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personal mobility device

Any assistive device that facilitates individual human transportation. Examples include powered wheelchairs, scooters, bicycles and unicycles. Although many such devices are used by people with activity or mobility restrictions, mobility aids can be employed generally, e.g., for urban transportation in place of automobiles.
Synonym: personal assistive mobility device
See also: device
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Moreover, it incorporates the same technology originally developed for the company's UNI-CUB personal mobility device rather than relying on gyrospcopes, which add a great deal of weight and alter the riding experience.
UNI-CUB is a unique personal mobility device that features Honda's original balance control technology and an omni-directional driving wheel system.
Local California newspaper the Sacramento Bee recently reported that demand for city and county legislation governing the public use of Segway, LLC's two-wheeled, battery-powered Human Transporters (HTs) in Sacramento has subsided since last year's introduction of the personal mobility device, primarily due to the product's slow sales.
In an effort to showcase Honda's numerous innovative technologies and wide-ranging mobility prowess, the automaker also showcased the HondaJet advanced light jet, the global unveiling of the highly anticipated Acura NSX mid-engine supercar, the UNI-CUB personal mobility device and the return of Honda to Formula One racing.
In an effort to showcase Honda s numerous innovative technologies and wide-ranging mobility prowess, the automaker also showcased the HondaJet advanced light jet, the global unveiling of the highly anticipated Acura NSX mid-engine supercar, the UNI-CUB personal mobility device and the return of Honda to Formula One racing.
Tokyo, Oct 28, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda's new personal mobility device, the UNI-CUB Beta, is featured in the music video for the song, "I Won't Let You Down,(1)" released globally on October 27, 2014 by the Grammy Award winning rock band, OK Go(2).
beta), a new personal mobility device that features Honda's omni-directional driving wheel system and utilises balance control technology amassed from Honda's extensive research into bipedal humanoid robots.
Models on display include the Honda S660 CONCEPT, an open-top sports-type mini-vehicle, the NSX CONCEPT, the next-generation super sports model and the all-new UNI-CUB, a personal mobility device developed under the theme of "harmony with people.

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