No More Lost Luggage

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Last year airlines lost more than twenty-six million pieces of luggage in North America alone. Now there’s a new gadget that will provide flyers with a better chance at being reunited with missing baggage. The Trakdot Luggage Tracker, which will be available in March, is an ultra-light, device that you place in your checked bag. You can then follow the luggage in real-time (as long as it’s in range of a cell phone tower) anywhere in the world using your mobile phone or the company’s website. It’s even programmed to send text alerts when your bag reaches the luggage carousel.

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2 Responses to No More Lost Luggage

  1. Laith says:

    For some reason I don’t think that airport security is going to be happy with an active transmitter in the luggage 🙂 Also if this is actually approved, doesn’t it disprove the whole “turn off your devices” thing…?

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