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Nissan Self Driven Slippers | Technology behind ProPilot driving technology Slippers

ProPilot driving technology Slippers

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Technology never ceases to amaze us, just when we think we have seen it all, more new wow technology development are popping up, Thanks to Nissan this time around. The first auto self-driven slippers were spotted at the Park Ryokan hotel in Japan. As seen in the video above by Mashable youtube channel.

ProPilot driving technology Slippers

Technology behind ProPilot driving technology Slippers

Nissan deployed the ProPILOT technology used in its semi-autonomous vehicles to build “self-driving” slippers. The slippers include an engine and wheels that sink into the sole once stepped into. The slippers are as of now being utilized at the ProPILOT Park Ryokan, a Hotel in Japan, for its visitor. The visitor is required to remove their shoes in the anteroom and put on the slippers, which can be returned at the touch of a button.

Every slipper is built with two minor wheels, an engine, and sensors to “drive” over the wooden hall floor utilizing Nissan’s ProPilot Park innovation. The auto giants additionally incorporated the framework with the hotel’s tables and floor pillows, so that Visitor are thrilled with the moving slippers and floor pillows.

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Where the slippers are being used

If you want to have a feel of this amazing technology you might want visit The ProPILOT Park Ryokan, which is located in the resort town of Hakone, around 50 miles southwest of Tokyo and famed for its view of Mount Fuji. At first glance, it looks like any other traditional Japanese inn or ryokan. Slippers are neatly lined up at the foyer, where guests remove their shoes. Tatami rooms are furnished with low tables and floor cushions for sitting.

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Nissan says the goal was “to entertain guests and reduce staff workload,” and “The self-parking slippers are meant to raise awareness of automated driving technologies, and their potential, non-driving applications,” a Nissan spokesman told Reuters.

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While we watch our slippers drive and park themselves. Nissan Leaf is the first automobile to use the ProPILOT technology.  It is currently limited to making you (the driver) stay on its lane and maintain a reasonable distance from the car in front. Although Nissan has plans of making the technology to completely take control of the car by driving its self.


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