Acton unveiled it’s newest electric innovation today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The Blink-Board is Acton’s newest product, and it’s an electric skateboard that is much smaller than those already on the market.
It’s only 26.5 inches long and weighs 10 pounds.
The battery charge lasts for six miles and can reach speeds up to 12 mph.
Acton CTO Peter Treadway said the shorter board is meant to influence commuters to use the board for short distances.
“We wanted to get more people to ride the short distance who wouldn’t normally be doing it,” Treadway told Mashable.
It comes with a remote control, but if a rider leaves that at home, the skateboard can be turned on and off with an iPhone app.
The app also lets you know how much charge is left and allows you to connect with other Blink-Board owners.
The board is light enough that riders can take it anywhere. It also comes with a strap, so you can carry it hands-free.
It will be out by the end of the month for $500.
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