smart luggage
Emerging Tech

The ForwardX Ovis is the first smart suitcase custom-built to follow you

Luggage is only getting smarter. Case in point? The autonomous Ovis, a suitcase specifically designed to charge your gadgets while on the move and follow you throughout the airport terminal.
Business

Bags with brains: Smart luggage and gadgets are making travel smoother

The bag you use to tote your stuff can affect the experience of any trip. In response, suitcases are wising up, and there are options for smart luggage with scales, tracking, and more.
Smart Home

Another smart luggage startup packs its bags following stricter airline rules

Smart-luggage maker Raden has folded after the airline industry clamped down on battery transportation over safety fears. The New York-based startup follows Bluesmart, which ended its operations earlier this month.
Outdoors

Stay connected on the go with one of the best smart backpacks

Whether you want a backpack for commuting to work, to take on weekend trips, or for a trek through nature, many these days do more than just hold your lunch. Built with smart technology, there are packs that charge your phone, play music…
Mobile

Incase’s ProConnected smart carry-on is a rolling power station for hungry devices

Incase is introducing its new smart luggage series, called ProConnected, with the 4 Wheel Hubless Roller. At the heart of this stylish carry-on is a large-capacity battery that can recharge a USB-C laptop, but light on smarts.
Emerging Tech

Luggage ban proves too much for Bluesmart, which has shuttered operations

Several major U.S. carriers have announced a ban on smart luggage whose batteries can't be removed. The ban began on January 15, 2018, and will hit not only travelers, but also companies like Bluesmart that make the bags.
Business

Inspired by Segway, this robotic suitcase follows you around the airport

The 90Fun Puppy 1 uses trackers to follow you around, but still manages to balance on two wheels using tech from Segway. The smart suitcase is the first U.S.-based launch for the China-based brand.
DT Daily

The Apple iPhone X is so 2017; rumors swirl about possible 2018 models

The next Apple iPhone X model may grow a bit, airlines move to regulate "smart" luggage for safety, Qualcomm takes the wraps of the new Snapdragon 845 mobile chip.
Smart Home

High fashion and high-tech meet in Rebecca Minkoff #AlwaysOn luggage

You'll soon be able to bring the same fashion you enjoy in your handbag to your travel bag. Here to introduce high fashion to high tech is Rebecca Minkoff and her eponymous fashion line, which debuted #AlwaysOn power luggage.
Business

Smart travelers don’t need smart luggage yet, but we haven’t lost hope

Do travelers really need features like Bluetooth, digital scales, and batteries? We took Barracuda’s latest smart luggage along on a trip to find out, and the results opened our eyes.
Mobile

Bluesmart’s slick smart suitcase is back, and it has brought along some friends

After the massive success of its first crowd-funding campaign, Bluesmart's back with Series 2 of its smart luggage. This time, it has added more products to the range, and made them even smarter.
Outdoors

No more wrinkled suits on the road — this garment bag folds to laptop-case size

Tired of showing up to business meetings in rumpled clothing, a British business writer invented the Pliqo collapsible garment bag. With a business wear or formal wear inside, the garment bag folds to the size of a laptop case.
Smart Home

The Floatti is the world’s first smart suspension ride suitcase

Travelling just got a lot less stressful with the Floatti, the world's first smart suspension ride suitcase. This suitcase is designed to exceed the traveler's needs, while implementing suspension engineering on the wheels for a smooth…
Smart Home

Raden wants to be the Apple of luggage with a pair of smart suitcases

Raden is a another new company that wants to reinvent travel with smart luggage. But with designers and engineers from both tech and luggage industries, this startup could actually disrupt traditional bag makers.
Emerging Tech

Future luggage from Samsonite may check itself in and follow you around

Samsung's partnering with luggage maker Samsonite to produce smart baggage that checks itself in, relays its location, and follows you around. And that's just scratching the surface.