gita and gitamini are first-of-their kind following robots that carry up to 40 pounds and 20 pounds of cargo respectively. They use computer sensor vision (no GPS or tracking device) to pair to and follow its user with the tap of a button for a completely hands-free experience. Designed to move the way people move, gita and gitamini help people do more of their living on foot, making local living easier, smarter, and more fun.
What does gita mean?
gita (jee-ta) is Italian for “short trip.” It’s an ode to our Italian roots as a member of the Piaggio Group (best known as the Italian manufacturer of the iconic Vespa scooter).
Can my business partner with Piaggio Fast Forward?
gita can travel up to 12 miles and gitamini can travel up to 21 miles, both on a continuous charge. Both gitamini and gita can be recharged in under 2 hours and plug into any standard wall outlet. You can find more information on the specs of each robot on our shop page.
What types of terrain can gita handle?
Thanks to gita’s large wheels it has great balance and can seamlessly transition from indoors to outdoors. It can manage moderately uneven surfaces, but things like sand, snow, mud, or extra tall grass will trip it up.
How fast can gita go?
Up to 6 miles per hour. gita monitors your speed and accommodates its following distance accordingly to avoid any potential collisions.
Can I walk in the rain with the gita robot?
Sure, getting caught in the occasional rainstorm is no big deal, but please note that the lid is not watertight.
Can gita follow me indoors?
Yes! It’s ideal for this. gita’s following technology allows it to pair to and follow a user without the use of GPS, which is typically not accurate enough for indoor use. Because of its compact size, tight spaces like elevators, narrow hallways, and busy shopping aisles are a breeze for gitamini.
Does the gita robot have a warranty?
Yes: 12 months or 1,000 miles, whichever comes first.
Can the gita robot charge my phone?
Yes! There’s a USB port on the inside of the cargo bin for phone charging on-the-go.
Is gita safe?
gita’s light weight, rounded shape and soft plastic body make it generally safe when used in accordance with the safety instructions, which can be found in our User Manual.
How does gita work on curbs or stairs?
gita is designed to navigate cities in the same way you’d use a wheelchair or push a stroller. It can go up and down ramps with a surface grade of up to 16%, navigating curbs or stairs do require human assistance.
Can I use gita on longer trips? Does it fit in a car?
Yes, gita and gitamini fit into most cars. Our User Manual provides detailed instructions on the safest way to lift gita and secure it for transport so that it’s ready to accompany you on short or long trips.
In what countries is gita available?
As of now, only the U.S.
How easy is gita to use? Do you need a smartphone to connect to it?
gita is incredibly user friendly. With just the touch of a button gita pairs to and follows its user—no GPS, tracking device or remote control needed.
The mygita app is available for iOS and Android smartphones at the Apple App Store or Google Play. The mygita app is required for registration before your first use, but it is not needed for gita’s operation and day to day activities. The mygita app adds advanced functionality (security, information, and support) as well as easy-to-download software updates that add new functions to gita as they become available.
Is it airplane friendly?
No, but maybe in the future.
Is gita secure?
Both gita and gitamini can be locked from the mygita app when it is in Park mode, disabling operation and keeping your stuff inside safe until you’re ready to keep moving.
What if I’m not sure about my purchase or want to make a return?
Trying gita at home is low risk. We offer free shipping and returns within 30 days of receipt of your gita. We do deduct a $500 restocking fee from your refund.