Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

170-Foot-Long Trampoline Lets You Jump Merrily Along Your Path

by Hazel Chua

Apparently, the hottest way to travel these days is via trampoline. Remember the trampoline bridge concept that made crossing the river fun again? Well, now you’re about to see a 170-foot-long trampoline pathway that makes commuting fun again.

fast_track_trampoline_1It’s called Fast Track, and while it looks pretty exciting, the whole concept seems a bit outrageous. For one, I don’t know anyone who can manage to jump all the way across 170 feet of trampoline without falling off (or heaving) at least once or twice. Second, it’s going to multiply travel time by a couple of factors because it’ll obviously take longer to bounce erratically to your destination instead of just walking towards it.

Trampoline

Somehow, I get the feeling that getting people to where they want to go isn’t really the point of this trampoline anyhow, as you can see from this video clip:

According to design firm Salto who are behind the concept:
“Fast Track” is an attempt to create intelligent infrastructure that is emotional and corresponds to the local context. It gives the user a different experience of moving and percieving the environment.

The Fast Track trampoline was on exhibit at the recent Archstoyanie festival in the forest of Nikola-Lenivets, Russia.

[via NOTCOT and KNSTRCT via Colossal Art+Design]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Back to the Future Funko POP! Delorean Won’t Hit 88 MPH

Back to the Future Funko POP! Delorean Won’t Hit 88 MPH

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

New Tech Automatically Removes Unwanted Objects from Photos: Auto Content Aware

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

12th Doctor\

12th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by