TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To commemorate the launch of the “LaVie Hybrid ZERO” series, the world’s lightest (*1) 13.3-inch wide LCD convertible blue note PC, NEC Personal Computers will release a Web movie on “HOVERBOARD BATTLE”, the world’s first flying skateboard competition from February 26 (Thu). (http://youtu.be/0l-kgHIj4YY)
“HOVERBOARD BATTLE” is a video on the world’s first flying skateboard competition that uses the airborne “Hendo Hoverboards” which were developed by Arx Pax, a company that is attracting global attention.
A variety of people will attempt to become the first Japanese to take on the challenge a Hoverboard including a skateboarder, a female high school students, a 160-kg class sumo wrestler, and a mysterious ninja figure. Both the competition itself and its advertising using hoverboards will be deployed for the first time in the world.
About the notebook PC “LaVie Hybrid ZERO”
・A 13.3-inch, world’s lightest (*1) two-in-one notebook PC with wide LCD display (HZ750/AAB, HZ650/AA series)
The HZ750/AAB, HZ650/AA series have realized “the world’s lightest (*1)” two-in-one notebook PCs that can not only be used in the form of a PC but also as a tablet. The PC boasts a smart design that appears to be a PC at a glance and gives no indication that it’s a “two-in-one” product.
・The world’s lightest (*1) 13.3-inch wide LCD display notebook PC
The HZ550/AAB boasts a thin, compact body that measures 319×212×16.9mm and has become the world’s lightest (*1) notebook PC, weighing a mere 779 grams.
(*1) The indicated weight is for an Ultrabook™ equipped with a 13.3-inch
wide LCD touch panel.
Source: NEC Personal Computers (As of December 1, 2014)