04/09/02 RMIUG Meeting
- Special RMIUG mtg - "Try out the new Segway
Human Transporter (HT)"
The Tuesday, April 9th meeting of the
Rocky Mountain Internet Users Group (RMIUG)
will feature a special presentation by Dean
Kamen, inventor of the Segway Human Transporter
(HT) -- the first self-balancing, electric-powered
transporter designed to enhance the productivity
of people by increasing the distance they
can travel and the amount they can carry.
In addition, we will have a fleet of Segway
HT's on hand for demonstration in the parking
lot - be the first in your neighborhood
to try one out! Please note the new location
below for this special meeting only.
Dean Kamen (email@example.com)
is an inventor, physicist, and entrepreneur
who has dedicated his life to developing
technologies that help people lead better
lives. With his latest creation, the Segway
Human Transporter (HT), Kamen aspired to
improve upon the most basic form of transportation,
walking, by allowing people to go farther,
move more quickly, and carry more without
separating them from their everyday walking
environment. He will be describing the process
of inventing and developing the Segway HT
and introducing the new Segway model that
is wirelessly Net-enabled and allows web
browsing while moving down the sidewalk.
This new model, not yet in production, is
called the "Segway Remote Monitoring of
the Internet with User Guidance" or "Segway-RMIUG"
Also, we'll have a special door prize
drawing to give away a Segway HT, a Segway
jacket and several Segway t-shirts.
URL's of interest:
The meeting is Tuesday, April 9th at a
new location for THIS MEETING ONLY - the
new Boulder Innovation & Technology Center
at the intersection of Broadway and Foothills
from 5:00 - 9:00 pm (with optional 4:00
pm start for a catered dinner with Dean).
The meeting is free and open to the public,
but we may pass the hat to help reimburse
investors Credit Suisse First Boston Equity
Partners, L.P. and Kleiner Perkins Caulfield
& Byers for the costly Segway development.
Consultants and companies are invited
to bring Internet- related Product information,
brochures, and business cards which will
be displayed on an information table.
There are email mailing lists set up for
this group. To subscribe or unsubscribe,
You can also reach the RMIUG "Executive"
Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our web site is at http://www.rmiug.org/
Tentative schedule of upcoming RMIUG meetings:
- May - "Worms, Viruses, and other nasty
- July - Cancelled due to venue unavailability
- September - "Instant Messaging vs. Email
- November - "Nonprofits on the Net -
A Web of Activism"
- Jan 2003 - "Domain Update - Legal Issues
& Technical Changes"
(To suggest a topic, send your idea to