The Space Case 1 wants to be the most advanced suitcase in the world with smart tech enabled features including a biometric lock
The Space Case 1 is the luggage of the future: it can be unlocked using your fingerprint, weigh itself, track itself using GPS, charge your electronics, act as speakers for your music, and a host of other smart features. It’s a smart suitcase with security and technology features intended to combat common travelers problems.
The next generation of business and first-class seats, as prototyped by Thales, pause playback while you slumber
At the Paris Air Show this June 17, French manufacturer Thales revealed a monitor that follows the eye movements of the viewer. If line of sight gets broken—for example when turning to speak to a flight attendant, or when the passenger falls asleep—the monitor immediately pauses video playback. Once eye contact is re-established, it unpauses the show.
Are mobile games powerful enough to replace company recruitment? Uber gives the tactic a test drive
As is often the case when riding in a car service or taxi, it’s difficult to imagine the experience from another person’s perspective. To present riders with an opportunity to navigate their own way from point A to point B, UberDRIVE is a mobile gaming experience to showcase the day in the life of an Uber driver-partner.
Connected and 3D printed, the SOLID bike gives directions through vibrating handlebars
Cyclists in Portland, Oregon are abuzz thanks to a new innovation in bicycle navigation. It’s called the SOLID bike, and it combines rugged, forward-looking design with the latest in 3D printing and mobile communication technology to inspire everyday cycling.
The high-speed public transit proposal from uber-entrepreneur Elon Musk moves to the concept design stage
The Hyperloop is a high-speed transport system where cargo, individuals, and vehicles travel at supersonic speeds inside tubes laced with cushions of air. This ground transport system was proposed by entrepreneur Elon Musk.
B/E AEROSPACE's design looks more like a multi-use work cubicle than your coffin-sized airline seat
B/E AEROSPACE has created a flexible business class seating area that tailors to the flyer’s needs. This adaptable seating area can quickly shift from a lounging position, to sleeping, to having a dining room table, or to be used principally for work. The area is larger than a plane’s seating area and can provide what you’re seeking in comfort.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport lets you feel foreign weather even before your flight
The Climate Portal is exactly how it sounds; it’s a series of small rooms that bring the climate of faraway places to where you are. Yvonne Boe, Communication Manager of the Stockholm Arland Airport where the device is housed shares, “We wanted to explore the possibilities of not just moving you to your destination but our destinations to you.”
Marriott Hotels and Netflix collaboration to have your favorite streaming service available directly all room Internet-capable televisions
Marriott Hotels guests will soon have the opportunity to further indulge in their comfort zones, as the hospitality giant has just announced a collaboration with Netflix to roll out the video streaming platform on all its Internet-capable televisions.
Car Bike Port highlights the benefits of bikes over cars
Bicycles are taking over the world’s cities. Bicycles provide cleaner, healthier, and sustainable transportation while reducing traffic congestion at the same time. The U.K. design firm Cyclehoop has introduced a bike rack engineered to encourage commuter cycling, all the while reminding everyone who sees it that bikes take up less space than cars. It’s called the Car Bike Port, and it converts one parking space into a rack that will hold and protect 10 bicycles.
The Travelbox unpacks all the essential furnishings for a minimalist, beautiful room just about anywhere
Have you ever wanted to live inside a box? How about a box that unpacks to a set of elegant essentials: bike, bed, table, chair, and even wood shelves for your clothes and books? The Travelbox, designed by Stefan Juust, is a modern nomad’s dream. A set of basic furnishings made out of wood and aluminum, packaged into an industrial looking metallic box.
Swedish smart bike brand has partnered with UNICEF to help young women in the developing world access education
The biggest problem that many of us faced when traveling to school was getting up on time to make it before the bell rang. Girls in Ghana have far greater problems, for the majority the nearest school is 5-10km away and their only option is to walk. Often, they risk violence and abuse on these journeys. Vélosophy, a new bike brand from Sweden, aims to address this issue, by improving the lives of both customers and young people in the developing world.
AYO is an eyewear device that helps improve sleep and boost energy by letting you "wear the sun"
Wearable tech startup Novalogy has launched an advanced eyewear device that helps the wearer beat jet lag, wake up naturally and boost their energy levels. AYO, which is based on scientifically-backed research from Harvard and Oxford, analyzes sleep and lifestyle habits for a more personalized approach.