CanguRo Mobility Robot, 2018
This is a CanguRo Mobility Robot. It was designed by Shunji Yamanaka and manufactured by fuRo (Future Robotics Technology Center). It is dated 2018. Its medium is aluminum. It is a part of the department.
CanguRo represents a new relationship between people and their vehicles in the era of artificial intelligence (AI). Akin to a mechanical horse, this self-driving personal mobility vehicle functions as a loyal robot. It is equipped with the latest robotics and AI technologies that enable it to serve as an autonomous assistant that responds to commands, functions as a communications terminal, accompanies its owner shopping, and carries loads. It can also transform into ride mode to transport its user.
It is credited
Courtesy of Chiba Institute of Technology (fuRo).
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.