We’re sure that many of you are familiar with Segway where the company was one of the first to create personal mobility vehicles. The company has since evolved and expanded on its creations since then, where at CES 2020, the company took the wraps off one of their latest creations in the form of the Segway S-Pod.
Segway is a company that many might be familiar with as the company that created the personal transportation device, which has since been used in many a TV show and movie, such as Paul Blart: Mall Cop. However it seems that Segway has decided to make something a little more compact which comes in the form of the Drift W1.
Ninebot has reportedly built a kit that transforms Segways into go-karts. It’s pertinent to mention here that Ninebot is Segway’s parent company. Segway launched its e-skates last month and now a report reveals that Ninebot will soon be unveiling a new kit which attaches to the scooters and turns them into go-karts.
We’re sure what when Segway created its personal transportation system that it envisioned a future in which we would all be getting around that way. Unfortunately that did not exactly pan out, but it hasn’t stopped them from trying. The company has since launched another device called Loomo.
Hoverboards have had quite a lot of bad press lately given that they have been banned left, right and center. It’s not that everybody that’s making them is making defective hoverboards, it’s just that the market is flooded with substandard products that also happen to be at risk of fire. Nevertheless, Intel showed off something very cool at CES 2016, it’s a hoverboard that it has built with Segway, but this […]
Xiaomi is best known for its smartphones which have helped propel the company to become a major player in the Chinese smartphone market, but the company also makes other products including but not limited to wearable devices and an action camera. Today the company announced a rather interesting product that’s commonly known as a hoverboard, even though it’s not technically a board and it doesn’t really hover.
If you’ve been paying attention to social media, you’ll realize that there are more photos and videos of people riding “hoverboards”. These aren’t technically hoverboards but yet they are called that anyway. Basically they are a set of wheels and a platform that users stand on to move forwards, backwards, or spin around.They’re also made by a company called Inventist. However it seems that Segway, one of the original personal […]
We’re sure at one point in time, there were some who believed that the Segway would be the new mode of human transportation. It was small and fast enough, but unfortunately its price was not particularly friendly, at least to the masses. However there is one company that thinks Segway has value, and it is a company based in China called Ninebot.For those who are unfamiliar, Ninebot is a company […]
We’ve all seen Segways before but if you felt that the Segway lacked some features, like a windscreen and a seat, then this concept by designed Peng Huashun could be worth taking a look at. Dubbed the Folding Electric Vehicle, as you can see in the rendering above, it does appear to be rather compact and thanks to its foldability, you should have no problems stashing it away when you’re […]
Interested in creating a Segway made from LEGO pieces? Well, the folks over at Dexter Industries have what you need. Those guys have come up with something called an Inertial Motion Unit (IMU) Sensor: the combination of an accelerometer and gyroscope into one sensor. Using the IMU, LEGO enthusiasts can build robots that know which way is up, measure tilt, balance themselves, measure acceleration and rotation on all axes simultaneously.
Watched Mall Cop and loved every single minute of it? Well, getting around on Segways in a large mall makes perfect sense since such buildings are massive, especially for those suffering from joint pains. Well, purchasing a Segway outright might prove to be too much for your wallet to handle, but what happens when you fuse both passion and technical know-how? You get the DIY Segway, of course! Petter Forsberg […]
Segways are cool and plenty of fun to ride but they cost a bomb to purchase. Well, a hobbyist by the name of Marcelo Fornaso decided to put his smarts to the test and came up with his own version of the two-wheeled vehicle. But instead of following the build of the Segway down to a T, Fornaso chose to improve the design by allowing users to turn the vehicle […]
Want to know just how cool the Solowheel is compared to Segways? Well, why not check out the video of it in action in the extended post, where you see the rather elderly man riding on it without fear of crashing (and without protective gear, to boot!) while enjoying a lovely day outdoors on a single wheel. Talk about reinventing the wheel! Spotted at the International Toy Fair in New […]
A recent ruling in the UK has just rendered the Segway next to unusable in public. After the case of a factory worker getting fined for damaging a pavement by riding his Segway on it, the magistrate decided that the two-wheeled vehicles have no business being on a pavement. With Segways already banned from roads (for not being safe enough), users can only ride them in golf clubs, warehouses, shopping […]