But remaining well away from Seventh Avenue*. A new unit, AT&T Emerging Devices, will be selling clothes that track the wearer’s heart rate, body temperature and other vital signs, then upload the results to a web portal. Not only that, but tracking devices are making it to the ‘wall’ in AT&T stores: recently launching an ‘Amber Alert’ child tracking device, Garmin’s ‘GTU 10′ GPS locator and a personal monitoring device from BlueLibris designed for senior citizens. Biotracking garments are hot right now, with the Nuubo t-shirt and Nyx Devices Somnus sleep shirt, among others. AT&T is also getting into the act with the car companies in safety (good) and the amusingly coined ‘infotainment’ (bad distraction). Forbes.com: AT&T Plans To Sell Health-Tracking Clothing
* The legendary NYC home of US fashion (now mostly legend itself).