Clothing that Lights Up… What’s Next?

The unveiled example of Lumalive in action by PhilipsYup you read right, there will soon be clothing available that can brightly highlight words, images, you name it using new LED technology.

Just imagine how this will affect your life if such clothing becomes mainstream… flashing advertisements on people walking down the street. Election advertising running across a hoody on the person standing in line in front of you. Total information overload! Fortunately, like all technological advances there are some advantages such as emergency and safety clothing.

Anyway, I have taken a lot of these thoughts directly out of Jim Ducharme’s article (see update below) which I highly recommend you read… it is a fun read.

Updated: August 10, 2010

Jim’s article is no longer available but here are some links to the LED technology called Lumalive by Philips. VERY impressive stuff: