Ralph Lauren is making a tech-infused polo shirt
US Open ball boys might be sporting the newest in wearable tech beginning this Monday, in response to the NYT: Ralph Lauren’s “Polo Tech” shirts. In fact, almost every thing the corporate makes is a “wearable,” however these specific shirts include conductive silver threads and different sensors designed to measure efficiency. The attire maker stated it needed to do one thing totally different from the standard sports activities bands whereas eliminating the complexity: “You are simply placing on a shirt.” It’s going to nonetheless have the tech, although, measuring elements like your coronary heart fee, respiration and motion, and relaying them to a smartphone or pc (although there is no phrase but on precisely how). It will not be restricted to athletic put on both, as Ralph Lauren plans to additionally launch sensor-outfitted gown shirts later within the yr. We’re unsure what you’d do with these — hanging out on the yacht membership cannot burn that many energy.
[Image credit: AP/Ralph Lauren]