Segway has become one of the most recognizable brands in the world. The company specializes in electric personal transportation and is best known for its Personal Transporter. Segway is currently in the process of expanding from manufacturer to innovator in the consumer market. They’ll make one more step in the right direction with the launch of their One S1 at brick and mortar establishments across North America. The One S1 has been available for pre-sale ordering on Amazon since November the 1st.

The company’s Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Brian Buccella, insists the “response was amazing!” This has encourage the company to make the product available in specialty retail establishments. The One S1 will be officially unveiled to retail buyers at the upcoming CES. The event will give consumers their first chance to see the product in action with a full demonstration. Unlike many of the other transportation products from Segway, the One S1 is very compact and weighs just 25 pounds.

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It is specifically designed for those 16 years and old. The One S1 is capable of supporting up to 220 pounds of weight. Additional features are provided below.

  • Equipped with rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries
  • Users can travel up to 15 miles per full charge
  • Maximum speeds of 12.5 miles per hour
  • Associated Ninebot App provides the user with maximum control
  • One S1 meets all UL 2272 safety standards
  • A handful of accessories are available. They include training wheels, protective bumpers, decals, and a kickstand

The Ninebot App makes it possible for consumers to customize the One S1. The user can use the app to switch between carry or lock mode, initiate the speed limit mode, and adjust the lighting options. The app also makes it possible for users to closely monitor their speeds. According to the manufacturer, the Segway One S1 and all accessories will be made available to consumers in the first quarter of 2017. Additional information can be obtained by visiting www.segway.com.