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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Let's see the Lexus Hoverboard in action

At the time where the world's automotive manufacturers are being intensively made a lot of new cars by utilizing advances technology. But apparently, no one makes technology as cool as Lexus did.

How not, they created a device that previously seemed merely exist in our imagination only. Yeah it's 'the flying skateboard'. Lexus gives a name to their flying skateboard as 'Hoverboard'.
The Lexus Hoverboard in full flight. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1J25Xpk)
As reported by Gizmag, the hoverboard is working to utilize a superconducting magnetic levitation so it can resist the gravitational force. By doing so, this Lexus hoverboard could floating as high as 10 cm from the ground. This is not a camera trick, but a real things. Are you curious how cool the Hoverboard was, let's look at the following video:
The technology of magnetic levitation or maglev itself is not new. Previously, a startup company from the United States (US) ever make the same thing. In fact, this technology is also used in some mass transportation in China, Japan and Europe.
Lexus says its hoverboard contains two cryostats that hold superconducting material which is immersed in liquid nitrogen to kept it at a chilly -197°C (322.6°F). (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1J25Xpk)
Lexus spent 18 months to complete this special project. And they are reluctant to disclose how much money is spent. Well, here is a video that tells about the process of making the Lexus hoverboard and its track.
If you want to have it, wait for further news from Lexus. Because until now the company did not mention whether this hoverboard will be mass produced. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | GIZMAG]
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