Baby carriage by Volkswagen Company

Baby carriage by Volkswagen Company

In many films, the situation often glimpsed, which is the biggest nightmare for any parent. Baby carriage starts to roll, gradually increasing speed, and leaves on the roadway, or where even worse, where the life of the child in the stroller is in mortal danger. To avoid such situations, experts in Volkswagen developed a stroller with an automatic braking system that will stop the wheelchair, if the movement becomes uncontrollable. Moreover, they have gone further and installed an engine and controls system, borrowed from the self-propelled vehicles, robots, turning it into a robot that can literally follow in the footsteps of the child's parent or babysitter.

Baby carriage by Volkswagen Company

The carriage control system is based on cruise control sensor from VW Golf. The data from this sensor allows the carriage to maintain a strictly specified distance to the parent, even if the parent makes a morning jog in the park.

Baby carriage by Volkswagen Company

Of course, now very few parents can entrust their child to a robotic device controlled by AI. However, the increasing penetration of all kinds of robotic technology in our daily lives, these technologies will become more sophisticated and perfect, gradually gaining the trust of the common people.

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