Responds to the Bluetooth Operated Suitcase

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No need to wheel simply let the suitcase follow you.

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It’s a great innovative design and we are always pleased to see young designers thinking of fresh ideas.

A new invention is set to hit stores that allows consumers to walk along with a suitcase without pulling it. Currently a prototype the ‘Hop’ suitcase is Bluetooth controlled and follows the radar omitted from your Bluetooth function on your mobile phone. A recent YouTube clip which has around 35,000 views shows a man slowly walking in front whilst the small suitcase follows behind simply tracking the Bluetooth signal.

Spanish designer Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez explained, ‘It’s not working 100 percent and it’s not ready for the market but it’s something I’d like to develop. I think in the future it’s something we could see often.’ The designer is set for good things after being awarded the Spanish version of James Dyson Award and since studying Innovation, design and engineering in London. is one of the UK’s leading luggage suppliers bringing both economical and luxury luggage such as Samsonite and Antler. A spokesperson from the company commented on the ‘Hop’, ‘It’s a great innovative design and we are always pleased to see young designers thinking of fresh ideas. We will await the developments and see if the Hop takes off in the next few years. It is most certainly different from the rest, and we hope that some initial issues will be solved for a smooth movement very soon.’ continues to closely follow luggage developments and design. is a lead supplier in brand names such as Samsonite and Antler as well as cost effective luggage solutions. Established to cater for a nationwide market the company takes pride in making airport luggage and everyday necessities such as laptop cases, handbags and holdalls accessible to all at competitive prices. The online store offers safe and secure payment via facilities like Sage and PayPal.

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