Smart travel gearWhether you travel for business or pleasure, the right gear can make for a smoother trip while keeping your belongings safe. From a smart suitcase to theft-prevention jeans, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute on some of the most innovative...
[MUSIC] To ensure a smooth trip, you need to start with the basics, a good suitcase. The company, Bluesmart, has created an innovative carry on bag, that connects with a smartphone app. Besides being thoughtfully designed, with a lightweight frame, yet large capacity, this roller bag has a digital lock, proximity sensors, location tracking, and even, trip tracking. And also several handy built in features like a digital scale. A special laptop sleeve for easy removal at the security line. And a battery that can charge your phone six times over. The Blue Smart can be pre-ordered now for $300 and will ship later this Fall. Digital pick pocketing is becoming a bigger and bigger problem. Thieves are using sophisticated technology to steal valuable financial and identification details. BetaBrand.com sells a pair of men's jeans designed by the security company Norton that feature built-in panels of a special radio frequency ID-blocking fabric in the front and back pocket to prevent the digital theft. They cost $168. In San Francisco, I'm Cara Suboy, CNet.com for CBS News.