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Self-driving chairs (not cars) are here

By Hannah Yi

Gone are the days of standing in line, thanks to self-driving chairs. Customers in Japan can now wait to be seated by sitting in chairs that automatically move them up the queue. The chairs were created by the automaker Nissan, which has been developing autonomous driving technology for its vehicles. The technology relies on cameras that detect objects up ahead and maintain a safe distance. Watch our video to see the self-driving chairs in action.