Smart Wig Navigates by GPS, Monitors Brainwaves

Are you both bald AND lost? Then the new “SmartWig” from Japan might be just what you need. The techno-toupe, which can read the wearer’s brainwaves and direct them to their destination with onboard GPS, is the latest — and possibly the wackiest — addition to the world of wearable computing.

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The country that brought us world-changing hits like the Walkman and the pocket calculator, as well as instantly-forgettable misses like the walking toaster, now offers a hi-tech hairpiece. The proof-of-concept invention comes in three varieties, each specially designed to make life that little bit easier for the follically challenged.

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