Timberland Travel GearDesigner: The Timberland Co. (TBL
) Design Team
A modular system of inner cores and outer shells allows travelers to do more and pack less. Many trips include business and sports, and the various choices can accommodate any activity. $250.
Nike ACG CommVESTDesigner: Nike Inc. (NKE
Nike embraces its performance DNA by designing a mountain search and rescue vest. Speaker and microphone are at the collar, a push-to-talk tab allows people to communicate with gloves on. $175.
BRP/BV2s Snowmobile HelmetDesigner: BRP design team
Snowmobilers often use motorcycle helmets, but seeing, talking, and even breathing is difficult. This helmet is designed to meet their needs. It cuts fogging with a new breath evac system and has side-mounted lights for nighttime. $449.
iPod ShuffleDesigner: Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL
The Shuffle continues Apple's domination of the new music culture. It is one part of the whole music collection and listening experience Apple has created with iTunes, iPods, and the Apple retail stores. MP3 players alone just aren't enough. $99.