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A partnership between Levi’s and Google has yielded the Jacquard, a denim jacket with technology woven into the fabric.  Once paired to a smartphone via Bluetooth, the jacket allows the wearer to control key functions with just a brush or tap of the cuff. A double tap with two fingers, for example, starts or stops music.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: March 15th, 2017

Link to video: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-39263273

Discussion

1) Does it make any sense to have a jacket that you can use to control your music?

2) Is this a classic case of technology seeking to solve a problem that does not exist?

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