Playing musical wheelchairs

Dancers performing on a prototype of an electric wheelchair, dubbed the &Y01 or Andy 01, at a Slow Movement event in Tokyo. Japan's musical instruments conglomerate Yamaha and motorcycle giant Yamaha Motor produced the wheelchair, which plays music f
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Dancers performing on a prototype of an electric wheelchair, dubbed the &Y01 or Andy 01, at a Slow Movement event in Tokyo.

Japan's musical instruments conglomerate Yamaha and motorcycle giant Yamaha Motor produced the wheelchair, which plays music from an ultra-thin speaker shaped like a sail.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 04, 2015, with the headline 'Playing musical wheelchairs'. Print Edition | Subscribe