Google and Levi’s Jacquard smart jacket has actually presented a new function created to stop you from mistakenly leaving your phone behind, as found by Android Police.
The function, called Always Together, is an automated alert that will go off if the coat moves too far from your phone. When activated, notifications occur on both ends. So, your phone will get an alert, and the coat’s signature sleeve tag will also blink and vibrate. Previously, Android Police notes, there was a manual “find your phone” alternative where an appointed gesture on the coat could trigger your phone to call at maximum volume.
It’s a cool addition for the smart jacket, which can already utilize touch inputs to control things on your smart device like music controls and navigation pings within Google Maps
Earlier this year, an upgrade in the Jacquard platform presented a handful of other functions, like assistance for ride-sharing alerts and pin drops on a map to save places.
Whether all of this validates the coat’s whopping $350 recommended retail price; is up to you.
But, if you have actually been considering purchasing one, now is most likely the time. Levi’s has a 30 percent off sale that ends at midnight on December 9th, which knocks the jacket’s cost to $245