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The new luggage from Airbus that wants to talk to your iPhone

Excerpt from Australian Business Traveller

Jun 07, 2013 9:41 am

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Your baggage may go missing thanks to a carrier who is flying an Airbus plane, but at least you’ll be able to track where that bag is thanks to Airbus.

— Jason Clampet

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Airbus is best known for aircraft like its A380 superjumbo and the next-generation A350 jetliner, but the company has cooked up something else to delight the traveller: a prototype ‘smart’ bag complete with a companion iPhone app and ‘Find My Bag’ function to track lost luggage.

Christened ‘Bag2Go’, the concept has been developed in partnership with mobile carrier T-Mobile and German luggage maker Rimowa.

See how Airbus Bag2Go works on Vimeo

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