Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) is a privately held technology developer and manufacturer. Its initial commercial product, a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for bicycles, is now in its second generation as the NuVinci® N360™ The Company recently introduced NuVinci® Harmony™, an automatic shifting system for use with the bicycle CVT and is developing applications incorporating NuVinci technology for other product areas both directly and through licensing agreements. The other product areas currently include automotive accessory drives, electric vehicles, lawn and garden equipment and wind energy.
Fallbrook's proprietary NuVinci technology is an award winning traction-based CVT applicable to mechanical devices that have a transmission or can benefit from speed or torque variation. NuVinci technology is a class of CVT having planetary characteristics and can also be configured as an infinitely variable transmission (IVT). An IVT can be shifted seamlessly from forward through zero to reverse and back.
Fallbrook Technologies Inc. is headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, near Austin. The company also has selected manufacturing operations in China and a sales organization in Europe.
The Company currently holds over 800 patents and pending applications worldwide.