RoboScooter Wins Buckminster Fuller Prize
This year's award was given to the designers of Mobility on Demand, a fleet of shared-use electric vehicles. The one shown here, the RoboScooter, is a foldable electric scooter with surprising speed and range.
Implications - With so many different things to do in each day, modern consumers are looking for more efficient ways to complete their tasks. Products that help shoppers to save time are appealing to those who want to finish their responsibilities with some time to spare.