Emotional baggage

It’s sometimes hard enough to recognize your luggage on the airport carousel if you’re sighted, never mind if you’re blind. The Talking Luggage Locator helps almost anyone by snapping onto a suitcase handle and then playing back a 30-second user-recorded message at the press of a remote button. For the benefit of Deaf travelers, activation also triggers three blinking lights. Very promising–until everyone gets one and we end up with a Control Tower of Babel.

Gizmodo: The Talking Luggage Locator Needs Better Range

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