The new jacket with built-in GPS lets to you lose the way
Our readers already know that it is possible to build in modules clothes for work in mobile networks. But and how about navigation? Wearable Experiments, firm from Sydney, developed a jacket which sleeves the GPS receiver is built in.
Interaction with a jacket navigator is carried out through the appendix on the smartphone in which the user sets a destination point. Further during approach of the person to turn the jacket starts to vibrate left or right sleeves depending on where it is necessary to move further. Also the clothes are equipped with light-emitting diodes which start to be shone during approach to the purpose.
As the producer declares, all built-in electronics quite easy and imperceptible and does not deliver discomfort to the user. The main advantage of such jacket is that during movement there is no need to get the smartphone from a pocket and to consult the map. The navigation clothes can provide a full freedom of action, report gizmag.com.
Developers of Wearable Experiments firm declare that the product is already ready to tests. For testing it is planned to recruit volunteers from the different cities of the world which will carry out jacket tests directly on city streets.
The navigation jacket – one more invention, urged to show, be how convenient can in practice "clever" clothes.