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Mike Temporale
03-14-2004, 04:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://wireless.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=Wireless_World__Smartphones_Cometh&story_id=23349&category=hndhld' target='_blank'>http://wireless.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=Wireless_World__Smartphones_Cometh&story_id=23349&category=hndhld</a><br /><br /></div>"A male model walks down the runway at a fashion show wearing a garment called the "life shirt," which looks something like a field photographer's vest. Its designer: IBM. Retrowear? Au contraire! The shirt is avant-garde fashion -- a vest with computer-network technology that takes the heart rate and blood pressure of the model, then transmits it, via wireless-fidelity network, to a device called a "smartphone" the gentleman is holding in his hand."<br /><br />This article is a very interesting read, with some interesting thoughts and predictions on what the future holds.