Something up the sleeve

Mahoney, Patrick
September 2006
Machine Design;9/28/2006, Vol. 78 Issue 18, p100
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the integration of wireless computing and communications devices into clothing and accessories. Burton Snowboards Inc. and Motorola Corp. have partnered to create jackets and caps with a bluetooth technology. A padded casing for a Motorola cell phone and an MP3 music player were attached to the snowboarder jacket. Infineon Technologies AG and O'Neill Europe Co. have also integrated Bluetooth wireless technology into their snowboarder jacket.


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