Tagged: Personal commuter

Xiaomi to launch Mijia – $298 portable e-scooter for personal mobility

Xiaomi Mijia e-scooter 7On December 15, 2016, Xiaomi will launch its 12.5 Kg electric-scooter in consumer market for selling price of 1999 yuan ($290). The objective of this portable e-scooter is to offer short-distance indoor-outdoor mobility like the Segway One S1 or single-wheel mobility concepts.  However,  Mijia is slimmer, lighter, and minimal in design.  Mijia claims to offer 25 km/h speed with a range of 25 kms on single charge. The juice comes from included 280Wh LG 1850 lithium battery that runs 500 W motor. Read More…

Ninebot By Segway MiniPRO: Next generation self-balancing scooter for urban commuters

Ninebot By Segway MiniPRO self balancing scooter

Ninebot Mini, the self-balancing scooter created quite a buzz last year and showed the world what future of personal commuting will be like in the coming years. Now Ninebot and Segway have joined forces to create an advanced self-balancing personal transporter which comes with even better features. Powered by Ninebot technology, the miniPRO two-wheel electric scooter has a higher top speed of 10 Mph, longer battery life which lasts for around 14 miles distance and safety features customary to Segway’s standards.
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Crazy Inventions: Colin Furze shows-off his Hoverbike in style

Hoverbike by Colin Furze

As our dream to fly solo lives on for so many decades, we are bound to witness attempts to do. And why wouldn’t we in such a technology dominated era. Colin Furze might have been one such person with dreams to fly off the ground. It is one thing craving for a dream, and completely other making it come true. The crazy brit has surprised me with his latest invention which has earned my respect. A Hoverbike that’s completed in a few weeks’ time and with no prior knowledge of engineering or aerospace, he has baffled the world again.
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eFoldi: Collapsible e-scooter transforms into a seat, luggage carrier and charges your gadgets

efoldi multipurpose

eFoldi, a shape-shifting electric scooter designed by London-based father-daughter team, is on Kickstarter for crowdfunding. Jianmin and SumiWang, the designers, have come up with collapsible e-sctoor that can be transformed into a seat, luggage carriage, a seat and can charge gadgets with provided USB port. It had rocked the British Inventors Project at the Gadget Show Live exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. Prior to that, it had claimed the gold medal at the 2015 Beijing Invention Competition and the Grand Prize at the 2015 Surrey Entrepreneur UK Academy. Read More…

Hoverboard getting too dangerous? Time to convert it into a HoverSeat

HoverCart hoverboard attachment for safe personal commuting

Hoverboards have become a bit of scare crow in the last few months owing to numerous reports of these personal commuters setting on fire. So, the best way to stay safe is to stay away from a Hoverboard for good. That is how most of the people perceive the situation. But guys over at BoatsToGo have a different idea to safely ride a hovercraft while adding to its utility. This is HoverSeat personal commuter which is more like a go-kart minus the steering wheel. The Florida-based firm has come up with the idea of attaching a set of rear wheels to the Hoverboard with chassis support for it to carry the weight of a full grown human in a sitting position.
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EV4 off-road rollerblades with tank treads is made teens of 2016

EV4 off road rollerblades-1

If you’re a teenager from the 80s and 90s, you have grown up with roller skates on your feet. That is not really how the teens of 2016 will be. Polish manufacturer EV4 is changing the ordinary with electric off-road rollerblades that are designed to tackle all terrains. Personal mobility devices have come a long way, and EV4 rollerblades adds another feather to the cap making that farfetched idea of electric roller skates a reality.   Read More…

Kiwano KO-X Hoverboard uses reliable Samsung components, so it won’t explode

Kiwano KO-X Hoverboard

Hoverboards haven’t earned a good name for themselves in the last month or so owing to their safety concerns. These self-balancing scooters have been susceptible to fires and that has made them a less lucrative option for buyers. Kiwano’s designer Juan Contreras wants to change that perception with a Hoverboard powered by Samsung’s reliable batteries and components. The app connected KO-X scooter passes all safety regulations and will be available in the US market pretty soon.
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Personal Mobility Vehicle + Intelligent Robot = Segway Advanced Personal Robot

Segway Advanced Personal Robot_1

This looks like a standard Segway, but in-fact it is much more than that. At the ongoing CES 2016 Intel revealed Segway Advanced Personal Robot which is a rideable PMV and at the same time your companion robot. The cute mini robot butler based on Ninebot mini robot developed in collaboration with Xiaomi-backed robotic startup is rideable like your standard Segway at speed of 18kph to distance of 30km before requiring a recharge. When you are riding it, the robotic mode shuts-off. In the robotic mode this robot can follow you or carry stuff around in the supermarket, all this while it sees the world from its enchanting eyes.
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Hendo Hoverboard celebrates ‘Back to the Future’ day in style

Hendo Hoverboard

Hendo Hoverboard was promised to be out on 21 October 2015 if it got funded on Kickstarter for a herculean funding amount of $250,000. And that promise has been fulfilled as Ara Pax have released the next generation 2.0 beta 4-engine prototype of Hendo Hoverboard. Developed in close consultation with skateboarding star Tony Hawk this levitating skateboard is the closest competitor to Lexus Hoverboard which has made all the news after its first reveal.
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AirWheel A3 electric commuter looks to take on Segway in a big way

Airwheel A3 personal commuting vehicle

Taking a detour from the trend of Segway-like personal mobility vehicles is this self-balancing scooter with a saddle that focuses on ergonomic riding comfort. In-fact it is somewhere between an electric unicycle and a Segway-like scooter, taking the best features from both these designs and putting it into one personal commuter. This is AirWheel A3 electric self-balancing scooter designed for urban commuting and portability.
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