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Meet Loomo, Segway's Mini Transporter And Robotic Sidekick That Captures Photos And Video

Meet Loomo, a mini-transporter and robotic sidekick that aims to take on the traditional Segway. Loomo auto-follows, captures video, and shoots photos. Here's everything you need to know about the new robot by Segway Robotics.

Gadgets March 8, 2018

Toyota, Segway Inventor Join Forces To Improve The Wheelchair

Toyota has teamed up with Segway inventor Dean Kamen to develop advanced wheelchairs for the disabled and elderly population. The partnership will also relaunch the iBOT wheelchair, which stopped sales in 2009.

Gadgets May 23, 2016

Segway's Patent Suit Will Probably Ban Hoverboard Imports Forever

If the fact that most hoverboards are banned from public spaces in multiple cities or being sold by online retailers isn't enough to stop you from purchasing one from a place outside of the United States, then Segway's patent suit probably will.

March 18, 2016

Segway 1, Copycats 0: US Bans Importation Of Certain Personal Transporters, Hoverboards

Segway chalks up a victory while hoverboard manufacturers and resellers notch yet another loss. The U.S. International Trade Commission officially bans Segway copycats.

Legal March 17, 2016

Segway’s Hoverboard Robot Uses Intel RealSense To Find Its Way Around

The latest Segway is a bit more than just a self-balancing board. This thing is alive with an Intel Atom processor, an Intel RealSense camera system and an Android-based OS.

Robotics January 7, 2016

The New Segway Can Transform Into A Cute Robot Assistant

Ninebot, in partnership with Intel, has announced a new Segway that allows users to ride around. When they're not riding it, however, it can transform into a cute robotic assistant.

Gadgets January 6, 2016

New Yorkers Can No Longer Ride Hoverboards In Public Streets, But Technically They Never Could

It's illegal to ride a hoverboard on public streets and on sidewalks in New York, but this has always been the case because of a pre-existing New York state traffic law.

Gadgets November 18, 2015

Xiaomi Announces An Affordable Segway Competitor That Can Be Controlled With Your Smartphone

Xiaomi unveiled its first self-balancing scooter, the Ninebot mini, which will retail in China for a fraction of the cost of a Segway. It is lightweight and compact enough to carry or fit in the trunk of a car.

Gadgets October 19, 2015

UK Authorities Declare Segway-Like ‘Hoverboards’ Illegal On Public Roads And Sidewalks

The UK points out that it's actually illegal to cruise sidewalks and other public roads on hoverboards in England and Wales. Somehow, this could be a good thing for hoverboard makers.

Gadgets October 13, 2015

Riding Hoverboards On Roads And Pavements Is Illegal In The UK

Self-balancing, hands-free electronic scooters called hoverboards are illegal to ride on public roads and pavements in the UK, as part of guidelines added to the Highway Act of 1835 that includes Segways and other electric vehicles.

Gadgets October 12, 2015

Segway Dance Cover Of Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean' More Entertaining Than Original

Here's something that Segway fans and Beliebers will both love. The Internet is going crazy over the world's first Segway dance video set to Justin Bieber's hit 'What Do You Mean.'

Internet Culture October 5, 2015

Make Katy Perry Sing But Not Ride A Segway [Video]

Katy Perry attempted to ride a Segway and failed miserably. The singer posted a video of her hilarious attempt on Instagram for her fans to have a good chuckle.

Movies/TV Shows September 9, 2015

This Futuristic Skateboard Is Small Enough To Fit Into Your Bag

The engineers at Japan-based company Cocoa Motors have developed a Segway the size of a laptop.

FUTURE TECH August 10, 2015

Volkswagen Is Making An Electric Scooter To Rival The Segway

Volkswagen is planning to release an electric scooter for city transportation, aimed to take users the 'extra mile' and compete with the likes of the Segway.

FUTURE TECH July 7, 2015

Students Develop A Wheelchair With Tank Treads For Traveling Up And Down Stairs

A group of students from Zurich developed a wheelchair that works like a Segway scooter and has tank treads to climb up and down stairs.

Gadgets June 22, 2015

Documentary Chronicles Dean Kamen's Quest To Solve World’s Water Crisis With ‘SlingShot’ Device

Legendary inventor Dean Kamen has created a device he dubbed ‘SlingShot’ that can make even poisoned water potable. Tech Times sat down with director Paul Lazarus to learn more about the film.

FUTURE TECH June 17, 2015

Chinese Firm Ninebot Acquires Scooter Manufacturer Segway

Segway is transitioning into rival's arms. Ninebot will acquire Segway, though the two companies will operate under their own brands.

Deals April 15, 2015

First drunk Segway rider arrested in Norway

With the legalization of the two-wheeled motorized scooter, came the inevitable use of the machine while inebriated.

Internet Culture August 21, 2014

Segway releases three-wheeled public safety patroller

Segway is releasing the SE-3 Patroller, a three-wheeled vehicle that is designed for use in the public safety sector.

Gadgets May 23, 2014

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