iDope iPod Jacket from Dope+Drakkar

Although the winter season will end soon, we want to introduce you another iPod Fashion product for the cold days. The company that came to our attention is: DOPE&DRAKKAR which was established in Tokyo, Japan by Eichiro Sakata in 1994. “Dope” is a drug and “Drakkar” is an addict. Eichiro wanted to make clothes that…

Norrøna Lofoten Gore-Tex® XCR® iPod Jacket

The Lofoten Gore-Tex® XCR® from Norrøna has been developed for the most demanding skiers and snowboarders. With the Lofoten Gore-Tex® XCR® iPod-jacket, Norrøna has merged one of the most ground breaking technology successes of recent years with a state of the art freeride jacket. The jacket sleeve is equipped with a control panel that allows…

Westcomb iPod Fashion Jackets

It’s always the same story: Apple’s iPod puts your entire music catalog in your pocket but the problem is, the music doesn’t stay in your pocket. The iPod has to be pulled out whenever you want to change the volume, skip to another song and so on… But thanks to a new player in the…

Plantronics and Quiksilver/Roxy put Bluetooth in Jackets

As we have predicted not so long ago, a new company is joining the Wearable Electronic market. Yesterday Quiksilver and Plantronics kicked off a new strategic partnership to outfit outdoor sports enthusiasts with a unique array of Bluetooth enabled sports apparel and accessories. Quiksilver and Plantronics previewed a new collection of premium snow apparel and…

A Revolution(ary) Backbag

 G-Tech, a company very active in bringing revolutionary Textile Electronic products like Backpacks and Messenger Bags to the consumer market, has introduced a new version in their already impressive line of Wearable Electronic Bags during the CES this week. The new model is called Revolution and includes the ‘mobile electronic lifestyle’, incorporating ElekTex smart fabric…

iPod Shirt from Koyono

Although we have lately reported about Wearable Electronic products related to the colder winter season, we haven’t forgotten our readers lucky enough to live in the warmer parts of this world. We have covered earlier this year the more warmer range of iPod enabled Jackets from Koyono and today, we introduce you to the BlackCoat Surf…

The 5 coolest iPod Backpacks for Christmas

To help you select the absolute coolest gift for this years Christmas for the iPod boy/girl in your family, we have compiled a short list of the 5 coolest iPod enabled Backpacks in the market. Our winner is: Nike’s C.O.R.E. Audio Bag It’s not only looking fantastic, it comes in just the right colors for…

iBlaze – Backpack for iPod

A young and highly specialized company called Simpak has a range of Wearable Electronic based Backpacks in their program. The idea behind the Simpak collection is to create a bag that will suit all kind of different lifestyles. Through its combinations of colors and shapes, the look can change from classic into funky and from…

Nike’s C.O.R.E. Audio in rainbow colors

Who doesn’t like to give a personal touch to her/his outfit? We all add and change our clothing, mobile phones, iPods and even our cars to express our personality. Nike understands this very well and offered for a long time the personalization option for their sport shoes and Backpacks. With the latest addition to this…

Sonic glove for iPod

You might not be very familiar with Reusch which entered the sports market for the first time in 1972 with a collection of specially designed winter gloves. Shortly after, Reusch developed in co-operation with German goalkeeper legend, Sepp Maier, the world’s first goalie’s glove featuring a latex palm. Fast forward to 2006, Reusch has launched…

iPod control glove from O’Neill

It’s hard to have your iPod in your hand when you are racing down the mountain slope with your snowboard and you want to change your tunes. Or just to be in the great winter outdoors by temperatures far below the zero degree (celsius) range. Using your stiff fingers on the scroll wheel might turn…

O’Neill H3 Series CommEnt jacket

The H3 Jackets from O’Neill Europe have been released today and are available in shops in Germany. The H3 range is the third generation of Wearable Electronics clothing from O’Neill. And they are getting better with each generation. The latest H3 Jackets are more stylish than the previous range. O’Neill has two ranges, the EntJacket…

Nike iPod Backpack

Nike joined the iPod enabeld, Wearable Electronics trend by launching the C.O.R.E. Audio Backpack. Nike is not the first brand in the new arena of Techno Fashion products for the iPod. O’Neill, Burton, Jansport have their own products for some time now, but the C.O.R.E. Audio is looking great. It’s a Bag you typically use…

iPod Jacket collection

Kenpo is getting very serious about Wearable Electronics. After a ‘slow start’ earlier this year, Kenpo is flooding the market with 15 new styles and more than a dozen colors including bubble jackets (some with fur-lined hoods), sleek sprinter jackets, snowboarding jackets and windbreakers. Kenpo has a selection of Ladies and Mens Jackets. A very…

Audio Messenger Bag

G-Tech’s new Messenger Bag includes integrated keys to remote control an Apple iPod from the strap of the bag and integrated external speaker. The bag utilizes Eleksen’s ElekTex smart fabric controls, a unique five-layer laminate of electrically conductive materials that transforms fabric into an electronic touchpad. As mentioned above, the bag doubles as a boombox…

iPod control T-Shirt

URBAN TOOL, an Austrian company, has released the grooveRider, a T-Shirt with iPod controls built into it using ‘smart fabric.’ The front of the shirt has all the buttons needed to control an iPod (video, mini, and nano is supported). The iPod is fits snuggly in a pocket. The cable routing in the T-Shirt ensures…

Zenga Sport iJacket

The well known fashion brand, Ermenegildo Zegna, is joining the Wearable Electronic business with the release of Zenga Sport iJacket. As we have already seen by other products of this kind, the controls for the iPod are located on the sleeve. The iPod itself is stored in a plastic pouch sown inside of the Jacket….

iPod Suit

With an eye on today’s market trends and technologies, Bagir added a new twist to the classic tailored suit – wearable electronics. Introducing MusicStyle™, the suit especially designed for the iPod. The Bagir suit jacket integrates Eleksen’s smart fabric touchpad technology, which transforms the suit lapel into a 5-button electronic control panel. The cut of…

Power Jacket for iPod from Jansport

Next to the huge range of iPod enabled Backpacks, JanSport has a range of Jackets that work nicely based on the LiveWire™ technology. Take your tunes on the go with the Jansport men’s (right side) and women’s (left side) Power Softshell Jacket. It’s designed in a layering fit with a water-resistant smooth face and soft,…

iPod Power Hoodie from Jansport

Now you have to get one of these! If you own a iPod, this lets you tune-in without breaking your stride. This innovative design from the folks at Jansport put the power in the Power Hoodie. Get yours before they’re gone! Your iPod is held in a protective inner pocket, while the fabric keypad on…

Jansport Wired Puffer Jacket for iPod

The Janpsort Men’s (right side) and Women’s (left side) Wired Puffer Jacket will transform your winter. Light down insulation keeps you warm, and an awesome iPod set-up lets you integrate your iPod into your coat. Your iPod is held in a protective inner pocket, while the fabric keypad on the Puffer Jacket’s chest gives you…

JanSport LiveWire™ Trinity Backpack

Jansport has released a quite impressive line of iPod enabled Backpack in the Wearable Electronics category. A large variety, that should have for everyone’s taste and preference the right model. The Trinity is a classic backpack with all the room for books and gym clothes you could ask for. Its comfortable style surrounds one main…

iPod and mobile phone management in a Backpack

May I introduce the Alt Pack from Jansport. It uses the same iPod connections as the Audio Pack but has additionally Bluetooth connectivity. Why Bluetooth? Imagine the following scenario: you listen to the iPod and you get a call on your mobile phone. Something that happens all the time. Instead of putting the iPod in…

Jansport Backpack ‘Audio’

Jansport’s iPod controlling Backpack model ‘Audio‘ uses Live Wire technology that takes the hassle out of on-the-go music listening. Developed by JanSport in association with Apple, the AudioPack incorporates JanSports LiveWire audio system, which allows you to listen to your iPod on the move via an integrated remote control system built into the strap of…

Levis iPod Jeans

The Levi’s RedWire DLX aka iJean is another clothing item that tries to integrate the iPod usage in an unobstrusive and fashionable way. This is one of the first pieces of apparel offered by a mainstream brand to integrate the iPod technology. The iPod is connected inside a side pocket. The jean is machine washable once…

iPod Backpack by G-Tech

G-Tech, the Wearable Electronics part of Goodhope has released a Backpack – The Techno – filled with features that will blow your mind! The Techno is the top of the line model and has everything and Backpack needs and more! It boasts a 5-button ElekTex® control panel on the left back strap, allowing the control…

G-Tech’s ‘Psycho’ iPod Backpack

G-Tech, part of GoodhopeBags, offers now a single strap backpack with build-in iPod remote control. The Psycho, that’s how this model is called, is more than a rugged backpack for your school essentials — it’s also a great way to enjoy your iPod with convenient remote operation. The backpack’s single strap has a control panel…