Will Sony's recently filed patent for a "Smart Wig" really give Google Glass a run for the money? Perhaps. As Slate points out, "Mobile phones have become fashion accessories, so why not SmartWigs?" Taking the "wearable device" trend to your head, the device is really just embedded sensors, a processor and communication device worn under a dedicated wig. The BBC adds more specific details in this article, including:
It says the SmartWig can be worn "in addition to natural hair", and will be able to process data and communicate wirelessly with other external devices.