Superpedestrian’s follow-up to the Copenhagen Wheel is a ride-sharing scooter

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Superpedestrian, which you might remember from the Copenhagen Wheel, is getting into electric scooter ridesharing. But rather than try and compete with the juggernauts of Lime, Uber, or Lyft, the Cambridge-based company is instead turning its attention to making the scooter hardware that everyone else uses to build out their fleets.

The result is an electric scooter featuring a “Vehicle Intelligence” system, which monitors the scooter’s hardware and reports back to a cloud-based fleet monitoring system. Support tickets can be raised automatically when hardware fails, reducing the time it takes to get a scooter repaired, and the system is also capable of imposing parking or speed restrictions remotely, geofencing its restrictions to…

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