Dutch start-up brings Segway-like Oxboard market




The Dutch company has Oxboard on the Segway-like, same Oxboard announced. The 799 euro-dollar vehicle contains four gyroscopes and, unlike the Segway, no control. The user operates the Oxboard by leaning forward or backward.

The Oxboard is based on the same technology as the Segway is applied; the gyroscopes ensure that the user remains in equilibrium by constant to adjust the balance. If the user leans forward, the Oxboard begins to lean back in his reverse. It is also possible to make the means of transport in this way bends.

The Oxboard targeting start-up in his own words on transport for short distances, such as replacement of a folding bike. According to the Dutch start-up Oxboard has a range of about 20km on a full charge. There can be a maximum speed of 15km / h are achieved with. Fully charging the battery takes 3 hours, while the board can carry a person up to 120kg.

While there may be driven according to the legal Eindhoven-based start-up with the Oxboard on public roads, it is recommended to use knee, wrist and head protection. The Oxboard better not be used when it rains or to drive through puddles.


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