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Photos: Fashion, sports greet 'wearable technologies'

Fashion, sports and technology converged at the "Wearable Technologies" display at the ISPO Summer show in Munich, Germany. The event which ran from July 16-18 is said to be the world's biggest trade show for sporting goods and showcases the latest trends and fashions for sports enthusiasts.

Koyono shows off the BlackCoat Work which is a jean jacket and sport coat with a smart fabric interface made by Eleksen. The coat has a five-button control to let you operate an iPod without taking it out of your pocket. It's expected to retail for about $275.


By Bill Detwiler

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