One of UK’s biggest action sports company Gul joined the technology enhanced apparel market with the introduction of the Limited Edition Coastal Vigo iPod Control Jacket as part of their range of sailing apparel.
The interactive jacket features QIO Systems textile control area on the jackets sleeve and comes with the PANiQ iPod control module.
Besides the device controlling element, the Vigo jacket is made of lightweight, breathable, waterproof GCX2 EVO fabric with a mesh lining and includes useful features optimized for the sailing enthusiasts who want to stay dry, safe and comfy: reflective patches, a high, fleece-lined collar, double cuffs, a two-way zipper and stylish designed pockets.
At waist height there is a pair of easy-entry, fleece-lined hand-warmer pockets, a pair of cargo pockets with easy-open Velcro tabs, and a single, water-resistant pocket located above the right cargo pocket complete the list of ‘must-have’ features when going with the wind.
The Limited Edition Coastal Vigo iPod Control Jacket is another example how personal device controlling features conquer the outdoor and action apparel market, appreciating the great value of keeping electronic devices safely stored away but still having the convenience to be in control of them.
The Coastal Vigo iPod Jacket will retail at $299.99 when it hit the stores later this year.