Tagged: Luggage

Segway-styled rideable Olive suitcase is a smart travel companion

olive-robotic suitcase

If you have been following personal mobility transformation closely, you’ll know, smart suitcases you can tug along remotely or ride are pretty common of late – but they are still far from being intelligent. An Iran-based robotics company Ikap Robotics has just made that possible in the Olive robotic suitcase. Olive is a Segway-style, self-balancing luggage that lets you ride on two wheels using 3D accelerometers and gyroscopes. When you have just too much to walk from the entry gate to the boarding area, simple hop onto the Olive’s foot rest and let it ride you at walking pace to your destination. Read More…

TraxPack: A smart wheeled bag with tank-tracks to deal with stairs

Wheeled suitcase is easy to maneuver, but becomes tedious to drag up on stairs. The wheeled bags nowadays are coming with features like smartphone charging and smart-lock, but TraxPack has more to offer. The TraxPack has location tracking powered by GSM and GPRS, two ports for charging portable devices, and an integrated scale that lets user measure their luggage weight and manage it accordingly, like in against airline requirements.
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eFoldi: Collapsible e-scooter transforms into a seat, luggage carrier and charges your gadgets

efoldi multipurpose

eFoldi, a shape-shifting electric scooter designed by London-based father-daughter team, is on Kickstarter for crowdfunding. Jianmin and SumiWang, the designers, have come up with collapsible e-sctoor that can be transformed into a seat, luggage carriage, a seat and can charge gadgets with provided USB port. It had rocked the British Inventors Project at the Gadget Show Live exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. Prior to that, it had claimed the gold medal at the 2015 Beijing Invention Competition and the Grand Prize at the 2015 Surrey Entrepreneur UK Academy. Read More…

NUA Robotics suitcase follows you in a busy airport to save the hassle

NUA Robotics smart suitcase_1

There have been a lot of smart suitcase designs around and most of them are smartphone-connected. Some are even smart enough to follow you around in the airport or notify when you’ve lost it somewhere in a busy transit. The NUA Robotics suitcase is upping the bar for suitcase technology and is more practical on all the others so far. This smart suitcase developed by Israel-based NUA Robotics is currently in prototype stage and they are looking to tie-up with a premium suitcase maker to bring it to the masses.
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BB-8 Rolling Luggage Suitcase is every Star Wars fan’s best travel companion

BB-8 Rolling Luggage suitcase

There is no denying, BB-8 – the droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is everyone’s new favorite. While we have seen the BB-8 in many avatars including, a Jack ‘o’ Lantern, a smartphone-controlled toy and even a jet – here for the first time BB-8 is available in a rolling luggage suitcase avatar. Roll your luggage in the Star Wars memorabilia and leave all the passengers at the airport awestruck. The BB-8 rolling luggage bag comprises a durable molded casing with double-zip closure so you can carry your most personal of belongings in complete safety. Read More…

Smartphone-controlled Space Case 1 suitcase is ideal for geeky travelers

Space Case 1 suitcase

This suitcase is definitely made for the geeky section of the community who just can’t do away with their gadgets. Up on Kickstarter platform for funding, the project has already surpassed the funding goal by almost four times with 24 days more to go. The maker claims it to be the most advanced smart suitcase ideal for frequent travelers who like to carry a bunch of gadgets with them and looking for more than just a simple suitcase since it is smartphone-controlled with both iOS and Android phones.

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Pluggage – Smartphone connected suitcase that makes your travel hassle free

Delsey Paris Pluggage smartphone connected suticase

While travelling you luggage is you most important accessory which makes your travel easy. So why not have a luggage that is connected to your smartphone to ensure maximum security and added features? After 2 years of research Delsey Paris has designed a luggage that can be deemed as tech savvy in its own domain. Delsey Paris Pluggage suitcase comes with loads of features that frequent travelers will cherish I’m sure.
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Connected carry-on smart bag will revolutionize the way we travel

bluesmart smart bag

Given the amazingly fascinating things technology is making available for us, it was just about time someone thought of innovating the suitcase. And just when a Bluesmart hit Indiegogo with a suitcase it claims is the “world’s first smart, connected carry-on”, the result was that the Bluesmart suitcase reached its $50,000 in just two hours and one minute. The smart bag comes with a host of features at a price tag of $235 ($195 for early birds). Read More…

Hop automatic moving suitcase follows you wherever you go

What would be the next step in evolution of a suitcase? A self-driven one which follows its user at the airport so that one has to never ever bother about lost luggage. Rodrigo Garcia has invented prototype version of a suitcase called Hop that follows its user wherever he/she goes. The design is intuitive and it also made to final leg of James Dyson Award purely because of its application in the various situations like if you have lost your suitcase and if it happens to be the Hop, you will find it in no time. Boosted with three build-in sensors which triangulate position of the user’s mobile phone which is sending signals via an app, Hop suitcase automatically starts to follow the user. Movement of the suitcase is actuated by a microcontroller which provides input for the caterpillar system having compressed air.
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Dror for Tumi transforming luggage line is fit for any travel mode

People with a busy and hectic lifestyle are always on the move, right from going in and out of airports to going on vacations or business meetings. And obviously for all these modes of life one keeps a luggage, carry bag or backpacks to stuff in all the important stuff for the occasion. So wouldn’t it be great to have a luggage that transforms into something that solves the purpose of travel and also suits the occasion? For example a bag pack that transforms into a carry bag and then maybe a travel kit that transforms into a travel satchel.
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