By 2014, airlines are hoping to put your mind more at ease by introducing electronic tag systems that allow you to track your luggage from departure to final destination. The prototype is called the View Tag and it was developed by Richard Warther (now president and CEO of Vanguard ID Systems). View Tag has radio-frequency […]
You’ve got to love humanity for always pushing the envelope on creativity. A team of design students from Brazil recently swept the top awards at a UNESCO-supported aviation competition for their innovative concept of introducing buoyancy to luggage at airports — in other words, floating all that baggage in the air.
Perfect for the jet-setter who wants to be more hands-free, Hop is a suitcase that follows its owner around all by itself. It remotely senses its owner as he or she moves away, and it follows them close behind. Hop sends a vibrating alert to the owner’s cell phone if it gets too far away.