Meet the futuristic personal transportation vehicle coming th China and U.S. soon
“Leo Liu still remembers the first time he saw a “personal transportation” machine.
“I was an industrial engineering student at University of Florida, and I saw a group of people ride around campus standing completely upright on giant wheels,” he recalls. “They were Segways. I thought to myself, ‘those are very cool, but they’re a bit bulky and unwieldy.”
An avid in-line roller skater (aka roller blades to anyone who grew up during the ’90s) since he was a child growing up in Southern China, Liu wondered if those electric wheels could be implemented onto footwear instead, removing the bulky platform connecting the two wheels.
Fast forward to today, and Liu is getting ready to launch that dream via crowdfunding. For the past three years, he had been hard at work building the Blizwheel — a product that combines his lifelong love of roller skates and the “personal transportation vehicle” trend such as scooters, hoverboards, and of course, Segways…”
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