A 'smart jacket' has been unveiled at a textile trade show in Germany that is well and truly lit.

Unveiled at this year's Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt, its creators, Lunative Industries, claim it to be the world's first 'electric apparel'.

The smart digital light system that can be linked to various components: fashion apparel; consumer goods; tools; as well as sport and wellness products.

The ‘smart lights’ are lightweight, robust and can even be washed. What’s more they can interact wirelessly with smartphones and other smart devices.

Besides being an eye-catching fashionable item, they have brought out this wearable jacket that incorporates the lights. During the day it looks like an ordinary hoodie, at night it lights up - an important safety aspect for spotting pedestrians walking in the dark.

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