Bluetooth supported glove phone is the latest in wearable technology

Bluetooth supported glove phone is the latest in wearable technology
On the waves of a new movement into wearable technology, a new niche that includes Google Glass and smartwatches, comes a new product out of Britain. Designer Sean Miles of Designworks was given the job of creating something new out of recycled handsets. And what he came up with brings a new meaning to the saying "Talk to the hand".

Miles has come up with a Bluetooth connected glove that allows you to listen through the thumb and talk through the pinkie. This was not about making a marketable product, but was rather a challenge which Miles seems to have easily passed. "The glove is a very good carrier for this kind of technology," he says.

If you want to see this new technology in action, click on the video below.

source: BBC via CNET



1. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

nice ,wish they get the flexible display on the glove and we get a handy smartphone!

16. ghaniosman

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Now this definitely looks embarrassing in public places and also gives wrong signals with those actions ;-)

17. taikucing unregistered

yeah, call me maybe

2. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Is it water, dust and shockproof? That is the main point.

3. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

I think Bluetooth headset is still better. You don't have to use your hand to answer the call. Its the same like talking with your phone holding in your hand. Bluetooth was actually built for calling with "hands-free" but this is more like a downgrade.

4. YourNightmare

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Looks more beshizle than the iPhone5s to me

5. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Now there will be at least a 100 patents on wearable GLOVES ...

6. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

this would be very useful depending on price for those of us that ride motorcycles

12. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Those of us that ride motorcycles are so MUCH better off with in helmet bluetooth than this lol.

19. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

paying an extra $200-$300 for in helmet mic is not better off

7. TheRetroReplay

Posts: 256; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Now we can look like Inspector Gadget when on the phone!

8. MartianMe unregistered

What the.......?

9. adammorrone

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

wheres the video link?

10. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

WTF? Next thing you know we will have microphones on condoms.

11. alpinejason

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

No just a camera.sweet.great idea!

13. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I saw this one in invention intervention in history tv18 long before...

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

I don't even wear gloves in the winter. I can't imagine wearing gloves in the summer just to use this device. I'll stick to my phone.

15. SprintGuy26

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

Only sell one glove,Make it in white with all the fake MJ's can a all in one glove

18. V3TTOO

Posts: 27; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

I thought ThinkGeek had something like this for $60, and they have conductive or whatever it is called so you can still use your touch screen phone.

20. AlanB412

Posts: 32; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

They do. It's literally called Bluetooth Handset Gloves

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