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Ping Clothing: Share Your Life On Twitter – Without A Keystroke

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Are you one of those people that constantly updates your location on your mobile through FourSquare for the entire world to see? Good for you because now you don’t have to bother doing it yourself. There’s a new invention getting all the attention right now. Some people argue that sharing your location is a serious threat to your privacy. If you think about that statement, it sounds quite ridiculous. I mean, if you want to share your location, of course it is a privacy issue, but then again, you want to share your location, so at the same time it’s not.

Well, in either case, if you’re one of those people always on FourSquare making yourself the property of the Internet, then this new thing called “Ping Clothing” is definitely for you. It’s a set of clothes with embedded electronics that can detect what you are doing and send out tweets about it. It’s a hardware/software solution that even let’s you know if someone replies to your tweets by tapping you on the shoulder.

It doesn’t stop there. You can assign different tapping patterns for each person that is following you thus knowing exactly who replied to your (the clothing’s) tweet. Whatever you are doing, this set of clothes will always be one step ahead of you and share it with the world. For example, if it’s hot outside and you want to take off your jacket, your clothing will know you unbuttoned the jacket and thus tweet it.

This clothing line is not yet commercialized, but the prototype is done and designer Jennifer Darmour hopes her “Ping Clothing“-line will get a push in the right direction by people showing their interest in the product. So, if you are a Twitterholic then this is definitely a step up to a new level of becoming the next Internet celebrity.

 
 
 
 
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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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