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Wearables

Nike + iPod by Apple and Nike

by FreshEffect on May 23, 2006

Nike + iPod by Apple and Nike

Nike has collaborated with Apple to create a new type of shoe that makes running a lot more enjoyable. The first product from Nike and Apple is the Nike+iPod Sport Kit which is a wireless system that allows Nike+ footwear to transfer workout data to an iPod nano. The kit will come out this July and will cost $29. The Nike + Air Zoom Moire will come out the same time as the kit and will cost $100. Via Hypebeast.

Nike and Apple® today announced a partnership bringing the worlds of sports and music together like never before with the launch of innovative Nike+iPod products. The first product developed though this partnership is the Nike+iPod Sport Kit, a wireless system that allows Nike+ footwear to talk with your iPod® nano to connect you to the ultimate personal running and workout experience.

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Copenhagen Noise-Crippling Headphones

by Johan on May 3, 2006

noise

The world is louder than ever today but you can reduce the background noise in your life and hear what you choose with the Noise-Crippling Headphones. The noise such as the jackhammers at construction sites, crying babies at church, the decibel-busting concert music, train whistles, revved-up motorcycles, and the loudest of all, airplanes. These headphones will curtail noise of up to 18 decibels and impede input by 32 ohms. You can wear them when flying or commuting by train and everything around you will be quieter. Ear cup measures is 4″ and the weight is 15,2 oz. Copenhagen Noise-Crippling Headphones is available at Gadget Universe for only $59.95. via PeepCulture.

Nomad SOS GPS Tracker

by Alexander on April 9, 2006

Nomad SOS GPS Tracker
This Nomad SOS Tracker is wearable on a lanyard and allows tracking for anyone who needs help being found. It connects to control centers via GPS and is perfect for handicapped, elderly, or otherwise endangered individuals. Anyone who has fallen and can’t get up could use this handy device. Info from CNet Asia via 2Day.

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BMW Bluetooth Helmet

by Alexander on March 26, 2006

BMW Bluetooth Helmet
BMW has just come out with a motorcycle helmet to keep riders connected via Bluetooth. The BMW WCS-1 System 5 helmet features a Bluetooth cellphone, GPS, and music player. The helmet has been tested at 90 mph and goes for a hefty pricetag of $910 US. Info via Gearlog.

WarmX – Warming Textiles

by Jeremiah on March 16, 2006

WarmX - Warming Textiles
Tired of freezing those winter mornings? Try the WarmX undershirts, with 100% polycolon microfibre fabric that doesn’t short-circuit, is washable, and produces seven percent of a body’s heat.

You can drop your long johns and pick up one of these for EURO 258.

Via The Gadget Blog