Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Nissan's Pitch-R can draw soccer pitches

By Faiming_low on 30 May 2018 in New technology, Other News

Attached Image Need a temporary soccer pitch? Nissan's new autonomous robot, Pitch-R can draw one up for a 11-a-side team game when there is enough room for it to do so.

Revealed at the UEFA Champions League Final in Kiev, Nissan's latest robot is said to be inspired by the brand's ProPILOT driver assistance tech, the Pitch-R features a four-camera vision system, GPS tracking and collision avoidance technology, allowing it to draw white lines on grass, tarmac or gravel using paint that can dissolve.

The Pitch-R can maneuver on its own to analyze its surroundings in real time while scanning for a suitable place to draw a football pitch. If there are obstacles in its way, it can navigate around them too. Drawing on uneven surfaces are not an issue for it too.

Nissan says that it can take less than 20 minutes for Pitch-R to draw pitches for either five-a-side, seven-a-side or a 11-a-side team game.

Viewed: 3,246 times

Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Yes, the Honda Civic Type R is already one of the most extreme-looking cars on sale today. And ye...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Subaru is on the verge of launching another special edition WRX STI. Dubbed the Subaru WRX STI TC...
Photo
Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the new Toyota Supra. Thanks to a leak from the folks from SupraMKV...
Photo
The BMW 3 Series debuted more than 40 years ago. We have our first real look at the car as well a...
Photo
The Lexus ES has been introduced in Europe and also on our sunny island recently. However, only t...
Photo
For those who find the HR-V/Vezel too slow, Honda has heard you and has revealed the new HR-V Spo...
   Lifestyle Articles