Hyperloop Pod Competition
1.2 km long vacuum tube next to SpaceX headquarters in California, the competition has been taking place every summer with several hundred student teams applying each year.
With the technology and rich experience of our industrial department, we were able to work closely with some of the competing teams at Hyperloop Pod Competition, including this year's winners TUM HYPERLOOP. We are proud to have our controllers and motors in such futuristic projects like Hyperloop.
For those who don't know what The Hyperloop Pod Competition is, It is an annual competition sponsored by SpaceX where a number of student and non-student teams are participating to design—and for some, build—a subscale prototype transport vehicle to demonstrate the technical feasibility of various aspects of the Hyperloop concept. The competitions have been open to participants globally, although all competitions and judging has occurred in the United States.
The 2020 competition is planned on a much longer 10 km (6.2 mi) track, ten times as long as the 1 km track used in the first several years of the annual competition.