EN-V’s platform has evolved from the platform of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (P.U.M.A.) prototype that was developed by Segway and debuted in April 2009.
Overall Track: 1,150 mm [45”] Weight: Jiao (Pride) 400 kg [880 lb] Xiao (Laugh) 410 kg [900 lb] Miao (Magic) 415 kg [910 lb] Chassis Platform 210 kg [460 lb] Body Construction: Painted carbon fiber Closures: Front access (single door, with polycarbonate glazing) Seating: 2 passengers side by side, fixed bucket seats Chassis Construction: Magnesium casting (lower chassis) Performance Top Speed: 40 km/h [25 mph] Range: 40 km [25 miles] Energy Consumption: 70 Wh/km [125 Wh/mile] Turning Radius: 1.74 m [68.5”] wall to wall diameter Propulsion System Motor Type: Brushless DC motors for propulsion, braking and steering Power: 440 Nm (max. torque) and 18 kW (max. power) Battery Type: Lithium-ion phosphate (air cooled) Output: 3.2 kWh and 5 kW (regenerative braking) Autonomous Systems Sensors: Vision, ultrasonic and Doppler sensors Wireless: 5.9 GHz dedicated short-range communication and GPS Autonomous Functionality - Automated retrieval, via app-linked smart phone - Automated door opening, via app-linked smart phone - Platooning - Infotainment options (geo-locating other vehicles, audiovisual information) - Web-conferencing (social networking) - Collision avoidance between vehicles - Object detection - Automated parking, via handheld device
Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in the industries. He is the sole author and writer of nextbigfuture.com, the top online science blog. He is also involved in angel investing and raising funds for breakthrough technology startup companies.
He gave the recent keynote presentation at Monte Jade event with a talk entitled the Future for You. He gave an annual update on molecular nanotechnology at Singularity University on nanotechnology, gave a TEDX talk on energy, and advises USC ASTE 527 (advanced space projects program). He has been interviewed for radio, professional organizations. podcasts and corporate events. He was recently interviewed by the radio program Steel on Steel on satellites and high altitude balloons that will track all movement in many parts of the USA.
He fundraises for various high impact technology companies and has worked in computer technology, insurance, healthcare and with corporate finance.
He has substantial familiarity with a broad range of breakthrough technologies like age reversal and antiaging, quantum computers, artificial intelligence, ocean tech, agtech, nuclear fission, advanced nuclear fission, space propulsion, satellites, imaging, molecular nanotechnology, biotechnology, medicine, blockchain, crypto and many other areas.