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Robotic unicycle does the walking for us

2012-05-17 04:58:10 GMT2012-05-17 12:58:10(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A reporter rides Honda Motor Co's new UNI-CUB personal mobility device at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo May 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Mamoru Mori, Executive Director of National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) and former astronaut, rides Honda Motor Co's new UNI-CUB personal mobility device at the museum in Tokyo May 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

A reporter rides Honda Motor Co's new UNI-CUB personal mobility device at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo May 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao)

Honda unveiled the new device on Tuesday, which allows the rider to control speed, up to 6km per hour, and direction by shifting their own weight. Honda and the museum will joinly conduct demonstration testing of UNI-CUB from June 2012, Honda said.

(Agencies)

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