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Sony’s new segway skateboard


Perusing newly published patent applications, I ran across a new Sony invention. Sony’s newly published patent application describes a new type of skateboard with the wheels on the sides and a Segway-type balancing system. Separate motors drive the two laterally positioned wheels. Looks like it could be loads of fun.

Having spent hundreds of hours perusing skateboard bone breaks on YouTube, I have forbidden my children from skateboarding. I fear, however, that if this new Sony device ever sees the light of day, my techno addiction may override my natural parental instincts; I may just end up buying one. Looks like we might end up with that half pipe in the driveway after all.


Brett Trout

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