Honda unveiled their latest motorcycle at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 held at LA. For those who wonder what a motorcycle has to do in the CES, here’s the answer.Honda introduced Riding Assist, a prototype built on a technology that lets it to not only balance itself but also has a follow feature. Confused??
Reports revealed that the motorcycle has capabilities to balance itself with or without the rider and also lets the rider to get off the vehicle and walk away leaving it to park on its own. The Riding Assist technology is based on Honda’s ASIMO Robot and the self-balancing scooter UNI-CUB.
This technology is said to help the bike shift easily from high speeds to low speeds and finally to a halt while balancing at the same time without letting itself fall down. This comes as good news for all those bikers who have struggled at some point to hold their motorcycle upright due to the weight. Honda does not seem to be using gyroscopes to achieve this.
Honda undoubtedly has come up with an innovative technology but hasn’t mentioned anything about bringing such range of vehicles into the market. In fact, if there will be a lineup from Honda with the Riding Assist technology in the near future is also unknown.