It purports to be the first suitcase with its own smartphone app.
- Weighs itself
- Lets you know whether it’s onboard your flight
- Tells you if it has been opened by anyone between the time you drop it off an pick it up at baggage claim
- Acts as a stereo in your hotel room.
I’d be surprised if this suitcase is permitted to be transported in a luggage hold, since it uses wifi technology that I don’t believe shuts off inflight. Surely the Department of Homeland Security will consider it a risk in some sort of movie theater-style plot, given the possibility of remote detonation.
But if it is allowed, would you buy high tech luggage? Or would you prefer an old fashioned suitcase on wheels that lacks this sort of connectivity? Would it matter if all airlines let you track the status of your luggage inflight without your suitcase having to do it?
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