@glenbren I know, right? I know that wearable computing is all the rage, and I suppose that they could manufacture these things so that the electronics can be removed. But it still seems like a strange place to put them, because it wouldn't make the tools very accessible. A smart watch makes some sense, because your wrist is easy to access, but who wants to go digging under their wig or tugging it on it here and there?
An auto-destruct button? O.O I like the wig idea with teleporting powers. :D
I am not sure what to think about this Sony's idea. :/ Maybe the GPS, and other electronics can be detachable? I am almost sure no one in his right mind at Sony has thought about something that you can't detach from your wig in case you want to wear your wig on a night out, instead of making your usual PPPs in your company.
Of course then is the washing a wig with electronics problem, as you noted. Unless, again, you could detach the electronics before giving your wig a bubble bath. Hmm
Well, I see your fab wig collection has grown. Now you even have one that makes you super cute, and one for special martial arts, and all. :D
There are tons of patent out there that are 'just there'. I am not sure where this one will find a good footing. However, different time, different culture, different country might find it interesting. But, universally it is not that kind of a 'killer' feature.
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