Here’s a really, really cool throwback to a fantastic hack from PennApps X, two weeks ago.
Team Magic Board hacked together a skateboard whose user can accelerate using a simple arm gesture, using a Myo armband and a Booster Board kit. It’s pretty awesome stuff.
Check out the demo:
Mike Swift, MLH’s co-founder and commissioner, also interviewed them for a lil’ bit:
Team Magic Board consists of Jason Marmon, Niko Lazaris, Greg Carlin, and Rohith Varanasi, high schoolers from everywhere. They took home 2nd place at PennApps X.
You can check out a lengthier Magic Board demo on the team’s ChallengePost entry.
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