>>The companies have produce a sports bar which opens vents when it senses a certain level of heat and sweat
Is that the George & Bragon?
Chipzilla’s latest move into wearable tech embraces fashion, with a partnership that sees the company jumping into bed with sportswear brand Chromat. The companies have produced a sports bra which opens vents when it senses a certain level of heat and sweat. Chromat said its designs are based on “Becca McCharen’s theoretical …
Aye, I've been waiting for digital mirrors to appear in shops, then I wouldn't have to ask anyone else if whatever I'm trying fits me well at the back. Maybe it's because I then wouldn;t buy stuff that doesn;t fit well in the first place that they have';t been seen in the wild (well, not places I've been, anyway) yet?
As for the bra, I like the idea of one that could cool me when I'm a bit warm, but not sure a CPU would be needed, just one of those wossnames, you know the ones I mean, the 'shove leccy round 'em and they shift heat from A to B' doodads. Peltier coolers, that's them! That and a switch. Even better if it could run off body heat (use the heat to generate leccy to shift the heat...) , but I've no idea if that'd be doable or not, but I'm guessing not.
Specsavers had "digital mirrors" in them when I went in last year. A tablet showing a camera display with a big button to pause the image for 30s or so. Rather handy for me, as being short-sighted makes trying on new spectacle frames a mite tricky.
Didn't do any clever colour-changes or whatnot, but really jolly useful.
There are already sports bras (for that matter, underwear for both sexes), that use silver impregnated threads to wick heat and moisture away from the body.
This device just smacks of IOT being applied more intimately.
/snark Next up, an app that lets you monitor your body's activity and stress while jogging, because an app is waaay better than listening to your own body./snark
"She'd seen a trick fitted for a suit once, a guy who took her to a Holiday Inn. The suit place was off the hotel lobby, and he stood in there in his underwear, crosshatched with lines of blue light, and watched himself on three big screens. On the screens, you couldn't see the blue lines, because he was wearing a different suit in each image. And Mona had to bite her tongue to keep from laughing, because the system had a cosmetic program that made him look different on the screens, stretched his face a little and made his chin stronger, and he didn't seem to notice."
- William Gibson - Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)
Hackers have gained remote access to Intel's Sports Bra. Exploit causes flaps to open and causes remote venting. In extreme cases, they are left hanging in the breeze. Intel is working on a patch to the protests of men every where. Admins say they will refuse to patch. :-)
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