Remember the Segway Human Transporter
, that two-wheeled pedestrian vehicle that saves wear and tear on the soles of one's shoes?
The "IT" in question also used to be known as Project Ginger and was the subject of feverish speculation last year before being revealed as the Segway Human Transporter
(SHT for short).
When Dean Kamen, chairman of Segway LLC (Manchester, NH), rolled out onto the floor at Delphi Automotive Systems World Headquarters (Troy, MI) on his Segway Human Transporter
(HT), he was surrounded by a demi-menacing group brandishing pens and microcassette recorders rather than shivs and chains.
Segway Smart Motion technology provides intelligent control and motion to a variety of devices and is at the heart of all the products Segway develops, including the Segway Human Transporter
(HT), the Segway Robotic Mobility Platform (RMP) and "Concept Centaur", a four-wheeled light electric concept vehicle.
THIS year's mega-hyped Segway human transporter
will be as widespread as motorbikes in 20 years - if you believe inventor Dean Kamen, that is.
IT is inventor Dean Kamen's Segway Human Transporter
, the mystery shrouded invention formerly known as IT.
Applications with Valence Technology's power systems range from the Segway Human Transporter
and wheel chairs to electric vehicles, military field equipment and critical back-up power for telecommunications and utility systems.
Demonstrators ride the Segway Human Transporter
, a one-person battery-powered scooter.
Judges will also select one first prize winner who will receive a Segway Human Transporter
Confirmed speakers include Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway Human Transporter
, chairman of Segway LLC and president of DEKA Research and Development Corp.
The contest for the Segway Human Transporter
($4,950 USD), is open to anyone.
The Boston Globe today announced significant additions to it's roster of presenters at "IDEAS Boston 2004" - including inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen of Segway Human Transporter
(HT) renown, and theater, film and opera director Julie Taymor, creative energy behind the Broadway hit musical "The Lion King.
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), the largest robotics competition in the United States, is the brainchild of Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway Human Transporter
, and Woodie Flowers, a mechanical engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Denver, CO-based Spinning Blue, a production company specializing in digital media, recently announced a new project known as "America at 10 mph," a cross-country expedition "aiming to capture a sense of America and today's American dream by interviewing people from all walks of life," that will consist of a solo rider on a Segway Human Transporter
(HT) and a small film and support crew.
MATHWORKS SEGWAY HUMAN TRANSPORTER
- MathWorks products were integral to the design process for developing the Segway Human Transporter
(HT), a self- balancing, personal transportation device that's designed to operate in any pedestrian environment.