21 Mar '16, 9am

UK #EV startup develops prototype for riderless electric bike

UK #EV startup develops prototype for riderless electric bike

UK EV startup develops prototype for riderless electric bike 21 March 2016 A crowdfunded London-based EV startup, Sparky Automotive , says it has developed a prototype for a riderless electric bike. Using the same electronic gyroscope technology as the Segway PT, the bike can negotiate traffic lights, road junctions and pedestrian crossings in much the same way as a driverless car—but it much cheaper and less dangerous in a collision than a full size vehicle. Increasingly widespread availability of segregated cycle lanes also simplifies the use of the bike by separating it from other road traffic. Control is provided by a combination of handlebar-mounted cameras uploading video through a wireless internet connections, and “virtual riders” operating the machines’ servos to vary speed and direction. If you think about it, controlling an electric bike remotely is not really v...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/03/20160321-sparky.html

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