Brooklyn based Becky Stern was invited to contribute to a fashion show at CES 2011, so she whipped up this jacket with a built in TV-B-Gone.
Wearable tech is cool to begin with, but when that technology is performs a function you'd actually want to use, it's even better— and if that function is turning off TVs in public, that's like a high-tech hat trick.
I'm going to try to make a version of this at the next eTextiles event at CRASHspace.
More pics of Becky's jacket are on Flickr.
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