M-Dress Has Phone, SIM Card And Antenna Embedded

The M-dress is a product of both fashion and technology. Designer Francesca Rosella and anthropologist Ryan Genz, founders CuteCircuit, have created a mobile phone-enabled little black dress with embedded SIM card and antenna.


(M-Dress is a mobile phone dress)

Since the dress has no keyboard (see the keyboard pants from an earlier story), it can only be used to place calls to one number. However, if you raise your hand as shown in the photo above, you can accept a call from any number.

The M-dress evokes memories of one of my favorite pieces of technovelgy, the sleeve communicator from Murray Leinster''s 1945 short story First Contact.

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