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Tile will soon track all of your gadgets without its little tags

by Danny Zepeda | January 9, 2018January 9, 2018 7:00 am EST

One day in the near future, Tile will track all of your gadgets. At least that’s its end goal with its announcement that it will partner up with multiple companies to include its tracking technology inside products without ever needing to attach one its little tags.

Tile is known for the little tracking tags you can attach to various items like keys, luggage or other gadgets. They’ve always been useful, but not the most convenient, which is why its latest news exciting. A few of the companies Tile is partnering up with are Bose, Samsonite and Propeller Health.

“With the Tile Platform, we’re extending the finding power of Tile and its global community to leading brands spanning audio, travel, transportation and even digital health management,” stated of the news Mike Farley, CEO and Co-Founder of Tile. “Whether it’s a pair of wireless headphones, a suitcase filled with precious memories, or a life-saving connected inhaler, we want to make sure consumers can find their items no matter where they are, whether under the couch or halfway around the world.”

The Bose SoundSport and QuietControl 30 will the first Bose products to include Tile integration in spring 2018. This will make it super easy to track your Bose Bluetooth headphones in case you misplace them around your house. It was not revealed in the announcement, but hopefully the feature arrives to Bose’s QuietComfort line soon.

Samsonite will add Tile integration to some of its luggage while Propeller Health will include the feature in its inhalers. Along with integrating its technology into specific products, Tile is also adding new access point partnerships with Comcast, Ruckus and the San Jose International Airport.

This is just the beginning of Tiles far-ranging integration. It already has partnerships lined up with Hershel Supply, Boosted Boards, Bianca and VersaMe to offer other products with its tracking technology.

Danny Zepeda

Born and raised in Southern California, Danny grew up on a steady diet Pixar, Star Wars and Steven Spielberg movies. Unbeknownst to him, this was...