Step into Nissan’s self-driving slippers

The car company's automonous driving technology is being used on a lot more than cars.

Guests at a Japanese inn are being treated to some highly unusual amenities: objects other than cars that are propelled by Nissan’s autonomous driving technology.

The ProPilot Park Ryokan in Hakone, Japan, may appear like most other ryokan – or Japanese inns. However, equipped with the car company’s ProPilot Park driving technology, which launched in Japan in October last year, the place’s seemingly normal slippers, tables and floor cushions can return to their original spots at the push of a button, without your assistance.

Nissan has said the amenities, while entertaining in themselves, have also helped “reduce staff workload.”