While others have focused on wearable tech, we created raceable tech. Introducing the PUMA BeatBot: a programmable, self-driving robot that inspires runners to push harder by giving them a visual target to beat, not just a stopwatch. Instead of just telling runners to be Forever Faster, we gave them a way to live it.
The BeatBot invites runners to race against it at their chosen pace across various distances. Once programmed, the BeatBot follows the line on a track with an array of 9 infrared sensors- Counts wheel spins to determine speed and distance- Processes all the data in real-time, to make over 100 maneuvers a second to stay on the line, navigate bends and cross the finish line all at a pace you’re trying to beat- An array of bright LED lights at the rear so you can see the BeatBot in your peripheral vision, leaving you to concentrate on making your run as fast as possible.
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