Toronto, Canada – September 19, 2016 – TransPod, the startup that is building the world’s leading hyperloop system to disrupt and redefine commercial transportation, today announced it will present a full concept of the company’s hyperloop pod at InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from September 20-23, 2016. InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade show for rail transport technology and takes place every two years.
Located in Hall 2.2 at booth 401 TransPod will reveal to the public its plans for the company’s hyperloop technology. In addition to unveiling forward-thinking proprietary designs that alleviate long-term issues inherent in technology proposed to date, it is offering event attendees their first opportunity to experience what’s in store for the hyperloop.
TransPod has partnered with CoeLux, the award-winning architectural and design firm, to create a relaxing travel experience inside the hyperloop pod. CoeLux’s innovative and realistic lighting technology is specially designed to ensure passengers will comfortably enjoy the seamless transition from traditional modes of transportation to hyperloop, At InnoTrans, for the first time in the industry, conference-goers will get a taste of the onboard experience inside a TransPod hyperloop pod.
“For the last couple of years, we have been talking about hyperloop and the way it will drastically change how we travel and do business between cities,” said Sebastien Gendron, founder, and CEO, TransPod. “People will be able to live and work from virtually anywhere, and businesses will drastically improve transportation times for product deliveries. We’re thrilled to show everyone how TransPod is bringing that to reality.”
Gendron will be at InnoTrans speaking at MAGLEV 2016, a conference that investigates new magnetic levitation solutions for transportation. In his statement on TransPod’s hyperloop vision and design, he will discuss the roadmap of this emerging technology within the current transportation landscape.
Scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2016, Gendron will speak at 12:15 p.m. local time in Hall 15/2 at the InnoTrans show. He will also feature as a panelist at the conference’s Hot Seat Panel Session on Saturday, September 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m., also in Hall 15/2.
For more information on InnoTrans, visit http://www.innotrans.de/en/.
For more information on MAGLEV 2016, download the program.
TransPod’s goal is to disrupt and redefine commercial transportation between major cities in developed and emerging markets. The startup was founded in 2015 to build the world’s leading hyperloop system to connect people, cities, and businesses with high-speed transportation that is affordable and environmentally sustainable. TransPod is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. For more information, visit www.transpod.com.
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