Paul Taylor of the Financial Times thinks wearable technology lives up to its promise at last.
“For years, engineers have envisaged technology so personal that â€œbody area networksâ€ would have wide applications in clothing and other worn items such as earrings. So far, the reality has fallen short of this sci-fi vision, although notable tech togs have included Spytechâ€™s ties with a built-in video camera, which are still available.”
The author thinks this is now changing. He reviews Fleece 7.0 by Scottevest, the Nike+ Sportband, and the Blacksocks Smarter Socks.