Cool Tech

Yamaha's motorcycle-riding robot calls out Valentini Rossi to a challenge on the racetrack

Motobot is a motorcycle-riding robot designed to operate motorcycles in the same way humans would so it can test new safety features and bike systems. Yamaha hopes to beat MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi on the racetrack, but…

Yamaha’s Sports Ride concept is designed to feel more like a motorcycle than a car

Yamaha has traveled to Tokyo to show it still has what it takes to build cars. Shaped like a shrunken-down supercar, the Sports Ride concept weighs less than 1,700 pounds thanks to the widespread use of carbon fiber.

Yamaha will introduce its first vehicle concept at the Tokyo Motor Show

Yamaha will reportedly introduce its first vehicle concept at this year's Tokyo Motor Show. The motorcycle manufacturer has never made a vehicle in its 126-year history, though there has been a design study made by an independent party.
Home Theater

No space? No problem: Check out Yamaha’s epic $1,700 Dolby Atmos surround sound bar

Yamaha's latest sound bar is it's most ambitious effort yet loaded with dozens of the company's sound projection beam drivers, and touting support for Dolby Atmos surround sound, along with all the spoils of the new MusicCast multiroom…
Home Theater

Yamaha MusicCast is like Sonos, but works with any source and any BT speaker

Yamaha MusicCast that incorporates all the features you'd expect from a Sonos-style multiroom-audio setup, and much more. The system rolls out with 20 pieces, including receivers, speakers, and sound bars.
Home Theater

Save space without sacrificing sound quality with Yamaha’s new SRT-700 TV speaker base

If you're trying to free up space in your living room, it can be tough to fit a surround setup or even a sound bar. That's where Yamaha's new SRT-700 TV speaker base comes in, saving space without sacrificing big sound.

Boombox meets Bluetooth in Yamaha’s latest creations

While Bluetooth speakers are generally stripped down in terms of funcionality, they don't have to be. Case in point: Yamaha's new SX-B141 & TSX-B235 audio systems which offer Bluetooth streaming, but also play CDs and have a built-in…