Murata Girl, known in Japanese as “Seiko-chan”, rides a unicycle with ease: she can ride forwards or backwards at two inches per second or be idle in one place.
There are in-built sensors which warns if there is an obstruction in front of it or when it is about to bump into some objects.
It has a spinning disc inside to keep it balanced in one place without falling.
, the makers of this “Murata Girl” robot created it for education purposes and to promote its brand.
The Murata Girl can be controlled via a Bluetooth device.
According to the Cnet article
, this robot was created by three female art school graduates. The Murata Girl will be officially unveiled at the Ceatec Japan,2008 Show, which begins on Sept. 30.