wearable

Paul Taylor of the Financial Times thinks wearable technology lives up to its promise at last.

“For years, engineers have envisaged technology so personal that “body area networks” would have wide applications in clothing and other worn items such as earrings. So far, the reality has fallen short of this sci-fi vision, although notable tech togs have included Spytech’s ties with a built-in video camera, which are still available.”

The author thinks this is now changing. He reviews Fleece 7.0 by Scottevest, the Nike+ Sportband, and the Blacksocks Smarter Socks.

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