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Re: High tech clothing?

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ReTiReD51 wrote:

The jacket can only be washed 10 times before the conductive fibers woven into the left cuff start to break down.

 

http://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2017/levi-google-smart-jacket-fd.html

 

With one of these I’d definitely be the Coolest senior around town. Until I washed it 10 times.

 


@ReTiReD51 Planned obsolescence on steroids? Rats!

 

PS I think you may already be the coolest senior around, so save your greenbacks. Smiley Happy

 

 

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The jacket can only be washed 10 times before the conductive fibers woven into the left cuff start to break down.

 

http://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2017/levi-google-smart-jacket-fd.html

 

With one of these I’d definitely be the Coolest senior around town. Until I washed it 10 times.

 

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AARPTeri wrote:

Would you wear high tech jean jacket ?  It's like a smart watch in your clothing?  Google and Levi's launching new jacket this week - what do you think?


No doubt I would if it worked well..  but then again, if you have a smart watch, would this be a better alternative.  Will have to see..

 

 

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Just watched the video in the story above. Yes. Yes, I would wear that. I wish they'd put it in a cycling jersey, though.

 

 

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. - Julius Erving
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Here's a story about the jacket for any one interested: https://www.geek.com/tech/googles-350-smart-levis-jacket-goes-on-sale-this-week-1717372/

 

 

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. - Julius Erving
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Would you wear high tech jean jacket ?  It's like a smart watch in your clothing?  Google and Levi's launching new jacket this week - what do you think?

AARPTeri