WiFi Wear (UPDATE)

Hi-tech apparel and accessories allowing wearers to connect online
Implications - Wearable technology is ushering in a wave of apparel and accessories that can connect to the Internet, enabling wearers to perform activities like access their social networks, listen to music, answer their phones and more. With the world becoming increasingly dependent on digital applications, fashion that incorporates WiFi connectivity and other hi-tech functions are sure to capture the attention of consumers who demand to be connected at all times.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 4 Examples: 16,095 Total Clicks Dec 11 - Sep 12
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Programmable Hi-Tech Tees - TshirtOS Offers Users a Wearable and Interactive Digital Display
SCORE: 7.1
V. Hot 9,985 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 12
Programmable Hi-Tech Tees
TshirtOS Offers Users a Wearable and Interactive Digital Display
The digital apparel company Cute Circuit has created the TshirtOS, an interactive digital T-shirt that combines self-expression with technology. As the company points out, T-shirts have been the... [More]
Online-Inspired Gowns - These Internet Dresses by Neko-Vi are Elegant
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 4,243 Clicks Pub: Apr 23, 12
Online-Inspired Gowns
These Internet Dresses by Neko-Vi are Elegant
The Internet Dresses by Neko-Vi are what Cinderella would wear to a social media ball. All of these elegant gowns are based off a major website and that website’s color scheme. To make these... [More]
Tweeting Sports Shoes - AdiPower Barricade Offers Instant Social Media Connection During Olympics
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 743 Clicks Pub: Aug 12, 12
Tweeting Sports Shoes
AdiPower Barricade Offers Instant Social Media Connection During Olympics
The London 2012 Olympics is arguably the most social media-connected Olympic games yet, and now Adidas, together with Alex Nash, or ‘Nash Money,’ have created a tweeting sports shoe out... [More]
Coat-Controlled Phones - 'Assembly' by Lorea Sinclaire Uses Bodily Gestures to Interact with Mobiles
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 1,124 Clicks Pub: Dec 24, 11
Coat-Controlled Phones
'Assembly' by Lorea Sinclaire Uses Bodily Gestures to Interact with Mobiles
'Assembly' by Lorea Sinclaire is the latest thing in wearable tech. This research project by the Emily Carr University student explores the use of bodily gestures in the control of mobile phones. It uses… [More]