Keyboard Pants

Keyboard Pants designed by Erik De Nijs are apparently designed for quick googling on the go. They also feature knee speakers and a back-pocket mouse.


(Keyboard pants)

This is one of the goofier ideas I've seen. However, even goofball ideas have their genesis somewhere, and I think that Murray Leinster was as early as anyone with the idea of clothing with embedded electronics.

In his 1945 classic First Contact, he writes about a sleeve communicator:

He pressed the button in his sleeve communicator and snapped:

"Action stations! Man all weapons! Condition of extreme alert in all departments immediately!"
(Read more about Leinster's sleeve communicator)

I'm sure you'll want to take a look at these actual products:

From The geekiest pants... ever? (oh, yes, there are more pics) via The Raw Feed.

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