It was believed that the Segway was also going to the be the future of personal transport but it just never seemed catch on enough for it to go into mass production and compete with the bike! But now Honda has taken up the challenge with their UNI-CUB, which is an evolution of the U3-X personal mobility device! The main point here is that the Uni-Cub has a seat and that makes all of the difference when it comes to personal transport.
These are the details for the Honda UNI-CUB U3-X personal mobility device;
Representing the evolution of the U3-X personal mobility device that Honda announced in 2009, UNI-CUB features Honda’s proprietary balance control technology and the world’s first omni-directional driving wheel system (Honda Omni Traction Drive System). These technologies allow the rider to control speed, move in any direction, turn and stop, all simply by shifting his or her weight. Since the rider can freely move forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonally, he or she can quickly and easily manoeuvre among other people.