Tagged: Segway

Segway One S1– Self-balancing, single-wheel ride to be unveiled at CES 2017

Segway One S1Segway Inc. is well known as a leading provider of electric personal transportation. The company had begun with its quest to deliver new generation personal mobility devices in 2001 and now it has penetrated into various markets including law-enforcement. In November, Segaway in collaboration with Ninebot had announced the One S1- a single-wheel mobility device for pre-sale exclusively on Amazon for $749.
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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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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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[Watch] Ninebot Mini – Xiaomi’s $315 self-balancing scooter

Xiaomi-hoverboard-made-by-Ninebot

After Mi phones and smart wristbands, China’s Xiaomi is venturing into the future of personal transportation with Ninebot Mini – a self-balancing scooter or ‘hoverboard’ if you may. Announced by Xiaomi Chief Executive Officer Lei Jun at an event in Beijing; Ninebot Mini is developed in collaboration with Ninebot (a startup funded by Xiaomi). The self balancing scooter, being reckoned as a hoverboard (though it’s not a board and doesn’t hover) is not a typical Segway either. It does not have Segway-style handle to steer, instead a knee-high handle that allows rider to steer the Mini with leg movement to go left, right, forward or backward. 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…

Volkswagen is planning three-wheeled electric scooter for masses

Volks-roller Volkswagen three-wheeled electric scooter

Segway was a revolutionary entry in future of transportation. Somehow, Segway manufacturers failed to bring down prices for the two-wheeled personal transporter and it couldn’t reach the masses. To change that with a much competitively priced solution, Volkswagen is working on a Segway-style personal mobility device which could debut next year. The news was broken by Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn in an interview with Bild, a German Newspaper. Read More…

Chic-Robot Smart S1 personal mobility scooter stiffens competition for Segway

Chic-Robot Smart S1 personal mobility scooter

Personal mobility is going to be the future of transportation owing to its ease of portability and zero-emission qualities. Segway has been at the forefront of personal mobility and inspired many other manufacturer’s to come up with their versions of a solo upright positioned ride. But now, it is going to have some stiff competition from a very intuitively designed personal mobility vehicle by a Chinese manufacturer Chic-Robot. The personal electric scooter dubbed as Smart S1 is capable of going at a top speed of 10 km/h to a distance of 20 km on one charge and can also take on inclined pathways with 15 degree ascend or descend.
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Segway launches three-wheeled electric SE-3 Patroller for security personal

Segway-se-3-patroller

Segway stormed personal mobility market with zero-emissions two wheeled personal transport vehicles that are now a common site in airports and shopping malls. Segway has also been part of police patrol vehicles in form of the i2 SE and the x2 SE two-wheel patrol vehicles. Now, Segway has taken a third route, with the SE-3 Patroller – a three-wheeled electric patrol vehicle designed primarily for security, emergency and law enforcement agencies. Read More…

Interview: Bimal Rajappan, designer of XOR Exoskeleton Rider personal mobility vehicle

Personal mobility concept XOR – Exoskeleton Rider by Bimal Rajappan

Personal mobility is the future of our urban living habits and manufacturers are trying to cash-in on this concept by developing their versions of personal mobility vehicles. An Indian design student Bimal Rajappan has come up with a very convincing conceptualization of Segway-inspired personal mobility vehicle called XOR – Exoskeleton Rider that could certainly be the future of urban personal mobility. We got the chance to get an exclusive interview with Bimal Rajappan who has ingeniously designed his version of Personal Mobility Vehicle that is quite impressive. So here we have the inquisitive queries that came to our mind and Bimal’s reply to those queries.
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Self-balancing Segway Electric Scooter

Segway Electric Scooter

Piaggio or a Segway? This two wheeler is one of its kind and made completely by hand in Spain from original Piaggio components and comprises of double 1000W 1.34Cv electric engines. The parallel wheeled scooter is capable of reaching speeds of 20 kmph carrying a maximum weight of 180 kg and on full charge can hurl up to 30-35 km on one battery charge. The compact little commuting vehicle has the ability to rotate 360 degrees in standing position courtesy its independent motors and traverse slopes of up to 30 degrees. The steering of this Segway Electric Scooter is fully adjustable according to rider’s height and due to its CPU and inbuilt gyro system the stability is also good.

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