Space Case: Carry-on Suitcase of the Future
Planet Traveler introduces the first ever full-line of smart luggage. Four years in development has achieved the ideal balance between the design expected in premium luggage, and the most integrated connected technology ever offered. Worldwide tracking, hands free calling, biometric security, anti-theft alarms.
I thought as a reader of our travel website that you might get a kick out of this new space-age suitcase that has just come on the market.
Here’s the scoop:
Born from 30 years of experience in the luggage industry, the team at Planet Traveler is introducing the true next generation of luggage. Designed to specifically balance technology, style, and function, the Space Case 1 luggage line is engineered to be the ultimate travel companion.
Planet Traveler launched the Space Case 1 on Kickstarter June 1st to fund the first orders. The campaign offered both carry-on and check-in sized cases in a variety of exterior colors and textures.
“Consumers are reacting positively to an emerging trend of building luggage around tech,” said Planet Traveler CEO Harry Sheikh. “We have actually been working on the Space Case 1 for over four years, and believe we have finally perfected the integration of tech into our beautifully designed luggage. We didn’t set out to just design a smart suitcase. Our goal was to be the first to offer a full line of attractive smart luggage.”
To begin, Space Case 1 offers a variety of sizes, exterior colors, exclusive designs, and unique virtually indestructible textures, just as you might find with a premium suitcase. However, upon closer inspection you will find these cases have a surprising array of more technological functionality than any other luggage currently offered, making Space Case 1 the undeniable leader in consolidated smart travel technology. Here is a summary of the tech conveniences: (see appendix for more details)
- Smartphone app control (IOS, Android) of all functionality. Smartwatch interface.
- Biometric fingerprint locking for up to 5 travelers. State of the art security.
- Free worldwide GPS Tracking.
- Digital scale integrated into the wheels. No lifting necessary.
- Bluetooth speaker and microphone – Play music. Make hands-free calls.
- Anti-theft proximity security. When the app moves beyond 40 feet from your case the phone is notified, and an alarm can sound through the case speaker.
- Triple USB 12 Amp charging ports (Dual external, third internal in carry-on laptop compartment only).
- Personal Concierge – On demand information for departure and arrival times & gates, book flights, hotels, car rentals and more.
- 10 Year Warranty with 24 hour repair worldwide.
The Space Case 1 line of smart luggage is currently comprised of both a carry-on (19.5″/49.5cm) and check-in sized (29″/73.6cm) suitcase. More sizes and profiles are being introduced periodically, and will offer a complete suite of luggage utility in 2015.
Link: Space Case 1
What do you think? Do you see a Space Case in your future? ?:-)
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