First there were roller skates, then roller blades, and now comes motorized skates--battery powered, wifi controlled skates that strap on to your shoes. spnKiX would easily fit into a display case at Sharper Image if they still were around your local mall.
Clearly the company put its money into R&D, and not into working with a naming consultant, but the oddly named, and well, odd looking skates seem like a pretty cool personal transportaion device. Retail price: $649.
All hardware and electronics are integrated into a frame made of fiber reinforced nylon. One motor and battery pack per foot.
We think these are a great idea, although we also are fans of the Segway, and we have a pair of roller blades still in our basement.