tmsuk Co., Ltd.
[tmsuk x Kyoto City] Concluded an agreement to promote the spread of mobility Lend the next-generation smart mobility “RODEM” to Kyoto City Japan’s first RODEM model with maximum speed of 12km/h to be used
tmsuk Co., Ltd. (Head office: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, President: Yuji Kawakubo, hereinafter “tmsuk”) has signed an agreement with Kyoto City on the free rental of next-generation smart mobility “RODEM” on September 8, 2023. concluded. This agreement will promote the introduction of safe and secure mobility that is easy for anyone to use in the Kyoto city area, and the next generation that contributes to tourism excursions, including foreign tourists, and securing the last mile for citizens based on the regional characteristics of Kyoto. We will work to promote the spread of mobility.
RODEM is a mobility type “ridable robot” that expands the user’s living space and supports movement to realize a high quality life. It was commercialized after verification in Denmark, a welfare state, and has been repeatedly tested on public roads and applied research in various parts of the country for city mobility. In June of this year, the RODEM M651-R (maximum speed of 6 km/h) was introduced to Tokyo Midtown Yaesu’s mobility business “Machi Mobi”, and was put into practical use as the first city tour using RODEM in Japan. Ta. The RODEM (M653-A), which is being loaned free of charge to Kyoto City, is a new model with a maximum speed of 12km/h, which is specialized for outdoor use.
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Kyoto City is promoting initiatives aimed at the safe and secure utilization of diverse forms of mobility that support the so-called last mile, according to the mobility needs and characteristics of the region. This time, tmsuk has offered to lend one RODEM free of charge, and from the perspective of promoting the spread of next-generation mobility that contributes to securing the last mile that matches the characteristics of the city of Kyoto, expanding new opportunities for RODEM utilization. We have decided to conclude an agreement as follows with the aim of cooperating in business matching, etc.
■ Summary of Agreement (1) Purpose
Verification of the promotion of initiatives for the safe and secure use of diverse mobility that is easy for everyone to use in the Kyoto city area, and the promotion of next-generation mobility that contributes to securing the last mile based on the regional
characteristics of Kyoto. do.
(2) Content ○ Business matching and consideration related to the utilization of rodem in the Kyoto city area ○ Active utilization of rodem in Kyoto city measures ○ Other matters deemed necessary to achieve the purpose of the preceding paragraph *Conditions of free loan shall be stipulated in a separate memorandum.
■About next-generation smart mobility “RODEM” RODEM is a mobility-type “ridable robot” that expands the user’s living space and supports movement to realize a high-quality life. Since the line of sight is high when driving, it is possible to have a conversation with pedestrians at the same line of sight, so you can do things such as sightseeing and interacting at the counter while riding RODEM. The new model “RODEM” (M653-A), which is being loaned free of charge to Kyoto City, has an improved maximum speed of 12km/h for use outdoors (short to medium distances).
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Related information: RODEM / M651 (conventional model): maximum speed 6km/h, category: electric wheelchair (runs on sidewalks/roadside strips/no driver’s license required), operation: joystick
▼ Click here for details about RODEM: https://www.tmsuk.co.jp/rodem/ The information in the press release is current as of the date of release. Subject to change without notice.
tmsuk Co., Ltd. https://www.tmsuk.co.jp A service robot manufacturer aiming for a coexistent society where humans and robots coexist. We continue to develop a variety of practical robots (workroids) that can take the place of humans in heavy labor and labor shortages, such as medical care, construction, personal mobility, and disaster relief. President and Representative Director: Yuji Kawakubo Head office location: 689-1 Daikoku-cho, Jofukuji-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 602-8482 Business description: Research and development, manufacturing, and sales of workroids
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