Headed to SXSW? The Internet of Things is providing a glimpse into the future of smart travel. No more lost luggage or wondering if your bag will make the weight requirements. Whether you carry-on or check a bag, here are a few connected devices that are changing our travel experience for the better and defining the travel of tomorrow:
Bluesmart – The world’s first smart luggage and leader of the smart-suitcase trend. Bluesmart’s connected suitcase includes location tracking, a bluetooth lock, and a battery charger.
GeoTrakR – Know exactly where your things are at all times with this cellular-enabled baggage-tracking system from Samsonite and LugLoc.
Pluggage – Weigh your suitcase before you get to the airport so you don’t have to pay any extra fees with this latest offering from Delsey.
Rimowa– The German luggage manufacturer is jointly developing a smart suitcase line called Bag2Go with Airbus and Deutsche Telekom.
Trunkster– A light traveler? Trunkster is a zipperless high-tech carry-on with a tracking system for the frequent flyer.
For more information on the latest batch of connected suitcases, click here.