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Germany: Walking disco - Lunative unveils 'smart jacket' that glows in dark

Germany, Frankfurt
May 15, 2019 at 04:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Lunative 'smart jacket' was unveiled at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, Tuesday.

The 'smart jacket' is part of what Lunative Industries claim to be the world's first 'electric apparel.'

Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles Tanja Kraemer noted that Lunative "integrates light into textile," adding that "in this jacket we also integrate heating elements and different kinds of sensors."

According to Kraemer, there are "different kind of sensors in this jacket, so it reacts to my movement."

Besides being an eye-catching fashionable item, the jacket also incorporates safety aspects, allowing cyclists or pedestrians enlighten their jackets when they are out in the dark.

Some 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries are expected to participate in this year's trade fair.

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A Lunative 'smart jacket' was unveiled at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, Tuesday.

The 'smart jacket' is part of what Lunative Industries claim to be the world's first 'electric apparel.'

Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles Tanja Kraemer noted that Lunative "integrates light into textile," adding that "in this jacket we also integrate heating elements and different kinds of sensors."

According to Kraemer, there are "different kind of sensors in this jacket, so it reacts to my movement."

Besides being an eye-catching fashionable item, the jacket also incorporates safety aspects, allowing cyclists or pedestrians enlighten their jackets when they are out in the dark.

Some 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries are expected to participate in this year's trade fair.

M/S Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles Tanja Kraemer wearing 'smart jacket', Frankfurt am Main

C/U Kraemer wearing 'smart jacket'

M/S Kraemer wearing 'smart jacket'

C/U Kraemer wearing 'smart jacket'

SOT, Tanja Kraemer, Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles: "I feel very great with this jacket. It's based on [the] special Lunative technology inside, and we have different kind of sensors in this jacket, so it reacts [to] my movement. You can see, and I feel very comfortable with this jacket."

M/S 'Smart jacket' glowing *CUTAWAY*

SOT, Tanja Kraemer, Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles: "Yeah, it's a world premiere. Yesterday, we launched this jacket. Yeah, and I think it looks amazing."

M/S Kraemer taking off 'smart jacket'

C/U Kraemer holding 'smart jacket'

W/S Luminative's stand

M/S 'Smart jacket' glowing

C/U 'Smart jacket' being buttoned up

C/U 'Smart jacket' glowing

M/S Attendees at Luminative's stand

C/U 'Smart jacket' glowing

W/S Luminative's stand

M/S Luminative's stand

SOT, Tanja Kraemer, Lunative Junior Product Manager eTextiles: "We are a smart e-textile company, so Lunative integrates light into textile, so light is our core business. You can see how in this jacket that we also integrate heating elements and different kinds of sensors but, of course, light is our core business. Our USB for the light is totally flexible to integrate for different kinds of movements, and it is washable till 60 degrees in the fashion industry, and it's seamless integration in this jacket."

M/S Smartphone interacting with TV

W/S Luminative's stand

C/U Sign reading: "Technology made in Germany. Market approved B2C & B2B. Unique and Smart design. Multi-award-winning concept. Flexible integration into B2B apparel and products."

M/S Attendees leaving

W/S Frankfurt Fair

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