Home may be where the heart is, but when it comes to smart technology. it’s now incredibly simple to bring interconnected devices with you, wherever you go.
More than ever, the ability to combine small and smart is providing the opportunity to make some amazing gadgets your travel partners of choice, whether journeying for work, rest or play.
Before you pack your bags, check out 5 of our favorite travel smart tech devices…
The case that does it all, the Bluesmart One is an intelligent suitcase looking to redefine the way you think about luggage.
A truly smart suitcase packed full of intelligent, interconnected and airport anxiety-saving features, the Bluesmart utilizes Bluetooth and allows you to locate and track its location, remotely lock the case and check the weight of what you’ve packed, all through your smartphone.
With a built-in digital scale, simply picking up the Bluesmart by the handle provides you with an instant weight readout on the app – incredibly useful at helping ensure you never go over a weight restriction again.
An integrated digital lock is controlled via your smartphone or device and allows you to access your luggage with ease, while a proximity sensor automatically locks the case when you’re separated.
And what if you do get separated (like, 500 miles separated)? Well, this is where the Bluesmart comes into its own. Internal tracking sensors will keep you updated with the exact location of your valuables, displaying the coordinates on a map within the app.Learn More Here
If you like some of the security ideas of the Bluesmart but already own a case that suits you just fine, the Smart-Unit Luggage Tracker could be just what you’re looking for.
A pocket-sized device with built-in GPS and Bluetooth, the Smart-Unit fits discretely in your case and provides 24/7 information on the location of your luggage wherever it winds up.
Using a companion app on your smartphone, the Smart-Unit allows you to track and locate it at the touch of a screen.
If the Smart-Unit (and your luggage) are out of range, the device will send you an alert to let you know.
Similarly, if someone tries to open the luggage, not only will the Smart-Unit let you know, but it will also sound an alert to deter the would-be bag intruder.Learn More Here
In our opinion, the Vago Travel Tool is quite simply going to become the go-to luggage packing lifesaver.
Effectively a pocket-sized vacuum tool, the Vago allows you to vacuum pack your soft items (clothes etc) to their very smallest form, allowing you to save room and maximize your carrying capacity.
To use the system, simply put your things into one of the Vago bags, attach the Vago device to the fixture on the bag, plug in, turn on, shrink clothes.
When the system detects that compression is at maximum, the device will automatically stop.
Simple space saving at the touch of a button.
When you’re out and about, keeping an eye on travel valuables such as wallet, phone and camera can be a challenge.
Take the thinking out of securing your possessions with the Wistiki range, a family of small GPS trackers designed for convenience, connectivity and portable peace of mind.
Featuring a system known as ‘Virtual Leash’, the Wistiki devices will give an alert when a connected item gets too far away from you.
When paired with the app, Wistiki allows you to simply ‘call’ the item you’ve lost to locate it with ease.Learn More Here
The Fort Knox of pocket payment protection, the Mini Safe Wallet does exactly what it says on the stainless alloy tin.
A super smart, code encrypted wallet, the Mini Safe acts as a shield to both the physical and invisible threats to your wallet contents.
As well as protecting your cards from harmful magnetic waves, the Mini Safe also protect from RFID threats, meaning it will help stop hackers increasingly attempting to access your ID through your pocket.
What makes the Mini Safe even smarter though is the ability to connect to your phone, allowing you to track and monitor your wallet as well as a feature which lets you know when it’s strayed from your pocket.
And what about if an old-school thief picks your pocket? No worries here either, the Mini Safe Wallet has a physical line of defense in the form of a combination lock meaning it’s always on lockdown until you need to access your money.