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Theft-Proof Backpacks

The RiutBag Has No Zips On Its Outer Shell

— October 30, 2014 — Art & Design
The RiutBag is a beautifully designed backpack -- designed by Sarah Giblin -- that is designed to discourage thieves and backpack-pickers. The problem with regular backpacks is that when you wear them, the zippers are out of sight and completely exposed. To combat this flaw, the RiutBag was designed with no outer shell zips.

All the storage access points in the RiutBag are situated against the wearer's back, making it extremely difficult for thieves to snatch and run without being noticed. The bag is also waterproof and constructed from foam-lined Cordura and Kevlar.

Giblin has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for production of her innovative creation. The cheapest pledge level available is $70, which will get you set up with a unit in May 2015 if the campaign meets its fundraising target. If you don't want to wait that long, you can pledge $160 for February delivery.
Trend Themes
1. Theft-proof Backpacks - Opportunity to innovate with more secure and theft-resistant backpack designs.
2. Discreet Access Points - Opportunity to innovate with storage access points placed discreetly against the wearer's back.
3. Waterproof Backpacks - Opportunity to innovate with waterproof backpacks that use Kevlar and foam-lined Cordura.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Accessories - Innovations can be made with more secure backpack designs in the fashion and accessories industry.
2. Travel and Tourism - Innovations can be made with backpack designs that are perfect for travel and tourism activities and are more secure.
3. Outdoor Recreation - Innovations can be made with durable and theft-proof backpack designs for outdoor recreation activities.
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