This Clothing Staple Lets You Make Simple Gestures to Send a Text

by , 06/14/14

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Talk-to-text and Swype are great and all, but what if you could get your message across by simply touching your sleeve? That’s the idea behind the Smart Hoodie, the genius idea from students at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. The hoodie acts as a sort of wearable texting app, allowing you to make different gestures to send messages on your cell phone without ever having to type a single letter. Touching the hood sends a love message while tugging the sleeve says that you are busy, turning your clothing into true expression.

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