Haptic jersey lets fans feel the emotions of rugby players

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Until now, the best way for a fan to feel close to their sports idol was to wear a shirt emblazoned with their name. But the NL Fan Jersey designed by We:eX, promises to take that connection to a whole new level, by enabling the wearer to experience the real-time reactions of players through haptic feedback motors. The wearable merges hardware, software and apparel design to create an immersive fan experience known as 'fourth dimension entertainment.' The jersey, which is worn by players as well as fans, collects information about the athlete's heartbeat, exhaustion, adrenaline, excitement and impact, and transmits…

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