World’s First ‘Smart Jacket’ Ready to Launch
2017-03-22 22:00:41


A jacket that communicates with electronic devices is the latest invention in wearable technology.(1)
与电子设备进行通讯的夹克是可穿戴式技术的最新发明。

The “smart jacket” was developed by Google in partnership with the American clothing manufacturer Levi’s.(2)
"智能外套"开展了由谷歌与美国服装制造商李维的伙伴关系。

The two companies recently demonstrated the jacket at the South by Southwest technology conference in Austin, Texas.(3)
这两家公司最近在南方夹克西南技术会议在德克萨斯州奥斯汀市。

The jacket is made from the same denim material that Levi’s is known for worldwide. But it also comes equipped with wireless connectivity.(4)
这件夹克是由相同的牛仔布料,李维斯是闻名全世界。但它也配备无线连接。

The technology uses fabric made with materials that can carry electronic signals.(5)
这项技术使用与可携带电子信号的材料制成的布料。

This lets people touch an area of the jacket near the wrist to perform wireless actions.(6)
这让人们触摸面积近手腕动作的无线夹克。

The interactive jacket includes a small “smart tag” that attaches to the end of the sleeve.(7)
一个小小的"智能标记",重视套筒年底包括互动式外套。

This connects with Bluetooth technology to communicate with other devices.(8)
这与蓝牙技术与其他设备进行通信连接。

If this tag is removed, the jacket can be washed just like other pieces of clothing.(9)
如果此标记将被删除,可以像其他件衣服洗这件夹克。

The jacket is expected to begin selling this autumn for $350.(10)
这件夹克预计将开始销售今年秋季为 350 美元。

The new product demonstrates Google and Levi’s desire to create a modern version of denim.(11)
新产品演示谷歌李维斯的愿望,希望能创造一个现代版的牛仔。

The material was first introduced in 1873.(12)
1873 年,首先介绍了材料。

The jacket lets users easily control mobile devices while doing other activities, the project website says.(13)
这件夹克让用户轻松地控制移动设备做其他活动时,项目网站说。

Users can connect directly from the jacket to several different services, including phones, music or maps.(14)
用户可以直接从夹克连接到几个不同的服务,包括电话、 音乐或地图。

Developers expect the jacket to be especially popular among bicycle riders.(15)
开发人员期望这件夹克是骑自行车的人尤其受到欢迎。

They may find the technology easier to use than a smartwatch.(16)
他们可能会发现这项技术比 smartwatch 易于使用。

The project website says its team expects to see many other kinds of wearable technology in the future.(17)
项目网站表示其团队预计将在未来看到许多其他种类的可穿戴式技术。

It also urges designers to come up with their own ideas.(18)
它还敦促设计师来与他们自己的想法。

I’m Bryan Lynn.(19)
我是布赖恩 · 林恩。


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