Showing results tagged with "Transportation"

African Drive Reaches Crowdfunding Target on Bolero Crowdfunding

Stephanie Benoit
August 10, 2016

African Drive is an initiative that was founded three years ago by a group of Belgian entrepreneurs led by our CEO, Fried Vancraen. With the aim of creating a safe and dependable method of transportation for the inhabitants of Benin, African Drive’s affiliate, Baobab Express, started providing locals with a secure, low-cost way of getting from city to city.

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The Urban Transportation of the Future: 3D Printed Electric Longboards

Stephanie Benoit
July 22, 2016

Danish software engineer Sune Pedersen was left with mobility problems after an accident at a dancing event a few years ago. The experience made him wonder if there was a way to get around the city that was not only suitable for people with mobility problems, but that was also fun and innovative. Already a technology buff, he hit upon the idea of creating an electric longboard, and with some help from our consumer 3D printing service, i.materialise, was able to create a range of futuristic 3D printed longboards.

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