Why do people say that ESCOT-V is different from torque converter type AT (Automatic transmission) in passenger vehicles and AMT (Automatic manual transmission) in other vehicles?

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Both the structure and degree of perfection of ESCOT-V are different!

ESCOT-V is a mechanical, automatic transmission which precisely controls a complicated 12-speed transmission that has the clutch and gearbox of a manual transmission. The exceedingly mature degree of completion that has been refined over 20 years to yield the driving sensation of a professional driver represents the peak achievement of the AMT with speedy and smooth operation.