Soon Your Workout Shirt Will Count Calories, Give You Directions

Which way to the gun show?

By Kirk Miller

 
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09 February 2017

Wear all the smart tech you want while exercising, but if you can’t find your way home after a long run, you’re gonna feel pretty dumb.

Possibly solving your exhausted brain fart: Sygnal, a new athletic t-shirt line that tracks your exercise and nudges you in the direction you need to go, now available for pre-order.

The shirt’s tech works with your smartphone to do the usual fitness tracking: how many stairs you climbed, calories burned, etc. But after you enter a destination, the shirt also “vibrates” on the shoulder in the direction you need to go, freeing you from looking at a phone or smartwatch screen.

The shirt recharges through a micro USB port. It’s also waterproof, making for easy washing.

It’s currently available on the crowdfunding platform Fuel a Dream for about $38.

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