Pilot: Pilot is a smart earpiece language translator that translates between languages in real time. It's perfect for international travelers; makes it easy for them to talk in the native language of the country they are visiting. It comes with a secondary earpiece that can be shared with the person you are speaking with or use for wireless music streaming. It works offline and overseas, its app lets you toggle between languages. Pre-order: $249.
EasyLock: The EasyLock is a portable temporary travel door lock that features the strength of stainless steel and secures in seconds. Its strong yet a small and light security solution, it lets you open just enough to allow you to confirm a visitor or receive documents. It's perfect for travelers. Buy Now: About $31 (£24.95).
Travelsafe X15 Portable Travel Safe: Travelsafe X15 Portable Travel Safe is a waterresistant portable safe that can easily hold a 15" MacBook, iPad, a DSLR camera and more and keeps it safe. It comes with 360-degree eXomesh stainless steel wiremesh embedded into poly canvas fabric, and 360° eXomesh locking system that keeps your valuables safe. Buy Now: $99.95.
Piece: Piece is the future of Dual Sim technology; it's a credit card sized device that holds any GSM, EGSM or PCS card and allows you to addon an extra number to your existing smart device via Bluetooth. Which means you can have two numbers active at the same time in a smartphone. It provides up to 150 hours stand by time and is compatible with almost all iOS devices. Pre-order: $69.
Functional Travel Bag: The Nomatic travel bag combines the best features from a backpack, duffel bag and general luggage and has over 20 features making it a most functional travel bag. Its innovative strap system lets you switch between backpack and duffel in seconds and with no dangling straps. It comes with vacuum bag (water proof and air tight), laundry bag, RFID safe pocket and a TSA approved lock. It has special pockets for your laptop, smart devices, water bottle and more. Buy Now: $179.
Strone Roam: The Strone Roam is a smart device that lets you keep your mobile number while you are traveling internationally, without incurring global roaming charges. It lets you make and receive calls and messages on your phone in another country while eliminating roaming charges. All you need to do is download its app on your iOS or Android smartphone, connect the device to your home network, takeout the Sim from your smartphone and insert it into the device and while away, calls and messages will find you on its smartphone app. More info.
Nimb Smart Ring: Nimb is a smart wearable device with a concealed button that notifies your family, friends and others when you are in trouble. You need to press and hold the button for 3 seconds to send the alert and it gives a buzzing feedback to let you know that a message has been sent. It tracks your location in real-time and the response team knows exactly where you are. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices. Pre-order: $129.
Shapl Travel Containers: Shapl smart shower containers makes it comfortable and easy to take along toiletries and other liquids in small amounts. Buy Now: $7-$10.
Hiro: Hiro is a Bluetooth thing finder that works along with your smartphone, can be used up to 200ft away, and is compatible with both Apple and Android devices. It beeps and alerts you about its location when you press the locate on the smartphone app. And it also allows you to locate your smartphone from the unit itself. Buy Now: $19.99.
Airbolt: Airbolt is a smart lock for your luggage that features proximity alerts, location tracking, and privacy controls. This Bluetooth enabled smart lock talks to your smartphone via its app and unlocks with a single push of a button. You can also unlock it using a programmable button combination, or its app from another compatible smartphone. Using its crowdsourced GPS network, you can see your luggage's last seen location on your smartphone. It even alerts you in event of you getting separated from your luggage via its app or by using the built in buzzer on the lock. It's TSA-friendly. Pre-order: About $ 83 ($109 AUD).
Ultimate Travel Backpack v.2: The Ultimate Travel Backpack v.2 comes with removable laptop sleeve, inside hidden pockets, wrinklefree pocket for keeping your clothes, expandable zip that gives your 10L of space instantly and more. The laptop sleeve can hold up to 14 in. laptops and 10 in. smart device. It works in 3 carrymodes: a suitcase, backpack, and shoulder bag. Buy Now: $179.
Steripen: This portable water purifier makes your water drinkable; it purifies 16 Ounce of water in less than a minute and it can filter up to 50 times on a single recharge. Buy Now: $75.59.
GlocalMe: GlocalMe is a 4G global Wi-Fi hotspot that features CLOUDSIM technology, lets you connect your smart devices and laptops to the best network no matter where you are. It keeps you online wherever you are without roaming cost. Its app lets you manage your data usage smartly and effectively. It gives you access to different operators' networks, coverage to more than 100 countries in the world without worrying about signals. Buy Now: $149.99.
iBackPack 2.0: The iBackPack 2.0 is a smart backpack that functions as an electronic power house, a communication hub, storage space and more. It's made of weatherproof material and features 6 USB ports, Wi-Fi/Mi-Fi, Bluetooth audio, 3G/4G, retractable power cord, 20k mAh power bank, and is app controlled (iOS and Android devices). It also features multiple pockets; kevlar pockets option, wireless/car recharger, carabiners, RFID blocking sleeves, integrated TSA lock and more. Its GPS Tracking system lets you know where your bag is, and its antitheft system keeps your bag safe. Its shoulder straps hold your smartphone, keys, wallet, money, earbuds, transit pass and more. It comes with special storage for iPhone/ iPad/computer, cables, modems, USB port hubs, GPS tracking and much more. Buy Now.
Precision Voyager Digital Luggage Scale: The Eatsmart Precision Voyager Digital Luggage Scale can weigh bags up to 110 lbs / 50 kg, and comes with easy-to-read backlit display. Buy Now: $12.95.
Tech Dopp Kit: The Tech Dopp Kit is perfect for your tech peripherals and more. It organizes your cords, adapters, headphones, and other necessities. Comes with centrally located internal zipped pouch to keep your important documents. Buy Now: $249.
Premium Travel Jacket: Premium Travel Jacket is reversible for two completely different styles in one garment, built for layering for temps between 35 - 65 F / 0 -20 C, comes with hidden waterresistant pockets for your smart devices, inconspicuous and waterresistant passport pocket, handwarmer pockets, multiple pockets and more. More info.
Segsac: Segsac keeps your gear organized; it keeps your gear exactly as you packed it when you arrive to your destination. Its designed so that you can find your things in your backpack easily and spend more time exploring the world. It features 4 internal pockets that keeps your gear individually separated yet together in one place. Buy Now: $ 19.99.
Cowarobot R1: Cowarobot R1 is a robotic suitcase that can follow you autonomously. It's capable of avoiding obstacles in its path, and maneuvers to stay in your line of sight. Its multiple smartsensors gather data from its surrounding area and ensure it returns to its place next to you. It has a max speed of 4.5 miles per hour, and runs for 12.5 continuous miles when fully recharged. Its active wheels retract when you turn its Autonomous Mode to Manual Mode. It features GPS tracking, obstacle avoidance, portable power bank, TSA approved smart lock and more. Pre-order: $699.
Smart Jacket: Smart Jacket comes with 40 functions: smartphone loss prevention, push notifications, smartphone recharging, auto-connect favorites and contacts, music controls, gps tracking, selfie, more. More info.
Defender: The Defender is a smart personal protection system for everywhere security that combines self-defense and 24/7 security. You can take picture; sound an alert to attract attention and it also features a strong pepper spray. All you need to do is push the button when you sense trouble around and leave the rest to Defender. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices. Pre-order: $179.
Feb 10, 2017
Collection of the best traveling gadgets and gear to make your travel smart from all over the world.