The Best New Wearable Tech
Self-heating, sleep-tracking, step-directing gear turns your carry-on into a high-tech hub.
These headphones track sleep patterns, adjust white-noise volume for the best rest, and wake you when you’ll feel most refreshed.
To buy: kokoon.io; $229.
A thin, flexible heater is sewn into this Courrèges coat; press a button for instant toastiness.
To buy: courreges.com; $2,800.
The minimalist, Italian-leather backpack conceals an optional Wi-Fi hot spot and a Tile device that lets you track its location.
To buy: thisisground.com; from $725.
Conductive threads are woven into this Levi’s jacket, created with Google. Swipe and tap the sleeve to send commands to your phone. It’s machine-washable, too.
To buy: levis.com; available spring 2017.
The My UV Patch skin sensor monitors your sun exposure, notifying you via smartphone app when you’ve had too much.
To buy: laroche-posay.us; free with Anthelios sunscreen purchase.
WiseWear’s bracelets (designed with jewelry collector Iris Apfel) track activity levels, transmit mobile notifications, and act as emergency beacons.
To buy: wisewear.com; from $295.
The prototype Sneakairs by EasyJet link to Google Maps and direct you left or right with vibrations. The company is working on a shoe insert that does the same thing.