Autonomous driving robot RakuRo has returned to Himeji for the first time in a year with more courses!
This event is Autonomous driving mobility field test on Otemae-dori conducted by Himeji City.
For a limited time, you can experience the "Otemae-dori", "Miyuki-dori" and "Around Himeji Castle" courses that connect Himeji Station and Himeji Castle.
People can enjoy sightseeing with an autonomous driving robot for about 30 minutes to 1 hour In this event, we have three routes.
* Payment is cash only
October 23 (Sat) -November 19 (Fri), 2021 Scheduled Days Off: Every Tuesday and October 24 (Sat), November 6 (Sat), November 7 (Sun) Hours: 9: 00-12: 30/13: 30-16: 30
(Please check the reservation form for details on the operation schedule) * Schedule is subject to change without notice.* It will be canceled in case of rain.
RakuRo Tourism Service Precautions
Please read and agree to the following precautions before using this service.
When participating in the event, please judge that you are in good health before participation.
Please disinfect your fingers with alcohol before boarding.
For safety reasons, please ride by one person.
If we determine that it is dangerous while driving,
the service may be canceled.
Those who are using a pacemaker are not allowed due to robot communication.
We do not allow passengers from an organized crime group, a member of an organized crime group, a related company or association of an organized crime group, and any other equivalent person of above; or
Please wear a mask while riding.
Wearing a seat belt is optional. It is recommended to wear it when small children are on board.
Do not touch the camera and sensor parts.
Be careful not to open the door while moving with your feet as the door on RakuRo is easy to open.
About Himeji City's Walkable Promotion Plan
Himeji City is working on the management of the city administration with the main themes related to the "life force," "human life," and "living" of the citizens toward the realization of "Himeji, a lively exchange base city that lives together and shines together", and is one of the priority measures. As one of them, we are advocating "improvement of urban infrastructure that supports living".
As a town development that makes you want to walk, we are promoting the "Walkable Promotion Plan" to revitalize the central city area centering on Otemae Street, and we are creating an attractive city for citizens and tourists. In addition, in order to realize the plan of Himeji City, ZMP became the managing company and established the "Himeji Walkable Council" in May this year and started activities.
In this demonstration experiment, Autonomous Driving single-seater robot "RakuRo" that guides you!
Point ①: How many eyes for RakuRo? !!
RakuRo has many "sensors" and "cameras". Each of these has a very important role as a robot's eye.
Point ②: Very smart!
Like our head, RakuRo has a built-in computer that is the brain. The engineers of the company "ZMP" that makes RakuRo are making the brains of RakuRo, and they are always smart in daily tests.
Point ③: No need to drive! We run automatically!
RakuRo can run automatically without driving. It uses its eyes and brain to find obstacles around you to stop, or run while avoiding crowds.
Point ④: We can talk!
Rakuro will take you to your destination while having a chat with you.
In addition, when you pass people in the city, RakuRo can greet them cheerfully!
Point ⑤: I have brothers too!
"RakuRo" is a robot that can carry people, but he have brother robots called "DeliRo" that carries goods and "PATORO" that protects the city!
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About this demonstration test
* This social trial is a demonstration experiment of tourism services sponsored by Himeji City. For inquiries about this service, please contact us from the following "Inquiries about this demonstration experiment and robots".
Inquiries about this demonstration test and robots
For inquiries about the event, please contact us at the email address below.
[Autonomous Driving Mobility Field Test on Otema-dori in Himeji]
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ZMP offers the "LIFE ROBOT BROTHERS" series of robots that automatically travel at the same speed as humans as robots that are useful in daily life.
We have a lineup of single-seater robots, delivery / delivery robots, and security & disinfection robots.
Single-Seater Robot RakuRo
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