Network services & technologies
FUKUSHIMA Wheel, smart bike for hipsters featuring environmental sensors to measure live city data such as temperature, humidity, CO, NOX, radiation and so on. Gyrostabilized LEDs on the wheels display location/time-based advertisements all over the city and make this program profitable. Our App encourages sharing, dynamic pricing, navigation and shop coupons. Our mission reinvents the business model of share bike, last one mile mobility, way of sustainability, environmental sensing by citizen science, prevention from bike theft and vandalism.
Apps: Our smartphone app offers a unique opportunity to explore the city. You can get navigation with Points-of-Interest. App pushes various type of coupons around you. Also it visualizes one’s individual amount of exercise and and carbon emissions. Let’s share sustainable transportation experience on social media.
(Booking shared bicycle and Anti-theft function WIP)
FUKUSHIMA Wheel -Reinvent the Wheel-
San Francisco Chronical "Why Japan lost its tech edge to Silicon Valley"
LA Times "A subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan"
National Geographic "High-Tech Bike Share to Monitor Radiation in Fukushima"
Fukushima Wheels partnership with Uber Eats saw its bikes equipped with the system resulting in safety animations appearing on the spokes.