About this project
The Space Case 1 is the World’s most high-tech suitcase with advanced features including Digital Biometric Lock, Global Tracker, Digital lift-less weighing system, Power Bank, Bluetooth Speakerphone, Proximity Sensor / Anti-theft Alerts, and Personal Concierge that you control through your smart phone with the Planet Traveler APP. Space Case 1 is made of 100% Polycarbonate, the lightest and most flexible/durable material available in the market today!
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Smartphone app control (IOS, Android) of all functionality.
Unlock the case with the touch of your finger print through biometric scanner or through use of the Planet Traveler app!
Never worry about losing your luggage again! Know the location of your luggage at all times through our Global Tracker application.
You never need to worry about overweight fees again. Our Digital Self Scale weighs your suitcase even without you lifting the case! Incredible innovation and design has led us to build the sensors into the wheels so you are hands free and the weight is visible on your Planet Traveler app.
Charge your phone over 7 times or more with 15,000 mAh of power! 2 external USB charging ports and a USB charging port in the front pocket, this massive power bank will keep all electronic gadgets alive on your travels.
(Check-in size does not come with 15,000 mAH battery and uses normal alkaline batteries since lithium is not allowed for check-in luggage. Check-in is designed with hybrid use therefor the 15,000 mAh can be purchased separately for road and train travels.)
Work on your computer and relax while talking to friends in the privacy of your hotel room with our handsfree speakerphone or listen to your favorite tune with our high quality speaker system. Truly amazing!
Receive a text when your luggage arrives at the carrousel! A proximity sensor let's you know when your suitcase is in your area or leaves your area. With our Anti-Theft feature you can arm your suitcase and in the event it leaves your area you will receive an alert to your phone along with the case sounding an alarm.
See if your flight is on time? know your gate number? status of car rental and hotel. Even book flights and car rental all through the Planet Traveler app. Virtual concierge!
The Space Case 1 carry-on luggage has a built in laptop and electronics pockets made for easy access anytime especially through security check points. The built in pockets can hold up to a 15.6" laptop.
The Space Case 1 check-in luggage has a built in garment bag pocket designed to keep your suit or dress secure and wrinkle-free during travel
Avoid being placed on hold or driving to the repair shop with our hassle free warranty. Simply take an image of the damaged part through the Planet Traveler App. The image automatically submits to our claim center and within 24 hours the new part is shipped to you anywhere in the world. The Space Case 1 is designed with modular parts that can easily be replaced with a simple screw driver. The entire case has been designed so it an be easily self-repaired.
The Space Case 1 line of smart luggage is currently comprised of both a carry-on (21.5”/55cm) and check-in sized (29”/73.6cm) suitcase. Storage for carry-on is 35.6 liters (2,176.8 cubic inches) and check-in is 115 liters (7,003.5 cubic inches). Liner inches for carry-on is 42.5" and check in is 61.5”.
The ultralight Space Case 1 outer shell is made of polycarbonate. With its light weight and practically indestructible properties, it can withstand exposure to UV radiation and is resistant to heat and cold ranging from +125° down to -100°C / +260° to -150°F. Another distinctive feature of this innovative material is its tremendous flexibility, the suitcase shell yield to pressure but immediately returns to their original form when pressure subsides. Quality that can give you a peace of mind.
The Space Case 1 glides on smooth multi directional 360º wheels. Our signature designed wheel hub holds a 2.25” diameter rubber wheel providing smooth and stable motion.
The Space Case 1 has high quality waterproof zippers with polyurethane covering that will withstand exposure to the elements, protecting your belongings. In addition The Space Case 1's spacious main compartment expands 2" to add 25% extra packing capacity.
The Space Case 1 telescoping push button trolley handle is made from light weight aluminum that adjusts to your desired height and carry-on compliant.
Luxurious, smooth and comfortable The Space Case 1's top and side handles are designed with ergonomic gel-grip that offers the most comfort when lifting.
Space Case 1 was created by Harry Sheikh and Joseph Pagan who both have a passion for art and creative technology. Harry has over 30 years experience in travel goods industry and is considered one of the top visionaries in the field. He created award-winning travel goods that can be found in 25 countries around the world. Joseph is a graduate of the Art Institute and has extensive experience designing and developing innovative products.
With Ashley Audia overseeing operations and Jianna Lin our Asia correspondence we have worked tirelessly over the past year to bring the Space Case 1 from drawings to a real life prototype. We are looking for your support and feedback to fine tune the prototype and make any necessary adjustments.
Risks and challenges
The Space Case 1 design is finished, The challenges that are ahead of us as we finalize the development and delivery are related to manufacturing and logistics. Our CEO has over 30 years experience in the luggage industry and definitely considered an expert in this field. With his guidance we will be prepared for any challenge that may occur.
We have a strong plan for manufacturing in Asia. From our previous experience in designing and product fulfillment, we're confident that production will meet our November deadline . There is always a chance that multiple unexpected setbacks will happen. We've invested significant ground work in contingency plans should these type of problems arise.
We are already working with top manufacturers in Asia in insure that the Space Case 1 will be made with the highest quality materials and produced in a timely manner. If there are any changes to the Space Case 1, we will communicate these changes to our contributors.
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• Carry-on Dimensions: 19.5” H x 13” W x 9” D / 49.5cm H x 33cm W x 22.8cm D (International regulation carry-on size)
• Check-in Dimensions: 29” H x 21” W x 11.5” D / 73.6cm H x 53.34cm W x 29.2cm D
• The height includes the wheels and handle
The Space Case 1 is designed with polycarbonate and aluminum, materials that have the best strength to weight ratio in order to minimize the weight and to ensure durability. The carry-on weight is estimated 8lbs - 3.6kg and the check-in weight is estimated 11lbs - 4.9kg. Our battery is also removable lowering weight if necessary.
Space Case 1 will work with iOS and Android through our Planet Traveler app.
Yes, we comply with the most important international regulations in accordance with The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) who determines what's possible to carry on airplanes. Space Case 1 Carry on has a removable 37 Watts lithium ion battery. The check-in contains batteries approved by these agencies
Yes, Space Case 1 contains a GPS device that allows you to record the position of the suitcase through the Planet Traveler app, monitoring and registering the location of the suitcase at every moment.
We will send out a survey via Kickstarter at the end of the campaign. You will receive an email asking you to pick the color of your Space Case 1.
Space Case 1 comes with a 3 digit manual combination override so you can use to open your suitcase if needed. The Space Case 1 Travel Sentry® Approved Lock is accepted by the TSA
We offer World Wide 10 year Cloud Protection will ensure the product is durable, using the Planet Traveler app. Simply take an image of the part through the app. The Image is automatically submitted to the claim center where they assess the damage. Once the assessment is conducted the part will be shipped to you with in 24 hours anywhere in the world. Parts can be easily replaced with just a screw driver
Space Case 1 has an accelerometer that automatically sets to airplane mode once a predetermined mph is met. Once the mph is back to normal the Space Case 1 take airplane mode off. You can also set airplane mode through your app.
The Bluetooth signal range is about 200ft (60m) without interferences. Under normal conditions this would be around 100ft (30m), due to various interference.
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Yes, the bags can be nested.
The biometric reader can store up to 5 fingerprints