Google has partnered with Levi Strauss to create a jacket with touch controls which will go on sale on 27 September
Slightly more than two years ago, Google used its annual developers conference in San Francisco to reveal Project Jacquard and to spotlight Levi Strauss as its first partner. Named after a Frenchman who invented a type of loom, Project Jacquard is in the hands of a small Google team called Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP).
The long-awaited Google-Levi’s Project Jacquard commuter jacket is finally here. Yes, that’s right, it’s a jacket.
Project Soli is an attempt to remove physical interaction with a smart device by utilising very tiny radar chips to detect gestures
Google and denim jeans company Levi's have developed a new jacket that lets users interact with their smartphones by swiping at the garment in various ways.
If there's one thing we've learned this Google I/O, it's to keep a closer eye at ATAP. The name ought to raise curiosity, and stands for Advanced Technology and Projects. It's like Google Labs, but for far more exciting interfaces and hardware technologies. Google hasn't disappointed us this time!
Google announced Friday that it is working with iconic U.S. jean maker Levi Strauss to make clothing from specially woven fabric with touch-screen control capabilities.
Google I/O 2015: Project Jacquard aims to offer interactive clothing; Project Abacus is all about security
Along with Project Vault and Project Soli, the company also introduced the all new Project Jacquard that aims at intercative clothing and project Abacus that spoke all about security.