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Technology and Apparel Leaders Develop Unique, Smart Clothing and Wearables for the Future

February 2, 2018
Author: YKK
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YKK always tries to stay one step ahead of our competition by developing unique new fasteners to meet the changing needs of our customers. As a zipper manufacturer that provides fastening products for the apparel industry, we found these examples of apparel and technology leaders who have created cutting edge, technology-driven types of clothing to be interesting, and we thought you would, too.

In the article, Google Partners With Levi’s To Create Smart Clothing – Technowize,” it mentions that Google and Levi’s are joining forces to create smart clothing. With technology from Google, Levi’s will be able to add a touchpad to the sleeves of jackets or to the thighs in jeans, and people will be able to control their smart devices by swiping the sleeves of their jackets or their jeans.

Google Partners With Levi’s To Create Smart Clothing – Technowize

Our journey to the future gets closer every day as our addiction to internet-based technology continuous to motivate models aimed at providing easier access to our Smartphones and other smart features. Google and Levis have taken it to a new height after partnering for the production of smart clothing which provides seamless control of smart devices.

The app likeaglove.com offers smart leggings that will measure your shape and will recommend jeans brands, models and sizes that will fit you best. The smart leggings will also track your fitness and keep you motivated to stay in shape.

Wareable.com also offers the latest in technology for wearables including smartwatches, fitness trackers, VR headsets and more.

Wareable | Smartwatch, fitness tracker & VR news and reviews

Your authority for smartwatch, fitness tracker, sports tech, VR and all wearable tech news, reviews and guides.

These are just a few examples of the latest in technology-driven types of clothing and gadgets that are currently being offered.

Like many of these companies, YKK is always looking ahead to the future to provide our customers with innovative new products such as the automatic zipper that is featured in the following video.