30 Nov '15, 11am

Parsing the hype behind the Hyperloop

The idea of traveling between cities at a speed of 1,200 miles per hour in a capsule swooshing through a vacuum tube seemed too futuristic to take seriously just a few years ago, but the Hyperloop is beginning to turn from concept to reality with plans to begin contruction on a prototype next spring. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is just one of a number of companies working on the Hyperloop idea posed by Elon Musk, but it is set to start building a concept Hyperloop next spring on a five-mile stretch in the California desert. Watch this video of Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, telling an audience at VERGE 2015 how his company used crowdsourcing of ideas to get to the point it is today. It invited engineers and physicists from anywhere in the world to join its "community" that would come up with the scientific specifications that could tr...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/video/parsing-hype-behind-hyperloop

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