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Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket

 
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Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
"The left sleeve on the blue denim jacket I’m wearing looks like a normal textile. But if I brush my right hand over that small part of the garment, moving inwards, a robotic voice announces the time through my Bluetooth headphones. Moving my hand across it outwards—like I’m pushing crumbs off the sleeve— prompts the Google Assistant to tell me the weather. If I double-tap it, any song I’m listening to skips back to the beginning.

The jacket emerged from a collaboration between Levi's and Google; it's part of a Google project called Jacquard. Conductive fibers in one portion of the sleeve connect to a chip, also in the sleeve, and a 1.5-inch black electronic component plugs into a portal at the cuff. That acts as a Bluetooth bridge between the garment and your phone.

Using the corresponding app, you can determine what the different gestures you make on the sleeve actually do (the jacket is mostly meant to be used with headphones on). If you want that “brush in” to announce the name of the song playing, it can do that, too. Likewise, the “brush out” and “double tap” motions can perform various functions, like skipping ahead to the next track or just playing or pausing what you’re listening to. If you want, the black component that plugs in can display a blue blinking light if someone calls or texts you, or a green light when your Uber arrives."

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10/09/2019 11:11 AM

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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Look at the sun - get the time


Look outside - get the weather

DUH
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10/09/2019 11:17 AM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
This is a piece of tech that solves no problems and does nothing to make life easier.

It will be found in the dust bin of history. A total waste of time and energy.
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Look at the sun - get the time


Look outside - get the weather

DUH
 Quoting: Theobromine The Deplorable


Hellz ya! And learn to locate Polaris, the North Star, & orient yourself when lost at night. Learn how to survive in the wilderness & forage for edibles. Learn how to make a fire & build a shelter. Learn how to read a map & use a compass.

It's frightening how disconnected from the real world & basic outdoors skills these younger generations are becoming. My father, God rest his soul, died when I was 12 but took me camping, fishing, & enrolled me in Cub Scouts to learn these basics. If SHTF, these people are gonna be helpless. Who knew "The Walking Dead" was a survival training module?
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10/09/2019 12:03 PM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
(((Google)))
(((Levi's)))
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10/09/2019 12:19 PM
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Two Chinese companies working together to make the spying easier.

FUCK 'EM!

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(((Google)))
(((Levi's)))
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 77372911


hesright

Haven’t worn (((Levi’s))) for over 20 years.
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Thanks for the pin ;)
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10/09/2019 01:25 PM
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What if i make the OK hand gesture, will it execute me?
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What if i make the OK hand gesture, will it execute me?
 Quoting: Weyoun


you will be put on a watch list
Grove

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What if i make the OK hand gesture, will it execute me?
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lmao
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
This is a piece of tech that solves no problems and does nothing to make life easier.

It will be found in the dust bin of history. A total waste of time and energy.
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much like smart phones
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
This is a piece of tech that solves no problems and does nothing to make life easier.

It will be found in the dust bin of history. A total waste of time and energy.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 75785071


hesright
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fuck google and levis. I bought a few pairs of 505's recently and they were paper thin compared to 10 yrs ago
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10/09/2019 02:24 PM

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Tech like this teaches "learned helplessness." Another brick in the wall for the mindless zombies.

I use GPS map software when navigating long distances, but still make an effort to learn the lay of the land & how to get around without it. Having an ability to imagine 3-dimensional shapes & mentally move or manipulate them is a crucial cognitive skill, especially for men. It definately plays a major role in abstract thinking & problem solving. I urge everyone to keep those skills well-honed & resist relying on technology wherever possible.
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10/09/2019 02:29 PM
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Everyone has been asking for a watch, so Google heard us loud and clear and made an ugly jacket instead. WTF
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Look at the sun - get the time


Look outside - get the weather

DUH
 Quoting: Theobromine The Deplorable


Hellz ya! And learn to locate Polaris, the North Star, & orient yourself when lost at night. Learn how to survive in the wilderness & forage for edibles. Learn how to make a fire & build a shelter. Learn how to read a map & use a compass.

It's frightening how disconnected from the real world & basic outdoors skills these younger generations are becoming. My father, God rest his soul, died when I was 12 but took me camping, fishing, & enrolled me in Cub Scouts to learn these basics. If SHTF, these people are gonna be helpless. Who knew "The Walking Dead" was a survival training module?
 Quoting: XeroGravity


You do not need to be a cub scout to learn that stuff. I got my son into cub scouts, and his den leader during a pack meeting about badges said “this is the Illuminati”. He was referring to the purple/white rope badge that is required on all uniforms since 1999, the “World Crest” patch. Nobody batted an eye...
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Everyone has been asking for a watch, so Google heard us loud and clear and made an ugly jacket instead. WTF
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10/09/2019 04:31 PM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Does it also connect to the RFID chip in your arse?
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10/09/2019 05:00 PM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
What ad does the jacket show the personwearing it when the do the "I'm having a heart attack" gesture?
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
Does it also connect to the RFID chip in your arse?
 Quoting: Katipo2017


Maybe the coronary pacemaker?
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
What ad does the jacket show the personwearing it when the do the "I'm having a heart attack" gesture?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 73526847


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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
They are still working on your mind to get you to accept the RFID microchip that they want o implant in all of humanity.

Do not trust Gaggle or Levi-Schwartz.
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10/09/2019 05:45 PM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
(((((((((((((( Levis ))))))))))))))))))

and

(((((((((((((( Google ))))))))))))))))))
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10/09/2019 05:45 PM
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Re: Google and Levi's built a new gesture-sensing smart jacket
How about making jackets that emit a force field for protection, frig a damn gesture.





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