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Would you wear a contactless payment jacket?

A new cashless payment jacket has been created by the English fashion brand Lyle and Scott. It has space in the cuff for a contactless payment chip, like those found in credit cards, that can be tapped against card terminals to pay for goods.

So, is smart clothing the future? Economist and technology expert Kenneth Cukier speaks to Newsday.

(Photo: Jacket being used to make a contactless payment. Credit: Lyle and Scott)

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