Want to make calls by making the universal sign for a telephone with your hand? Then Hi-Call bluetooth gloves are the product for you.
Created by Hi-Fun, a European consumer electronics company, these gloves may be posed to sweep market this Winter. Check out the Hi-Call demo video from the IFA electronics expo this year.
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Early Hi-Call adopters will probably get some weird looks as they make calls on the street, but the same thing happened when Bluetooth headsets first appeared and now they hardly turn any heads.
Hi-Fun appears to be the first company to market a set of Bluetooth gloves, but they're piggybacking on other designers who previously experimented with the same technology. San Francisco hacker Rachel beat Hi-Fun to the punch, with a home-made set of gloves. Check out her original post here.
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