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Hold your sides and check out these April Fools’ Day tech jokes

April 1 is the day on which you should never believe anything, especially when it comes to new tech product releases. Don’t worry though, everything we’ve featured on our list here is total nonsense, which is what makes it funny.

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Hold Onto Your Seats—Nissan is Pursuing Self-Driving Furniture

When Nissan showed off their “self-parking office chair” earlier this year, it seemed it was a gag. But now the company is actively pursuing self-driving furniture, with an initial application so quirky it could only come from Japan.

Their ProPILOT Chair, as they call it, is intended to ease queue-waiting outside of restaurants:

Here’s very similar footage, but with call-outs describing the technology the chairs are equipped with, and those technologies’ link to actual automobiles:

It appears this is really happening: Nissan is taking applications for volunteer businesses in Japan, with a deadline of December 27th. Selected businesses will have the chairs provided for them free of charge, with the rollout to begin in 2017.


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Hold Onto Your Seats—Nissan is Pursuing Self-Driving Furniture

When Nissan showed off their “self-parking office chair” earlier this year, it seemed it was a gag. But now the company is actively pursuing self-driving furniture, with an initial application so quirky it could only come from Japan.

Their ProPILOT Chair, as they call it, is intended to ease queue-waiting outside of restaurants:

Here’s very similar footage, but with call-outs describing the technology the chairs are equipped with, and those technologies’ link to actual automobiles:

It appears this is really happening: Nissan is taking applications for volunteer businesses in Japan, with a deadline of December 27th. Selected businesses will have the chairs provided for them free of charge, with the rollout to begin in 2017.


Core77