Have You Heard of Rideables?
Anyone at CES last year, or any electronics trade show in 2016 for that matter, has probably seen a hoverboard or two (or three) roaming around a show floor. However, if you were to ask any CES attendee what category hoverboards fall into they probably wouldn’t have an answer for you.
But that’s changing.
In October, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council hosted the Hong Kong Electronics Fair and hoverboards weren’t the only items attendees were dangerously riding around the floors. Electric skateboards were huge at the event, so much so that we named them one of our top Asian trends expected to make a splash at CES 2017 in January. Other mobile items in the market include electric scooters, electric bikes and even electric surfboards like this one from Onean, which you have to admit, looks pretty cool: