Segway: The Hoverboard Authority

Segway, more formally known as Segway, Inc. is a subsidiary-type company that specializes in the manufacturing of personal transporters, with their most popular products being their PT, the Segway minipro, and their line of hoverboards. They specialize in personal transporters, and is based in the state of New Hampshire in the US. Its beginnings could be traced back to 1994, where a patent for a self-balancing  device for transportation was filed in 1994, and subsequently granted 3 years ago. Ealy products include that iBOT, which was a self-balancing wheelchair. Nowadays, it has managed to strike a deal with Chinese manufacturer Ninebot, which further expanded their capabilities to produce hoverboards.

The Segway Fest

One unique feature of the Segway brand is their Segway Fest, which is a convention of users of the Segway PT, as well as hoverboard enthusiasts. They go on a rotational basis, with each year having different venues. The event consists of instructional seminars and topics, as well  as talks, and meet-and-greets with large groups of Segway rides. It has been going strong since 2003, with several new features added to the said gathering year after year.

Some of their Hoverboards

Through the years, Segway has managed to create a lot of electric skateboards, scooters, and hoverboards, and its popularity has managed to grow immensely. It managed to revolutionalize the means of transportation, as their hoverboards are battery-operated. Some of their most popular launches include the Segway MiniPRO PT, which stands out due to the fact that it comes with a handlebar, the Hovertrax 2.0, which takes on the traditional hoverboard form, and comes with an EverBalance technology, that allows you to ride smoothly. Lastly, the Segway One S1, which is super compact, and has a snug and nice set of pedals with a UL 2272 certification to assure battery safety.