Wearable technology combines fashion and function in a way hitherto unheard of. New and emerging devices are placing powerful computing abilities into the wardrobes of consumers. The most recognizable of these emerging gadgets is Google Glass, (discussed below). Here are 9 additional examples of wearable technologies that are truly unique:
1) Replay Social Media Jeans
These hi-tech jeans will update Facebook and Twitter with your current location and mood via a fifth pocket that interfaces with your smartphone. Due out later this fall, they’ll be available in blue or black with the price range between $200-$250. Read more here.
2) Novero Bluetooth Necklaces
German company Novero has recently released their Victoria collection, made up of “contemporary Bluetooth accessories in timeless jewelry form”. These bluetooth necklaces are available for men and women and are geared toward high-end consumers at a price-point of $349 and $899 all the way up to $120,000 for some with precious stones. Read more here.
3) Ruby Slippers
Click your heels and these GPS-enabled shoes will guide you home via a ring of LED lights on the shoe tip that point your way to your destination. One shoe will light your way and provide directions while it wirelessly communicates with the other giving you a status bar indicating how close you are to your end point. Read more here.
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