Segway Technology

Developments in our house are more than just taking existing technologies and slapping a battery on them. We develop systems; not individual components. It's a completely new approach that combines expertise in the following areas:

 
Dynamic stabilization
That's fancy speak for the tech that enables balancing. It's proprietary and full of benefits such as incredible maneuverability (true zero turning radius), a small footprint and providing a fantastically unique riding experience.
 

 

Electric propulsion
Besides being clean and extremely efficient, electric propulsion enables fine adjustments to be made to each wheel (for turning and smoothing out the ride), and a precise, software-based approach to traction control and braking.


 

Smart battery management
Segway is one of the world's largest customers of large format batteries, and was at the forefront of the development of Lithium Ion batteries for transportation. We've learned a lot about the advanced sensing needed inside and applied this expertise to allow for more efficient energy use that leads to a longer battery life. Add in regenerative braking capability (being able to recharge while decelerating) and that's some smart battery tech.


 

Advanced sensing
If there's a feeling you get when trying a Segway product, it's like it can almost read your mind. Well, it's not magic. It's the combination of propulsion, energy, inertial sensing and an incredibly intuitive user interface that enables a ride that will force you to hold back a smile. Hopefully someday you'll have a chance to try it out and feel good about your commute instead of fearing it.


 

Drive-by-wire
Mechanical controls are so yesterday. We're all about using the latest in sensory technology to enable safe control through redundant systems that provide input for acceleration, braking, steering, and other functions.


 

Intuitive user interfaces
When you feel it, you know it. Segway's approach to user control is that of minimalism and a natural connection between man and machine. Our innovative sensing technologies allow us to look beyond traditional controls that haven't changed dramatically since the introduction of the automatic transmission.

 

 

Digital dashboard
Get all the information you need about system operation through connected devices. Speed, battery life, and other connectivity information are all conveyed over a secure wireless connection to a handheld device that can be mounted on the dash.


   
All of our products incorporate elements of our digital transportation architecture to provide an intuitive, electric, personal mobility experience like no other.
 
Segway Personal Transporters (PTs)

The Segway PT represents the next generation in clean, personal mobility, offering several advancements beyond our first generation models that make the ride even more intuitive and productive than ever before.

Consumers can choose between the versatile and sleek flagship model, the Segway i2, the Segway x2, or six different fully equipped packages tailored to such uses as commuting and golf. The Segway i2 is a great way to enjoy the ride while commuting to work, running errands, or just traveling a short distance where a car is more hassle than it's worth. The Segway x2 brings added versatility to your world, offering sturdy capability in rugged off-sidewalk terrains such as trails, bike paths or beachfronts. The Segway x2 Golf package is an innovative, fun and flexible way to play a round.

Businesses worldwide have discovered the enhanced productivity and increased mobility inherent to the versatile, reliable and durable Segway i2. The Segway i2 has been developed to excel in speed, range, and maneuverability in varied environments. Packages tailored to the needs of security and commercial customers are available and an additional range of accessories can be added for true customization.

Police and security agencies worldwide are using Segway products to patrol airports, transit stations, manufacturing facilities, shopping malls and campuses. Check out the versatile Segway i2 Police, optimized for policing needs with additional cargo and reflectivity options.

For businesses operating in outdoor environments, the Segway x2 maximizes performance on diverse off-sidewalk terrain. This rugged version of our venerable Segway PT makes tackling rough terrain a breeze, equipped with standard lithium-ion batteries and low-pressure tires.

 
 
 
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