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Exclusive: Segway, the most hyped invention since the Macintosh, ends production


Yes, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and those Segway tours you've seen in cities around the world really were the key components of Segway's business.

On the form factor, one thing is that inherently you notice that it's still a very novel way of transportation.

Instead, it was a two-wheeled, self-balancing personal transport device called the Segway.

Now, less than 20 years after the first Segway's release, Fast Company has learned that the Segway brand will retire the last Segway as we know it, the Segway PT.

Kamen sold the company in 2009, which was sold again, to the Chinese mobility company Ninebot, in 2015.

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