Skiers, cyclists, hikers and other outdoor pursuit enthusiasts may be interested in a new heated layer in the form of the AppWEAR Warming Tracker Jacket. Designed to be combined and controlled using a companion smartphone application the jacket is equipped with a GPS tracker and warming system to keep the cold at bay when you engage in your favourite outdoor activity. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the smart wearable jacket which is this week launched via Kickstarter to raise the required funds needed to make the jump into production.
Earlybird pledges are available from $139 or roughly £105 and worldwide shipping is expected to take place during September 2019. The jacket includes three heating zones front and back and is constructed from a composite fibre material which is machine washable. On a single charge the warming jacket can provide extra heat and tracking for up to 12 hours.
“The AppWEAR”Warming Tracker” jacket & vesthave amazing features. Push-button LED silicon button for manual heat control. Three heating pads front and back of the jacket and vest. Composite heating system for durability and reliability. RECCO tag for added safety, be searchable when exploring the elements. Wash your jacket or vest on delicate setting and then hang dry and you’re ready to go. Water and rain resistant fabric with insulation for added warmth. Four levels of heat adjustable for your comfort when exploring the great outdoors. Up to 12 hours of battery life on a single charge. “
For more details and a complete list of all available pledge options jump over to the official Kickstarter project page via the link below. The AppWEAR Warming Tracker Jacket application is available for both Android and iOS devices. “The AppWEAR mobile app will track your movements, activities and provide visibility to others using the AppWEAR mobile app. The mobile application is supported by Bluetooth technology.”