April 29, 2010 5:09 PM Subscribe
The Copenhagen Wheel
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project transforms ordinary bicycles into hybrid electric bikes that also function as mobile environmental sensing units
. [via digital urban
The wheel can be controlled through an iPhone, using the phone to unlock and lock the bike, change gears and select how much the motor will assist. The wheel's sensors capture information about the surroundings, including: road conditions, carbon monoxide, NOx, noise, ambient temperature and relative humidity.