“Segway-Ninebot has established itself as a category leader in short distance transportation solutions, from innovative delivery robots to kickscooters now used in cities across the world,” said the company’s CEO, Luke Gao. “We are changing the way people move from place to place. With an eye towards the future of how cities will evolve, as […]
The new scooter has a detachable buoyancy tank. The idea is that novice users will keep this in place when exploring down to a depth of 5 meters (16 ft), while more experienced divers will remove it when heading down considerably deeper. This makes the scooter either slightly-positively or neutrally buoyant.
Although each material is recyclable, sustainable product design also requires durability and superior functionality for long-term use. With this in mind, the Wooly Mammoth team thoughtfully planned the components for functionality and efficiency. A bamboo cutting board is built into the hinged lid. Designed to open like a tackle box, the entire lid lifts out of the […]
Not all golfers enjoy pushing or pulling a trolley around for hours, which is why there are now powered models that move on their own. A new one, known as the S-Walk, actually keeps pace with its user as they walk across the greens.
The mix of materials that make up your typical running shoe, like polyesters, rubbers, glues and stitching, make it next to impossible to recycle in its entirety. Salomon’s solution was to produce its recyclable running shoe using 100 percent thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU).
Rain-harvesting panels would let people in drought-stricken cities catch their own water.
Designer Shaakira Jassat has created a rain-catcher that is slim enough to fit on the outside of buildings in dense urban environments.
The scooter can reach a top speed of 20 km/h (12.4 mph) and travel 20 km on each charge. Conveniently, it is also designed to mount to Hyundai and Kia vehicles, where it can be charged using electricity produced as the car drives.
Twelve South has released a Bluetooth adapter called the AirFly Pro that can be plugged into old school audio sources with a 3.5 mm headphone jack to stream audio to wireless headphones and earphones.
The idea came in 2008, when Mr. Nash was at a soccer game with his granddaughters and noticed a young mother teaching her baby to walk. He noticed the mother hunched over and he began to think about how uncomfortable it must be. Watching the young mom pulling on the infant’s arms was very dangerous […]
Air travel can be difficult for the mobility-challenged … they either have to procure a wheelchair at the airport, or make sure that their own chair gets stowed in the luggage hold. British engineer Richard Williams has developed an alternative, in the form of a folding wheelchair that doubles as a carry-on bag.