Mobile technology developments have no doubt become the solver of many classic travel problems.Â Lost on your way to the hotel? Google Maps to the rescue. Need dinner ideas in a new town? Plenty of apps are at your disposal for recommendations. Taking travel convenience to next level is theÂ Space Case 1, a Kickstarter-funded smartÂ luggage designed with a range of brilliant features to suit the needs of tech-savvy travelers.
Equipped with two internal andÂ external USB ports, theÂ suitcaseÂ turns into a strong portable charger with a 12,000 mAh power supply, while aÂ built-in Bluetooth speaker allows travelers to play musicÂ and make hands-free calls. The luggage comes with a separate mobile phone application called Planet Traveler (available for iPhone and Android devices), which helps make packing easier thanks to a feature that displays the suitcase’s weight as measured by the sensors installed on its wheels. For added security, the app can alsoÂ double as a luggage tracker, notifying its ownerÂ when it lands on the baggage carousel, or, thanks to its proximity sensor, when it leaves the owner’s area. A fingerprint-scan feature also adds to its security and takes away the hassle of combination locks.
The Space Case 1 is available in carry-on and checked-in luggage sizes, priced at US$ 329 and US$669 respectively.
For more information, visit Planet Traveler.