You’ll hear much in the coming days, here and elsewhere, about the consumer electronics show going on in Las Vegas this week.
Among the gizmos and gadgets is – and I am not making this up – a smart belt that adjusts throughout the day to your changing waistline.
Belty, as the belt is called, is part of the wearable tech trend, but whether anyone will actually wear it is another matter. Its creator, French firm Emiota, aims to start selling it in March for around $130, according to Bloomberg.
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