Honda just unveiled its latest concept UNI-CUB personal mobility device, it is the upgraded version from U3-X personal mobility device that was announced in 2009. This unique vehicle features the same compact design, comfortable saddle and freedom of movement but still to some people think it’s an awkward design. What do you think?
Honda UNI-CUB personal mobility device has been designed for harmony with people, it provides the same freedom to move in all directions the same way as you walk. The balance control technology and omni-directional driving wheel system allow rider to easily control speed and movement literally in any direction, simply shift his or her weight to control the direction. With this ability, rider can quickly and easily maneuver among other people. The design of this device allows its rider to maintain eye-level height with other people while the compact saddle style packaging allows rider’s legs to easily reach the ground. Just like its slogan, it creates harmony between its rider and other people.
Just in case you are interested in viewing the demonstration testing of Honda UNI-CUB personal mobility device, you can visit Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in June 2012. Aside from testing the possibility of using this device indoors, this project will also explore other practical applications to enable being used in a wide range of environments world wide.