From slippers to tables to floor cushions, Nissan designed these items to do what on their own?

Answer: Go back where they belong.

by / January 26, 2018
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Turns out, Nissan’s self-parking tech can automate so much more than just your car.

This week the manufacturer revealed its new hotel based on a traditional Japanese inn, known as a ryokan. The ProPilot Park Ryokan features items that incorporate Nissan’s ProPilot Assist self-parking technology. The idea is that when you are done using them, you can just leave them wherever and they will put themselves back where they belong.

This isn’t the first time Nissan has put this technology into items other than cars. In 2016, the carmaker debuted its self-parking office chair that tucked itself under its assigned desk or table at the clap of your hands. And later that year, Nissan released another self-parking chair intended to give users a place to sit while waiting in line. When you reached the front of the line, the chair took itself to the back for someone else to sit in.