Ginger Dances Into The Spotlight

They are calling it "the world's first dynamic self-balancing human transporter." It imitates the human body.
December 6, 2001, 6am PST | Gwen Hilburn
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It's electric and has no brakes. Just think about going or stopping and you do. Dean Kamen has named his scooter "the Segway." It goes up to 12 mph and has a range of 15 miles from a 6 hour battery charge. It is anticipated that they will eventually sell for about $3,000. The inventor believes that the Segway will "make urban environments more livable by easing short-distance travel."

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Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2001 in The Los Angeles Times
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