Technology changes so quickly that even your old suitcase is out of style. Thanks to new innovations in e-luggage or electronic luggage you can travel with greater conveniences and more options than ever before. Why do we like the new luggage? Simple, now more than ever before we travel with mobile phones, tablets and other portable electronic devices. Todays luggage offer more ease in charging devices, more mobility options and less to pack and take with us. Let’s take a look at the top technology innovations integrated into today’s e-Luggage that’s worth throwing out your old suitcase for.
The Scooter Suitcase
Yes that right, a scooter and a suitcase all in one allowing you to race to the gate with ease. The suitcase looks like a traditional hard case with a scooter mounted to the base of the handle bar. Don’t need the scooter? Simply push a button to fold away the scooter deck and pull your case like any standard suitcase. The first prototypes hit the market in 2016 and in a short amount of time, we have already seen some pretty nice changes. For starters the overall designs and materials are becoming much more stylish then the early models. This year’s models have come out in electric versions. Such as the Helvei Smart Move electric scooter suitcase and the Micro Scooter Case built by Samsonite. Scooter luggage allows the user the ability to move quickly or greater distances with ease. They carry a battery below the 100 watt airline regulation limit so they can be taken onto a plane. Some Scooter cases come with built- USB ports for recharging your devices and laptop compartments for easy stash. This case is a must have for regular commuters or tired travelers.
The Motorized Luggage
This class of e-luggage offers the user mobility options. The motorized suitcase is suitcase with a built-in electric motor allowing the user to sit and ride the suitcase through the airport, on holiday, train or anywhere. Motorized luggage is suitable for people that can use a little assistance during long walks in public areas that electric disability scooters cannot. Larger electric mobility scooters are often too large for an airplane, car or train. Rideable luggage like the Airwheel SE3 or Motobag is sturdy and capable to ride like a normal scooter at speeds up to 10 km per hr. and can go distances up to 15-25 klm on a single charge. They are small enough for a train, airplane or trunk of a car yet sturdy enough to assist you wherever you need to go.
The Robot Suitcase
The robot suitcase SR5 by Airwheel is a hands free suitcase that follows you wherever you go. It has built-in GPS navigation that is programed to follow your mobile phone’s signal from your private app. You determine the distance you want between you and the suitcase and it will follow you perfectly wherever you are so you don’t ever have to pull a heavy bag again. It comes with a built-in USB ports and speaker system to listen to your favorite tunes.
Suitcases with Shelves
The Shelfpack by Shelfpack is a rollable suitcase with 4 stackable shelves built into the suit case At the click of a button the suitcase is transformed into a standing closet. The shelves are built in and pop up easily. What’s nice about this portable closet is that it is compact and small enough for carry-on luggage.