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Hover board world record broken!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by yellowcat, May 6, 2016.

  1. yellowcat

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  2. Adrian112

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    Hoverboard does not actually hover.
     
  3. Brad100

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    Did you even fucking watch the video or just replied to shove your signature in here?

    Pathetic.
     
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    awesome ! hope it goes to amazon soon to make an aff website & profit !
     
  5. Adrian112

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    it's true, hoverboard does not actually hover.
     
  6. Brad100

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    We aren't talking about segways here you genius, click on the goddamn link, its a thing that can actually hover.

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  7. yellowcat

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    Okay to be fair guys i only posted this thread for my signature :laugh:
     
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    That is very cool. I actually hadn't even heard about the previous attempt til now. Do they only work over water, or was that just for safety reasons?
     
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    Adrian, are you online?

    That's your new theme song.

    The video yellowcat posted was of the Flyboard Air, not the self-balancing scooter you're thinking of. Since you can't be bothered to click any links, here's a gif.
    [video]http://nerdist.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Flyboard-Air-GIF-Proper-04112016.gif[/video]
    I think it's for safety reasons. When he takes off and lands, he always hovers over land briefly.
     
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    Goes to prove you're always the first commenter only for that sig visibility of yours.
     
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    Totally Bitchin! I wondered when this would happen. I guess I haven't been paying attention. Makes sense though with the new batteries and "cheap" solid state accelerometer stability available.

    A lot lot can go wrong here. I wouldn't fly it any higher than I was willing to fall unless there was some sort of ballistic chute system for low altitude failures (between 0-500 feet) where normal chutes won't work. I can see 6 individually powered props could raise the safety bar but a system controller failure would spell doom.
     
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    Hover boards don't even hover bro..............
     
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    What about a graphene-titanium alloy suit over a microlattice mesh suit for protection?
     
  15. yellowcat

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    get like 10 of them duck tape them together, add a go pro and release it in the center of new york, see what happens
     
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    Hull will score a goal