EasyJet to trial wearable tech uniforms adorned with LEDs
LONDON — easyJet has long been known for its garish orange colour scheme, which can be seen in every aspect of its branding, from the planes to the seat covers and the crew’s shirts. Soon though, the airline could be known as an unlikely pioneer of wearable technology.
New uniforms for cabin crew and ground staff have been unveiled to mark the budget carrier’s 20th birthday, and the designs – created by London fashion house CuteCircuit – boast a range of portable tech.
For cabin crew, LEDs are embedded through the outfit, on shoulders, lapels and hems, displaying information like flight numbers and destinations and adding extra lighting in emergencies. Microphones are built in, too, to enable them to communicate with passengers, pilots and other crew members. Read more…