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10 Of The Best Travel Tech Gadgets Featured At CES 2016

Travel Technology | Gabe Zaldivar | January 08, 2016

10 Of The Best Travel Tech Gadgets Featured At CES 2016

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The start of the year means starting resolutions, realizing you may have gained extra pounds around the waist and welcoming a bevy of innovations pouring out of Las Vegas.

The travel industry is, thankfully, not immune to the excitement that is CES 2016.

What we have for you here is but a brief breakdown of some of the more remarkable and perhaps useful technological advancements this year.

Of course, these are all devices that would make life a bit more enjoyable for the travel enthusiast.


We are named a CES 2016 Innovation Innovation Awards Honoree for ili!

Posted by Logbar ili on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Ili aims to be the final reason you forget learning a second language forever.

The translator is that sci-fi gadget turned into reality, allowing people who know English, Japanese and Chinese to converse with one another.

The product promises more languages shortly such as French, Spanish and Thai.


Behold the answer to your biggest power needs. This new charger promises the juice you crave in a near instant, charging devices in under 20 minutes.

That’s the amount of time it will take you to recharge with a cup of coffee.

Travel Power Bank:

Those of you who made it rain on an Apple Watch will need power like the rest of us. However, you undoubtedly demand a source that is small and convenient. How about something that fits on your keychain?


DISH has heard the pleas of those travelers who would love nothing more than to travel with a suitcase full of entertainment in miniscule proportions.

The company states, via the above link: “With the HopperGo, forget about erasing apps, music or pictures to free up space on your device — with up to 100 hours of storage space, you can have your multimedia cake and eat it, too.”


Braven adds to the party with a new selection of portable speakers that are about as rugged as the four-wheel drive truck that you are loading up for your next camping trip.

Razer Blade Stealth:

One of the biggest hits at CES 2016 seems to be this juggernaut dressed up as an ultra sleek laptop. 

This is hardly just for gaming, offering up the kind of graphics and power for all manners of designers and professionals on the go.

Samsung Wearables:

Samsung rolled out another lineup of great products. However, CNET did a great job of highlighting some of its wearables.

The stars for travelers may just be the WELT, which sits on your waist like a very large health monitor.

Or, for the fashion and energy conscious, there is the Sol Bag, which helps charge your Samsung smartphone.


Headphones abound. However, you may just love the newest iteration of Sony’s h.ear line.

Not only do they offer noise-canceling technology, but they come with the style you have come to adore from the company.

LockSmart Travel:

For around $100, LockSmart Travel boasts safety and security for your possessions with Bluetooth connectivity we have all come to expect from budding devices.


Lastly, we bring you the kind of device that would give BB-8 a run for its money in the adorability category.

It’s Zolt, and it boasts of being “the world’s smallest, lightest, smartest laptop charger.”


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