German chipmaker Infineon and Bavarian clothes firm rosner Monday presented the latest item for the man who has everything — an electronic jacket that plays music and connects to a mobile phone.

The “mp3blue” garment features sewn-in Bluetooth wireless technology and an MP3 music player controlled by a textile keyboard on the sleeve, the companies said in a statement.



They said the jacket, which a rosner spokeswoman said would retail for around 600 euros ($736), was aimed at “technologically progressive, fashion-conscious men.” It has a Web site, www.mp3blue.de.



The electronic module, containing a rechargeable battery with a lifespan of eight hours, can be removed to clean the jacket, the firms said. The music system doubles as a headset to make and receive phone calls.



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