• Smart luggage lock lets you access your suitcase with a simple smartphone swipe

     

    http://mashable.com/2015/01/04/smart-luggage-lock/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburnerIn this Dec. 21, 2009 file photo, passengers wait to check in at Logan International Airport in Boston. Of course, there are ways to fix this problem, typically by carrying around a key or using a conventional combination lock to keep everything secure. With the tap of an NFC-enabled smartphone, tablet or smartwatch, travelers can get into their luggage without fussing over combination codes and dials.

    Startup Digipas launched what it calls the first smart luggage lock, eGeeTouch, on Sunday at the 2015 International CES. With the tap of an NFC-enabled smartphone, tablet or smartwatch, travelers can get into their luggage without fussing over combination codes and dials.

    EGeeTouch, which is waterproof, and can handle both extreme hot and cold weather, is approved by the U.S. Transport Security Administration. It also includes a TSA-accepted key lock that’s built-in, so authorized airport personnel can access the luggage.

    What’s more, EGeeTouch can be accessed using a pre-paired NFC smart tag or sticker (to put in a wallet) if the user doesn’t have an NFC-enabled device. Read more…