Electric Mobility Innovation at CES 2019

Beyond cars, some of our favorite one- and two-wheel vehicles

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the attendees were hovering, around many major car brands’ electric vehicles and the numerous future-fantasy aircrafts on show. Audi and Mercedes-Benz unveiled theirs, while Nissan debuted a revision of an earlier debut, and Bell collaborated with Uber. But, some of the most practical innovations on exhibition this year plan to solve the mobility issues plaguing cities and drivers in closer quarters—with …

Loomo, the Mobile Robot Sidekick from Segway

On Indiegogo now, an electronic companion with advanced computer vision, carrying capabilities and an expressive personality

A visual analysis of Loomo gives quite a bit away. First, its wheels and connective feet-platform nods to its parent company, Segway Robotics, which makes sense as Loomo is a personal, self-balancing transporter itself. But when you look Loomo in the face, or screen, something else is evident: personality. The robot has an emotion engine, powering lighthearted expressions that are actually quite endearing. Everything in …