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FCC Leaks: is Segway simplifying?

updated 10:00 am EDT, Thu August 3, 2006

FCC Leaks Segways

Though it's not always apparent, the Segway HT isn't a single, all-encompassing model: the company tailors models for specific uses, whether it's police patrols or taking your golf clubs to the next hole. That's why new FCC documents are at once interesting and expected. The i2 (pictured) and x2 aren't dramatically different on the surface from what Segway offers already: the i2 is a general-purpose model useful for indoor and city environments (like the existing i180), while the x2 has chunky tires and a wide design meant for off-roading (as with the XT). The specs are also fairly similar, with the i2 still getting up to 24 miles on a charge and cruising up to 12.5 mph. Odds are that most of the real changes are subtle or undocumented. What the FCC documents can suggest is that Segway may be simplifying its lineup and eliminating niche models: naming schemes such as "i2" and "x2" leave little room for other variants like the p133 (a smaller, sidewalk-only model). See another photo from the FCC data after the jump.



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