Tagged: Personal transportation

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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Uniwheel, a single wheel ridable electric transporter available for pre-order

Uniwheel-single wheel electric transporter

A British company has launched the Uniwheel – a single wheel rideable electric transporter that is designed with the idea of transforming the way we negotiate the last mile. Described as the urban head turner on its website, the Uniwheel is designed for casual rule breakers – for rule breakers since it’s illegal to ride hoverboards and self-balancing unicycles on the payments in Britain. Weighing almost 24 pounds, the Uniwheel is one of the more feature-packed unicycle on the market. The Uniwheel features replaceable bumper, it has bi-directional LED backlight and headlights. Read More…

NZ inventor develops Ogo hands-free electric wheelchair

Ogo hands-free electric wheelchair

Segway in itself hasn’t been as impressive a personal mobility device as Dean Kamen would have wanted it to be; nonetheless, it has been a source of inspiration for a whole bunch of new age personal transporters. Ogo, first of its kind, hands-free electric wheelchair is no different. Created by Otaki, New Zealand-based inventor Kevin Halsall, the Ogo is made from a rebuilt Segway. Aimed at improving mobility for the disabled, Ogo provides complete freedom of movement and independence for anyone riding it. Read More…

i-Robot-SC personal transportation vehicle revealed at Interbike Trade Show

X-Robot i-Robot-SC personal mobility vehicle

Shown off at the Interbike Trade Show in Los Vegas, Nevada was an innovative personal mobility two-wheeled transporter by X-Robot called i-Robot-SC. Just like some other personal mobility vehicles this one too looks for easing off our transportation woes. Pitching to its customers with the philosophy of “Going With Your Heart, Show Your Style”, the i-Robot-SC is an intelligent means of transportation with trendy two-wheeled design that keeps your body balanced during commuting courtesy gyroscopic control. The vehicle can hurl up to speeds of 10 km/h and can go around 20 km on one charge. The vehicle is controlled with body movement as your body movement actuates the turning angle and direction of turn.

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