Traveling between major Gulf cities might get A LOT quicker very soon, an epic new video by Hyperloop One suggests.
The teaser video was released on Sunday as a build up to Tuesday's big announcement about the exact plans for the technology.
Hyperloop One's "vision for the future of mobility" will be implemented alongside the United Arab Emirates' Roads and Transport Authority.
Using magnets to levitate pods inside an airless tube, the transportation technology can shuttle vehicles at more than 1,200 km per hour. The video promises some insanely fast travel times between GCC cities.
Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes
Dubai to Riyadh in 48 minutes
Dubai to Doha in 23 minutes
Dubai to Muscat in 27 minutes
Hyperloop technology is the brainchild of billionaire business magnate and investor Elon Musk of Tesla and Space X.
Essentially, the Hyperloop train will shoot capsules at high speeds through a nearly complete vacuum inside a large-scale tube. When executed, the technology could drastically decrease required transport time, allowing cities to become more like nearby metro stops than distant destinations.
Currently, several companies are vying to develop the technology in different parts of the world. Musk made the technology open-source, publishing his vision in a 57-page alpha white paper on in 2014.
In August, Robert Lloyd, CEO of Hyperloop One, revealed that the UAE Could very possibly be the first place in the world where the Hyperloop is built on a large scale and put to commercial use.
"It’s got the infrastructure, regulatory movement and kind of capital in place needed to build it already," Lloyd told Tech Crunch.