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Are SmartWigs the next wearable tech?

27 November 2013 Last updated at 16:37 GMT

Electronics company Sony says it could make SmartWigs, a fashion statement which would include helpful technology.

They have applied for a patent, which would protect the idea in law so that no-one else can copy it.

The wig would have sensors and cameras in it and could help navigate roads and even collect health information.

Google and Samsung are among the other tech giants who've recently launched wearable technology products, which some see as potentially big business.

Ricky's been looking into what other wearable technology we might see over the next few years.

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