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The Segway – It’s a control engineering class project May 25, 2009

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The Segway has evolved from a classic control engineering problem to a cool way for mall cops to patrol more effectively.

Here is a video of a project where students have successfully implemented a control design that balances an inverted pendulum:

The Segway is simply…..an inverted pendulum. This dude made his own:

The Uno Motorcycle was inspired by the Segway:

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What will people think of next?

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1. Claire Roscow - May 31, 2009

also helpful for the mildly handicapped- rather than crutches! although some people have complained that people assume they’re joyriding when they’re actually using the device as an aid. It’s all about how the product is perceived.

2. KSSSSSSSSS - June 19, 2009

Dacie mi takiego?

Polish language plx

3. katame kunigi - June 21, 2009

大変 今晩 図形

4. Leonel - September 6, 2009

Soy gil y tonto. Me gusta la caca

5. AMIR - November 16, 2009

HELLO
MY NAME IS AMIR
I FRINDS SEGWAY VERYVERY HOT

6. Anonymous - March 7, 2010

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7. pollagorda - April 22, 2010

coñooooooooooooooo
no se abrocho el casco………………..

8. Alex Seeds - May 25, 2010

what about the unicar? haha lol but that still would be cool

9. Anonymous - June 8, 2010

poop

10. Sgt Nolisten - June 21, 2010

Man, so many childish reviewers.

But I do love the motorcycle. I’d love to have one if it could reach highway legal speeds.


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