Toyota to feature ultra-compact personal transport assistance robot –Winglet at Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota will have a booth in the Smart Mobility City 2013 section at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show. The Smart Mobility City 2013 section aims to demonstrate the new roles that vehicles could play in the daily lives of their users and society in general. Toyota will present a vision of a not-too-distant future where mobility incorporates societal and lifestyle factors and driving is more safe, secure and fun.
The Winglet is an ultra-compact personal transport assistance robot that makes innovative use of robot control technologies and a unique parallel link mechanism. The Winglet is ridden in a standing position, and can be operated simply by shifting body weight.