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Solowheel: A Portable, Self-Balancing Unicycle

Solowheel: A Portable, Self-Balancing Unicycle
Design

The single-wheeled vehicle uses gyro sensors for balancing, while a Lithium-ion battery powers it for up to two hours.

Naresh Kumar
  • 24 february 2011

One of the latest products from the Inventist’s stable is the Solowheel-a self balancing electric unicycle that is also perhaps the world’s smallest and most environmentally friendly vehicle. Solowheel features a wheel and two foldable leg pads and uses gyroscope technology to help the driver control its speed by leaning forward or backward.

The unicycle is equipped with a 1000-Watt motor and a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery that reclaims energy when going downhill or slowing down, and lasts for two hours. Solowheel is extremely portable and can simply be folded and carried around, making it a very convenient vehicle that can be used anywhere.

Watch its video demo below:



Solowheel

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