Ralph Lauren’s ‘Polo Tech’ Smart Shirts Have Activity Trackers Built In

A select few ball boys at this year’s tournament will wear Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirts with biometric tracking capabilities. The US Open will mark the debut of the Polo Tech “smartshirt,” a snug black nylon compression shirt that will be used by some of the tournament’s feeders. While it won’t be worn by any of the players during matches, NCAA singles champion Marcos Giron will be wearing it during his practice sessions for the U.S. The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out Although the branding is unmistakably Ralph Lauren—there’s a giant yellow Polo logo on the front–the tech within each shirt was developed by OMsignal. http://ift.tt/eA8V8J

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