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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.

Dancepants kinetic music player

Dancepants (as yet only a concept design) will incorporate a kinetic music player powered by movements that the wearer makes while you run. This arrangement forces the wearer to keep up the pace in order to keep the music flowing. It sounds like a great way to stay motivated when out on a jog

Rusty Wired Series hoodies

The Wired Series is a line of hooded fleece clothing with headphones built right into the drawstrings. The jacket, which uses HB3 technology, is machine washable, so you don't need to remove the cord or earphones before throwing the garment in the wash.

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  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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