(VIDEO) Honda Uni-Cub, V2 the omnidirectional seated Segway
After a discreet presentation of the Uni-Cub’s V1 in December 2011, before the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda revealed today the second version of this personal mobility device called Uni-Cub -which is itself the evolution of the U3-X concept introduced in 2009.
The Uni-Cub is a single person electric vehicle, it has a removable lithium-ion battery and a seat with adjustable hieght, the range is 6 km with a maximum speed of 6kph.
Two control modes are available, using gyroscope (your body controls the vehicle) or via a touch pad. Thanks to its omnidirectional wheel developed in house by Honda (Honda Omni Traction Drive System) the Uni-Cub can move on all axes.
The Uni-Cub will be tested from June, indoors, in the Japanese National Museum of Science and Innovation.