Traveling has become all the more convenient for
many people. What most still have to deal with is the challenge of carrying
their baggage along with the trip. Technology certainly has Travelers can
actually appreciate a bit of assistance from special robots, such as what this
Airwheel SR5 Suitcase offers.
The Airwheel SR5 Suitcase is not just an ordinary
piece of luggage. It is actually a robot designed as a suitcase. Aside from the
usual functions of a suitcase carrying a traveler’s essential things, it helps
make moving around more convenient for the frequent traveler. This high tech
suitcase features an auto-follow mode where it automatically follows its owner
wearing the wrist band controller without the need to push the suitcase around
all the time. It also features obstacle avoidance sensors and comes with an
alarm in case the suitcase is beyond the owner’s set range. Even with those
features, it is even more advanced than you think.
The Airwheel SR5 Suitcase also comes equipped
with visual tracking sensor technology. It can follow its owner visually using
cameras with real-time visual recognition and tracking algorithms. Aside from a
camera, this smart suitcase also comes with radar. It also comes with an
ultrasonic receiver that’s coupled with SLAM or simultaneous localization and
mapping technology so that it can identify, secure the suitcase as well as
follow the user. This allows travelers some hands-free convenience with their
luggage as they walk around.
The Airwheel SR5 Suitcase also comes with
Bluetooth technology that connects it to the user’s smartphone that acts to
notify or send an alarm to the user in case the suitcase is misplaced. In order
to do all these, the Airwheel SR5 Suitcase comes with a removable battery to
power it and that can also be used to charge other gadgets. The Airwheel SR5
Suitcase was recently launched to the public but there’s no word yet on how
much it will cost.
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