps. In order to make the mechanism follow its owner, it is enough for the person to put a sensor-card into a pocket and the suitcase will dutifully roll after the owner.
      
      A gyroscope, light sensitive detectors, ultrasound and infrared sensors help the smart suitcase bypass obstacles, to roll in conditions of an inclined surface, and to stop when stumbling upon the edges of staircases and balconies. The robot-suitcases accumulator charge is said to be enough for non-stop operation during 2 hours.
      
      The suitcase developers (Robotronic.ru) have given the mechanism a human name Tony. One of the inventions of the Canadian specialist Peter Yeadon became the prototype for the innovation created by his Russian colleagues.
      
      Now the suitcase creators are going to check whether there is demand for their invention. The preliminary set price for the smart suitcase is 49000 RUB (around US$1960). It is planned that the first robot-suitcase will be sold in 2009.
      
      Source: www.travel.ru


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Taxi Tariffs Are Being Discussed
31.08.2014
Karymsky Volcano: High Danger Code
25.04.2014
Snowmobile Safari Tours In the Caucasian State Biosphere Reserve
18.02.2014
Dobrolyot Recruiting Pilots
09.05.2014
Winter Water Park
06.05.2014



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Bobsleigh  Sochi Olympics tickets  Russian politics  technology  Russian Literature  RusRating  tourist information  Irkutsk oblast  Joseph Stalin  Chelyabinsk  Traditional Russian Dress  the Urals region  Russian social networks  City Hunter  X5 Retail Group  Russian Proverbs and Sayings  Chelyabinsk meteorite  Archeology  Russian Cinema  Russian travel passport  Russian regions  Russian human rights activists  Irkutsk  Inquisition  Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov   international meetings  Alisa Freindlich  Russian business  Moscow  Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya  Far Eastern Federal University  Russian rugby  Engraving  Mikhail Nesterov  Persian Leopards   Russian people  Samara  championships  Russian culture  North Caucasus  concerts in Russia  Russia-India  Russian history  Russian tourism  Moscow Architecture  Open Innovations Expo  Exhibitions in Moscow  Film Festival  Mechel   beekeeping museum  


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites