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BICYCLE + COMPUTING =

VELO-   , SMART BIKE

Velo is a vehicle that takes a holistic approach to urban transportation. The Velo ebike is a computer on wheels, that will effortlessly take you wherever you need to go. The ebike will efficiently route you, and learn your from trips to suggest new destinations.  The app displays your range,  estimated time of arrival, and delivers insights that keep you moving forward.

 

 

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FASTER

SMARTER

SAFER

HAPPIER

EASIER

sensor data

location data

machine learning

BICYCLE IN THE CLOUD

 

Using the power of cloud computing and Google's Prediction API, Velo will be able to learn from your historical riding behavior and optimize riding performance in real-time

 

Velo is being designed to fit seamlessly in people's lives.  Real life.  It's a thoughtful combination of engineering and design, custom-made for how we live.DESIGNED FOR EVERYDAYLIFE

BASELINE TECHNOLOGY

Velo-1 will come with the following baseline technologies:

 

Human-Machine Interface

Your smartphone, or BLE enabled watch, becomes a human machine interface (HMI). This app dashboard displays important metrics like: speed, battery state of charge, and estimated time of arrival.

Velo Controller

[Brain]

The Brain  houses a custom controller that will be able to communicate with all the powertrain components of the bicycle.  

 

User

Experience

Clean user experience means getting rid of control knobs for throttle and shifting.  The Velo brain automates as much as you let it.

Sensor-Cloud

Integration

A cloud-connected bicycle means you can now call your ebike KITT

 

MODULAR UPGRADES

The Brain will be able to attach to accessories and modules purchased seperately.  When we ship Velo-1, we will release a hardware API to have developers expand it's capabilities.  The following is a list of modular upgrades we have in our pipeline:

 

Automatic

Shifting

Combined with intelligent motor control, an automatic transmission means you never have to worry about shifting again. Keep your focus on the road!

 

Haptic

Feedback

"Human - Computer interaction"

Vibrating handlebar guides the pilot without distraction on turn by turn directions

Telematics

Capable

GPS, battery monitoring, and data tracking allows a fleet of Velo ebikes to become a bikeshare program

Fitness

Assist

Convert Velo into a fitness trainer by varying motor assistance and gear shifting to simulate hill climbs, cross-training, and interval training

Collision

Avoidance

Using a camera and computer vision, Velo-1 can detect if you are about to hit an object and slow you down.

ELEVATED INTELLIGENCE

We plan to release a cloud-based API that will allow developers to integrate with Velo.  Here are some of the technologies we are are working on:

 

 

Artificial

lntelligence

Using the power of cloud computing and Google's Prediction API, Velo will be able to learn from your historical riding behavior and optimize riding performance in real-time

Dynamic

Mapping

Maps will guide rider on bike friendly paths, optimizing for speed and energy efficiency

Monitored

Environment

Velo-1 will be able to tweet/sms/ email you if it's raining outside, or if it's running low on battery charge, or even if the bicycle is being stolen. 

 

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