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Pictures: The best clothes with built-in technology

Hoodies with headphones and backpacks with solar panels

A phone built into the sleeve of a dress. Gloves that enable you to swipe a touchscreen on the ski slope. Solar-powered backpacks. Here are nine examples of apparel that blurs the line between clothing and tech gear.

M-Dress by CuteCircuit

The M-Dress is a concept design and won't be available until next year - but when it is, a woman wearing this techy garment will be able to answer calls simply by raising her arm to her ear. The tech in the wrist of the dress will accept a normal SIM card, but as yet it is designed to dial pre-programmed numbers only.

Halo headphones

Halo Headphones combine features of both headphones and a headband. The headband is designed to comfortably hold the headphones in place over your ears while you exercise or perform other activities. You can purchase the company's high-fidelity speakers or just buy the headband and insert your own.

NEXT PAGE: Dancepants Kinetic music player

  1. Gadget pockets and touchscreen gloves
  2. M-Dress by CuteCircuit
  3. Dancepants Kinetic music player
  4. O'Neil NavJacket
  5. Sensible Music headphones


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