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Travelmate: an autonomous robot suitcase

posted onJune 23, 2017

The robot companion TravelMate, lives up to its name. Featuring motorized wheels, artificial intelligence, and app connectivity, this fully autonomous suitcase, promises to help you travel easier. It works seamlessly in crowds and doesn't require any extra peripherals. Travelmate can move vertically and horizontally when autonomous. You can take it with you when you're going to the airport, commuting to work or just walking outside. It'll match your speed accurately and can go as fast as 6.75 mph.

The company behind the suitcase is Travelmate Robotics, which is based in San Francisco. Their team consists of 26 people with background mostly on robotics and software development.

At the time of writing, the Travelmate Suitcase was only available for preorder through the company’s Indiegogo campaign. Estimated delivery is June 2017 for Indiegogo backers and July 2017 for general retail. 

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