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Technology in Travel: What New Gadgets are on the Market Today?

By Rizwan Ahmad - 23 December 2014 No Comments
Technology seeps into the travel market with remarkable ease, not a surprising feat when you recognize how deeply invested modern society has become in mobile devices. Every commuter dips a hand into a pocket during a long journey to catch up with social website updates, and it's this mode of living that is transforming travel into the ultimate connected experience.
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Door-to-Door Travel Simplicity with New Apps
While many Apps exist to book tickets, compare prices on airlines, and carry out live checks of arrivals and departures, new developments are striving to create a seamless journey. Streamlining the complex logistics of travel and ensuring a traveler arrives at the departure gate with time to spare, new services include Apps that consolidate all the complex steps of a domestic or international journey.

The Apps centralize every time-consuming stage by creating an itinerary based on travel information, schedules, and the stacks of paperwork you have stuffed in carry-ons and pockets.

Smarter Luggage Options 
Security checks are a part of life for every traveler, but you can make the challenge of getting through checkpoints a breeze by opting for cases with quick inspection panels, zipped pockets that flip open for a check of a laptop and tablet. Taking this principle several steps further, new suitcases come with Bluetooth smart and enhanced connectivity.

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One such model has enough wireless intelligence to talk wirelessly to a smartphone App and lock or unlock on command. Additionally, the case can track its own location and relay the weight of the contents, a super-handy function for frequent travelers.

Advanced Rideshare Choices 
Rewinding to one of thousands of Apps available to conquer journey woes, rideshare companies are working hard to make that door-to-door model of travel a reality.

These new businesses combine itinerary schedules with airport information and road conditions to ensure you arrive at your departure gate on time. Similarly, at the other end of the flight, another vehicle is waiting to take you to your final destination.

These programs even offer folk the chance to become part of the rideshare service, so take to a local driving school to become part of the future. According to North Shore Driving School Ltd, a truck driving school in Richmond, technology is even advancing for truckers so basically they can live in their trucks for long journeys.

Today's tablet devices and large-screen smartphones deliver Apps, games, and entertainment options, meaning trip boredom is becoming a thing of the past. Buses and trains are following suit behind airlines by integrating fast wireless connections within each vehicle to keep passengers connected.

Your journey is now always connected and always self-aware, driving live data straight to your screen. Future developments are likely to see greater wireless options finding their ways into your luggage. It'll become next to impossible to lose your precious belongings as these battery supported cases navigate their passage.

What gadget you take when you go for travelling? leave it in the comments below.
Rizwan Ahmad
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He is a passionate Blogger, Entrepreneur, Writer and Thinker. He has been blogging from last couple of years and love every thing about it. He covers almost every thing related to technology on his Blog, Cyberockk.com.

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