Steelcase’s Brody line of office/lounge furniture is designed to help its users better focus on their
work. The cozy cubicle keeps electrical outlets and workers’ belongings nearby. Each unit measures 42 inches wide and about 60 inches long, but they can be attached to each other and conï¬gured in various shapes. www.steelcase.com
Bluesmart luggage is intended to serve as a convenient carry-on with the ability to charge a smartphone or tablet. It weighs 8.5 pounds and has a built-in digital scale so users can ensure the baggage stays within airline weight limits. The luggage also contains features like a digital lock, location tracking, proximity alerts and a trip data app. http://bluesmart.com
Miriam Jones is chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. She joined e.Republic in 2000 as an editor of Converge magazine.