Germany and Addidas take wearables local

Berlin’s metro, BVD, has partnered with shoemaker, Addidas to give customers free year long transit. The shoes, that retail for $215, have a yearly metro card built into the tongue. There are only 500 pairs available.

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Though likely low tech, this innovation gives us a glimpse into the ways we can make our lives easier through wearable technology.