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io-Jacket: MP3, mobile-phone and GPS in the Jacket

An old school German clothing designer Lodenfrey (think suits and formal wear) introduced a very new school io-Jacket, which includes MP3, mobile-phone and GPS all built in. Apparently, 10 of the design have been produced but were sold at auction on eBay as part of a fundraiser for the Humans for Humans Foundation.

The jacket was based on Interactive-Wear’s ‘Know-where concept Jacket‘ with their integrated MP3 player and a Bluetooth mobile phone interface. It essentially makes the iPod controlling jackets that have made it big in the snowboarding world look like Salvation Army rejects.

Vodafone is sponsoring the GPS locating and uploading service for 2 years for free. According to Shiny Shiny, the jacket was priced around €4,700, which is equivalent to about $6,382 USD.

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museanima museanima 9 years
I would love something like this in the few hundred dollar price range.
yayapapaya yayapapaya 9 years
its nice that they were sold for charity, but it seems a bit frivolous for the average person. I'm pretty sure the wearer wouldn't get electrocuted when it rained.
misogi misogi 9 years
LOL, colormesticky has a great point! There are limits, and this jacket has crossed all of them. :(
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
That's nuts. And seriously. If it rains will you be electrocuted?
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