Thursday, December 15, 2005

Clothes That Connect

The need to stay connected.
"Libertyville, Ill and Burlington, VT. – Kicking off the winter sports season, Motorola Inc, a global leader in wireless communications, and Burton Snowboards today announce the commercial availability of the Bluetooth-enabled Audex Jacket Series.

The new Audex jacket allows winter sports enthusiasts to experience seamless connectivity – at the touch of a button – from one environment to the next. The product was jointly developed by Motorola and Burton to bring wearable technology to active consumers

“It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the commercial availability of the Audex Jacket Series,” said Bruce Hawver, VP and Director, Companion Products Group, Motorola, Inc. “Whether you’re an amateur rider or professional, this jacket equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology will change the way you connect – on and off the slopes.”"

At the center of the Audex jacket is a control panel located on the left-hand sleeve, allowing for simple and easy access to your incoming and outgoing calls, and music selections. Connect a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to the panel wirelessly, while hooking up your iPod player via hidden, unobtrusive wires within the jacket. Speakers and a microphone are located in the hood for taking and making calls as well as listening to music.

The Bluetooth®-enabled Audex™ Jacket Series is now available online at and Burton specialty shops. Costs range from $599.95 for the jacket.
For more information on product and Motorola’s relationship with Burton, visit
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At 12/17/2005 09:45:00 AM, Blogger GVRSHOCKR said...

The only place in Canada to get the Burton Audex Jackets online is now at Showcase Snowboards. Check out and go the Canadian site!


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