Sony's 'SmartWig'

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  1. pwsincd
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    Wasnt sure this belonged here or the EoF ... could just see you guys in these , especially the blonde one. :)


    Source : BBC
     


  2. DrOctapu

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    Hell.
    That's, uh, an interesting direction.
     
  3. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Are they trying to get ahead?


    Smart Cap I would understand, but why wig? Weird.
     
  4. WiiUBricker

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    Sony obviously wants to measure the amount of sweat and fat the human head produces while playing games.
     
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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    I guess it would help customers get themselves out of hairy situations, right?
     
  6. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    this is a cut above the rest :creep:
     
  7. Xenirina

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    Oh dear God.
    What has happened. Sony? Sony?
     
  8. Taleweaver

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    Erm...how does this thing help navigate roads? Well...other than making you look like a cheap hooker so you'll catch a ride faster, that is.

    Changing slides, eh? Yeah...it'll look really professional when you pat your own head each time you want the next slide to show up.

    And blood pressure...erm...not that it's useless in some practices, but why the hell would you want a wig for that?
    They're preparing for a change of the company name. In a year from now, the entire brand will be renamed as Girly.
     
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  9. Veho

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    I assume you change them with your brain. Like those Neurowear cat ears, only without the ears.
     
  10. Gahars

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    I've heard hair-raising announcements, but a hair-replacing one? Preposterous!
     
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    That's just.... utterly fucking ridiculous.

    Smartwatches I could understand but smartwigs...
    Wow just wow..
     
  12. DiscostewSM

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    Sony's gettin' wiggy with it.
     
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    Good to see we all just jump the gun and assume this will be used for silly or stupid reasons.

    Or how about

    BOOOO SONY BOOOO
     
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    Betya the SmartWig launches without any gaemz.
     
  15. Veho

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    They are probably patenting the whole range of head-mounted gadgetry, and wigs are just part of the gamut they covered just in case.

    At least I very very much hope that is the case, and that their flagship product won't really be a wig made out of yak hair, regardless of its functionality.


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  16. TwinRetro

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    Sony, wat r u doin? Sony, stahp!
     
  17. pwsincd
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    They could introduce a new game model in a similar vane to skylanders.. wig swapping for character changes. must by a ps4 tomorrow..
     
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    the 1st game out for this will be called : head lice. you smack your head to kill them when you see them jump on screen :lol:
     
  19. Gahars

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    Let's be frank here, you'd have to be blind to a wear a wig like these anyway.
     
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  20. Duo8

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    Probably not gonna be used for gaming. Or any entertainment purposes.