The pendulum in the latter watch uses a structure similar to a balance wheel
that utilizes magnets instead of the traditional spring, allowing for a much faster 12 Hz speed and no problems with friction and wear.
The poll was based on the page A4 report, "Smart balance wheels
could pose fire risk, buyers warned", published in the Nation section of Gulf News on December 16.
The smart balance wheels
are actually snatching away people's interest or necessity of walking.
He also added that since the trend of the smart balance wheels
started, he noticed people who would usually gear up for a run, were now still in their jogging suit, but rather than jogging were just roaming around with their balance wheels
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) on Monday asked all malls in the emirate to prohibit the use of smart balance wheels
within their premises after growing consumer complaints and concerns from shopkeepers.
Dubai: Roads, even footpaths or pavements, and some malls in Dubai are off limits to users of smart balance wheels
or hoverboards to ensure public safety, police and mall officials said on Tuesday.
Primarily a draw for youngsters, smart balance wheels
are the kind of recreation tool that, however, comes at a price -- the chances of being injured, or worse, are high.
Abu Dhabi/Dubai: Abu Dhabi Police on Monday urged parents to ensure their children use smart balance wheels
only in designated areas and use protective gears while doing so following the death of an Emirati child.
Even those balance wheels
might be useful, although my sense of balance is severely compromised.
Manama: The highly unusual sight of a man circumambulating the Kaaba in Makkah's Grand Mosque on smart balance wheels
has sent Saudis scurrying to religious edicts and explanations to decide whether religion allows the practice.