Wish List: Travel gadgets 2019
Incase ProConnected 4 Wheel Hubless Roller
Finding a free plug socket at an airport can be as time-consuming as the flight itself. The Incase ProConnected smart luggage offers portable power on four removable wheels. This 32-litre carry-on case comes equipped with a 20,100 mAh/74.37 Wh battery bank and three USB ports. With the accompanying Incase app, users can track their Incase and monitor battery life via Bluetooth.
During a long journey, a travel pillow can be a welcome relief for a much-needed nap. Rarely straying away from the typical horseshoe design, the CORI travel pillow allows the wearer to arrange interchangeable cushions in whichever orientation suits them. With its modular design, CORI can roll up to 12 centimetres, perfect for packing into hand luggage.
The world is filled with noise, especially when travelling on public transport or venturing around a busy city. However, with the Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones, background noise becomes a thing of the past. With Sony’s industry-leading HD noise-cancelling technology at your fingertips, the world is silenced, leaving you to sit back and enjoy your music. It has 30 hours of battery life, making these headphones a great addition to any long-haul journey.
AirBolt is the app-controlled lock that gives you complete control over your luggage security. The durable stainless steel design can either be unlocked via the accompanying app or with a back-up button code if you lose your phone. The AirBolt also acts as a tracker to locate your belongings if they go missing and is equipped with an alarm. This can be set to sound if your luggage moves too far away from your phone, or activated at the touch of a button. This high-tech lock will also keep a history of the times it’s been unlocked so you know exactly when your possessions have been accessed
The Osmo Pocket by DJI is a great way to document your travels with cinematic flair. This compact three-axis stabilised camera takes away the jitters of handheld recording to produce seamlessly moving footage. With tracking technology, Osmo can lock onto a moving object gracefully, and while in selfie mode can track your face for the perfect vlog. Osmo can also pair with your smartphone, and with the DJI Mimo app your travel footage and pictures can be edited with ease.
Navigating a new city in a new country can be tricky, especially when you don’t speak the native language. However, Pocketalk can take the guesswork out of getting directions. This pocket-sized two-way translator can interpret 74 languages across the globe at the touch of a button. Simply speak into the built-in microphone and Pocketalk will translate your message via audio or text.
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