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Gadget Show showcases 'closest thing to a hover board'

The Gadget Show Live comes to Birmingham's NEC for the 10th year this week with weird, wonderful and life-changing prototypes being showcased.

One of the gadgets on show is being coined as 'the closest thing to a hover board'.

A revolutionary one-wheeled skateboard which gives the sensation of 'floating' similar to the hover board made famous in the hit eighties movie Back to the Future 2.

Prototype artificial pancreas on display during the Gadget Show Live at the NEC, Birmingham. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Other life changing prototypes on show at the the NEC include the "Hydro Guard' a new flood defence system looking to replace the sand bag and the winner of the British Inventors' Project an artificial pancreas, which automatically releases insulin.