The (New) Segway-Hoverboard 2.0 Combo

You may or may not have seen or heard the transport of the future featured on television, in a podcast, along the high street, or elsewhere, but the hoverboard is increasingly becoming accessible for those not just with deep pockets. When you call for the benefits of the hoverboard, SATORI & SCOUT would probably reckon that you couldn't name many and that this is all but a marketing ploy and futile product design considering that we have legs to walk (and stand on said hoverboard). How about combining a hoverboard with a segway? It was bound to happen at some point, right? Introducing the Hoverboard 2.0, this segway x hoverboard combination is the perfect lazy transport method, and whether you can or can't justify ever owning one, we would have to agree that technology has certainly come a long way to even be able to offer such a product.

With a very-modern design that features minimal detailing, the hoverboard 2.0 includes a retractable steering column that can transform the hoverboard into a segway, and even when not in use, acts in part as the hoverboards 'brain'. Designed by designers who have the opportunity to iterate on the hoverboard 1.0, this version includes a third central wheel to improve stability and manoeuvrability, a screen monitor to display performance and battery life, a curved base for improved drive, and integrated LED strips along the wheel arch to improve other commuters awareness (and look cool simultaneously, of course).

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Photography credit : Nikhil Kapoor

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