Every Batgirl Needs an Urban Tech Belt #WearableWednesday


I don’t know about you, but I’m over the big purse trend. The last time I was at an Urban Geek event, I just felt like my purse was in the way of balancing a drink and greeting my friends. So, what’s a girl to do? Go with this slick Urban Tech Belt as seen on the Mobile Marketer.  The belt is designed by Suzi Roher, famous for mod belt designs mixing leather and metal.

“Being hands free makes life super simple,” said Suzi Roher, fashion designer, Canada. “If you are someone who works with your hands like we do in the studio or lives an active lifestyle, it can be hard to consistently pick up that phone to see where the next meeting is, who just called or texted, and so forth.”

This sassy belt comes with a computer watch that allows you to see alerts and feel them with a buzz. Bluetooth tech also allows you to play your fave tunes, and you can even adjust the volume and track number using controls on the belt. The smartphone pocket keeps your regular device close — even Batgirl needs to send a signal once in a while.

The belt is expected to be out in January 2015 with a pricetag of $725, so you better have Alfred check the vault. Of course, if you are a DIY type, you are already contemplating the possibility of a circuit that controls your phone using snaps, zippers or buckles that are conductive. Don’t forget to test your fasteners first with a multimeter, as some glazes and finishes can cut conductivity. Then you’ll need to figure out Bluetooth with your phone — check out our Bluefruit LE Learning Guide. If you really want to go Bat themed, try making your own belt buckle with our 3D Printed LED Buckle Tutorial.


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