The phone glove

Talk to the hand project – the phone glove

In frames of the project Talk to the hand the British designer Sean Miles in cooperation with O2 mobile network operator presented the phone glove, which is the glove and at the same time a font for the mobile phone. In a thumb of the phone glove the loudspeaker, and there is a microphone built in a little finger. Having connected the phone glove to the smartphone through Bluetooth and having as appropriate put fingers, the user can have telephone conversation. The electronic components placed in a glove, Miles borrowed from obsolete mobile phones. Gloves were taken from old collections of brands of Miu Miu and Pineider. The glove font became part of the Talk to the Hand project, which task is to draw attention to a problem of utilization of old phones. According to O2, only in Great Britain there are 70 million not used mobile devices, and every year their number increases by thirty million. Earlier Miles combined clothes subjects with mobile phones. In February, 2013 he built in old Nokia and LG phones women’s shoes and rubber boots.