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(Pic) Gravity Ruler Helps Travelers Avoid Baggage Fees

(Pic) Gravity Ruler Helps Travelers Avoid Baggage Fees
Design

Marcella Maltese and Lin Wei have devised a simple solution to help travelers estimate baggage weight.

Dan Gould
  • 13 january 2010

With airlines continually adding extra baggage costs and overweight fees, it can be tricky to know exactly how much extra you might pay .

Marcella Maltese and Lin Wei have devised a simple solution to this dilemma with their Gravity Ruler. The tiny, bungee cord based device gives travelers a quick estimation of what their bag weighs.

The two design students had great success selling prototypes at the Travel Trading Fair in Milan, and are currently looking for a manufacturer.

Gravity Ruler

[via Slash Gear]

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