A History of Pneumatic Tube Transportation, The Basic Technology Behind the Hyperloop

The Vox video “The pneumatic tube’s strange 150-year journey” explores the history of transportation via pneumatic tube, the basic technology behind the Hyperloop. The Hyperloop is attempting to combine pneumatics with magnetic levitation to finally bring fast, reliable, and safe pneumatic transportation to the world, a mission that was started by engineers and designers in the 1800s.