Do you envision a future without physical keys? Well, the thing is, your front door maybe keyless and so is your car, but sadly, your favorite carryon and/or overnighter you use for traveling probably won’t be keyless anytime soon, and so for now, CHEN is probably your best bet in going keyless on any suitcase. This somewhat egg-shaped padlock is loaded with some serious tech, including built-in GPS/GSM technology to enable you to track CHEN-secured suitcase anywhere in the world, Bluetooth technology that works with a robust servomotor to unlock the lock, an in-built scale with retractable hook for finding out the weight of your baggage, and finally, a lithium ion battery, rechargeable via USB, that lasts for at least two weeks on a single charge.

CHEN Smart Keyless Padlock For Travelers

Other features you can expect from this next-gen padlock includes a metal construction body wrapped in a high resistance plastic and silicone over moulding (looks kinda of rad, actually), a high-density stainless cable offering a perfect balance between strength and flexibility, IP 64-rated built for resistant against water, and it is, of course, TSA-friendly, so your friendly TSA officer won’t be obliged to break this lovely 89 euros (US$99) lock to carry out check on your suitcase. And oh yea, it can tell you the weight of your suitcase too, but I guess you already knew that.

As with any connected gadget, CHEN works with a companion app available for both Android and iOS devices. Speaking of which, the only downside I see here is, you have to be sure to keep your phone alive always. Without your phone, or if the phone’s battery conked out, you are pretty much stranded. But I guess we can get use to it. It is, after all, the future.

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CHEN Smart Keyless Padlock For Travelers

Images courtesy of CHEN.

Submitted via TIP US page.

Published by Mike

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.

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