Okay so it has limitations and is expensive to make, and could be dangerous if a tourist is trying to Segway Tour the Grand Canyon ... so what?
Maybe Segway is just plain "ahead of its time." Eh? This article says the inventor "Dean Kamen" is not scared of failure. He is undaunted by the slow growth of the Segway Market. He ploughs ahead to the brink of post-modern man's development, "churning out inventions" that boggle and tempt. He has a share of future markets thinks FORTUNE Magazine.
Other Notes: " ... Kamen began his career with medical inventions, including the first portable insulin pump. Later he developed a prototype wheelchair called iBot which allows users to climb stairs and raise themselves upright. He is the founder of FIRST -- For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology -- a program to encourage young scientists and inventors. (LINK) ... "" ... Kamen's father Jack Kamen was a comic-book artist who drew for Weird Science and MAD magazines... Dean Kamen attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute but did not earn a degree... Kamen invented the heart stent used to repair the heart of Vice President Dick Cheney. ... "
Concerning the following -- "OH MY GOD !!! The LUKE ARM ..." -- I am astounded.
SO MUCH TO LIVE FOR ...!