Students develop a hoverbackpack
A group of students at the University of Tokyo have developed a hover backpack - called Lunavity. Unlike a jetpack, the hover backpack is propelled by powerful fans that give the rider almost like an anti-gravity experience. The students believe this backpack could eventually replace crosswalks, assist paraplegics, and even allow people to enter buildings from the second floor.
Keep in mind this is only a prototype and there are a significant amount of improvements to make before the backpack can be commercialized, but it is definitely on the techchat team's wishlist! As described by Lunavity themselves: "Lunavity is a system designed to augment the human capability of jumping. An attachable multi-rotor elevates the user during the movement, enabling them to leap higher and further. In the future, where drones are widely used for delivery and/or transportation, it can be applied to augment our mobility temporarily."