Self-heating, sleep-tracking, step-directing gear turns your carry-on into a high-tech hub.

By Sara Clemence
Updated September 12, 2016
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Courtesy of Kokoon

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These headphones track sleep patterns, adjust white-noise volume for the best rest, and wake you when you’ll feel most refreshed.

To buy: kokoon.io; $229.

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A thin, flexible heater is sewn into this Courrèges coat; press a button for instant toastiness.

To buy: courreges.com; $2,800.

Courtesy of This is Ground

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The minimalist, Italian-leather backpack conceals an optional Wi-Fi hot spot and a Tile device that lets you track its location.

To buy: thisisground.com; from $725.

Courtesy of Levi's

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Conductive threads are woven into this Levi’s jacket, created with Google. Swipe and tap the sleeve to send commands to your phone. It’s machine-washable, too.

To buy: levis.com; available spring 2017.

Courtesy of La Roche-Posay

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The My UV Patch skin sensor monitors your sun exposure, notifying you via smartphone app when you’ve had too much.

To buy: laroche-posay.us; free with Anthelios sunscreen purchase.

Courtesy of WiseWear

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WiseWear’s bracelets (designed with jewelry collector Iris Apfel) track activity levels, transmit mobile notifications, and act as emergency beacons.

To buy: wisewear.com; from $295.

Courtesy of easyJet

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The prototype Sneakairs by EasyJet link to Google Maps and direct you left or right with vibrations. The company is working on a shoe insert that does the same thing.