Meet Hitachi’s self-driving vehicle

Japan unveils ROPITS
ROPITS (Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System) is a single-passenger autonomous vehicle meant to travel on sidewalks. ROPITS is equipped with GPS, gyro sensor and laser sensors.It can pick-up and drop off a passenger autonomously, while the vehicle can be controlled by a joystick controller in the cockpit.
Japan unveils ROPITS

ROPITS (Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System) is a single-passenger autonomous vehicle meant to travel on sidewalks.


ROPITS is equipped with GPS, gyro sensor and laser sensors.It can pick-up and drop off a passenger autonomously, while the vehicle can be controlled by a joystick controller in the cockpit.


Japan's high-tech maker Hitachi unveils the new mobility robot "Ropits" (Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System) in Tsukuba in Ibaraki prefecture on March 12, 2013. The one man mobility robot can pick-up and drop off a passenger autonomously, while the vehicle can be controled by a joystick controler in the cockpit.

Japan unveils ROPITS
Source - Yahoo

Delhi gang-rape case accused Ram Singh commits ‘suicide’



Ram Singh, one of the prime accused in the gruesome December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus, allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail on Monday morning.

The incident took place in Jail No 3 at around 5 a.m. Singh, the driver of the bus in which the girl was raped, was found hanging, jail sources said.

Singh was arrested soon after the December 16 incident from near his home in R K Puram.

The girl was raped in the bus by him and his five associates, including a minor, in south Delhi after brutally beating her and also her male friend. The girl died in a Singapore hospital on December 29.
Source - The Hindu

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