It turns out, as suspected, that the awesome "Controlled Quantum Levitation on a Wipeout Track" demonstration was a very elaborate hoax perpetrated at the NAD Centre in Montreal Quebec. The video grabbed over 2.7 million views and was featured on numerous websites. Many people thought, myself included, that the whole production was purely a marketing ploy by Sony to promote the latest version of Wipeout. But that doesn't appear to be the case.
Take a look at the Reveal video below to see how they did it.