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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.

Sensible Music headphones

The idea behind Sensible Music Headphones - another concept design - is to help the wearer feel bass tones through two vibration monitors. The company hopes to offer a special vest that will provide ideal places to clip the vibration monitors but you can use your own clothing to achieve the same effect.

See also: The 15 best bathroom gadgets

  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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