Infineon from Germany and Rosner announced the latest wearable gadget for the upcoming winter season. The mp3blue jacket features a Bluetooth wireless module, MP3 player and touch keypad controller on the left sleeve.
The jacket will run you around 600 Euroes ($750 USD) if it makes it here from Germany. A removable rechargeable module will give you 8 hours of playback and can also double as a mobile phone headset to receive calls.
Studies performed by the Venture Development Corporation predict a global turnover of over one billion (thousand million) euros for the year 2007 for the “intelligent textiles”, embedded electronics clothing market.