Ever had that moment where you panic because you lost your precious earbuds and don’t know where to find them? Thankfully, Tile, which makes the popular item-finding keychain will be incorporating their technology into headphones made by Bose, Samsonite and Propeller Health.
The company debuted their Tile Platform back in 2016, and the new partnership is an example of that. The idea is to take Tile’s Bluetooth tracking technology and incorporate it into everyday items such as battery packs and in this case, headphones. People can add these devices to the Tile app alongside the companies own trackers, where you can use the app to find the devices that you have lost.
Bose is incorporating the technology inside their SoundSport Wireless and QuietControl 30 headphones sometime this year. Samsonite will include it in their smart luggage bags, which is for a scheduled launch in the spring. Hershel backpacks, Boosted skateboards, and Starling, an educational wearable that is meant for children, are also looking at ways to integrate Tile into their products. Propeller Health is also looking at ways of integrating the technology into their line of connected inhalers.
Tile’s network, which lets users find each other’s devices is about to get a huge boost as well, thanks to a new partnership between Comcast, Ruckus Wireless, and the San Jose International Airport, with the added functionality coming later this year.
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