High-Tech Travel Devices and Wearables – The Tech Report
Fellow travelers, we’re living in wild times. The future has arrived. The coming years will bring more high-tech travel devices, portable media, and social technology than in the entire twentieth century.
If you’re a traveler or into travel tech, here are a few high-tech travel devices worth taking a look at:
1. Google’s Project Glass – True High-Tech Travel Devices
No list of drool-worthy travel gadgets would be complete without mentioning Google’s latest stunning piece of innovation, Project Glass. The idea is to create a pair of regular eyeglasses with a heads-up display built-in. Various bits of metadata are processed and relayed to the wearer’s line of sight via augmented reality software.
This data includes location-specific information, social-network updates, email notifications, weather, and so on. Despite the fact that the concept is not new, the project has garnered significant support from Google. Therefore, it’s reasonably certain that a well-developed variation of this notion will significantly alter how we travel.
2. Transformer Jacket by SCOTTEVEST – High-Tech Wearable
SCOTTEVEST is the company that sets the benchmark for clever, innovative, high-tech gear. Their most recent Transformer Jacket is a combination travel jacket and vest. It uses twelve magnets implanted in the shoulder seam to allow for quick transitions from jacket to vest and back.
More importantly, it is wearable carry-on luggage. The jacket’s sleek lines show nothing on the outside, making it appear to be any other travel jacket. 20 pockets on the interior allow for keeping your phone, wallet, keys, passport, water bottle, sleeves, and even an iPad.
MacGyver would love it.
3. Arrivalguides to Go – Mobile Travel App
Arrivalguides to Go is a mobile travel app developed by Intel. It gives you access to 400 destination guides. Each is jam-packed with restaurants, maps, attractions, interesting bars, cozy cafés, sights, clubs, events, and more!
All instructions are updated on a regular basis. In addition, the app will automatically update your guidelines to the most recent version whenever you are online. Intel’s AppUp Center offers a free download.
4. Vuzix Wrap 1200 Video Eyewear System – A High-Tech Theater
This collection of high-end video eyewear is just what you need for watching videos. Suppose watching a full-length movie on your iPad or even your iPhone’s tiny screen isn’t enough for you. This system raises the mark with a 16:9 widescreen 75-inch display that can be seen from 10 feet away.
In addition, it has support for 2D and 3D content and the ability to connect to nearly any media source. The system includes an abundance of user-customizable features. Focus, viewing angle, and eye separation are just a few of the other capabilities.
It’s like having your own personal big-screen entertainment theater.
5. Rugged Portable Hard Drives from ioSafe
ioSafe creates these awesome external hard drives. They offer protection for even the harshest climates on the planet and feature crush protection up to 5,000 lbs. Additionally, the hard drives have drop protection up to 20′ and immersion protection up to 30′ …….