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Kenpo Jacket for iPod Plays Fashion Forward with 15 New Looks

Launched last year to rave reviews and a surge of demand for its inaugural Kenpo Jacket for iPod line, Kenpo takes a cue from today's hip lifestyle fashions and announces the release of 15 new fashionable fun styles available in more than a dozen colors that all "unleash the future." From earthly browns, cool grays and lustrous blacks to electric green, dazzling winter white and icy blue, Kenpo's 2006 line-up of iPod enabled jackets come in a vibrant array of colors and new signature styles including: fluffy bubble jackets (some with cozy fur-lined hoods), sleek sprinter's jackets, show-stopping snowboarding jackets and wind resisting windbreakers.

The ultimate iPod accessory, Kenpo's all new styles provide wearers with a warm, secure and stylish way to listen to and change their tunes, beats or tracks using the fully integrated and seamless iPod control panel located on the lower portion of each jacket's sleeve. From snowboarding to a night on the town, wearers can pause, skip tracks and adjust volume, without fumbling with awkward zippers and gloves, or hard to get to pockets, all the while leaving one's iPod tucked away in the jacket's inner padded pouch. And, the new locking feature prevents the settings from being changed due to accidental bumping.

Allowing iPod-users to wear their music on their sleeve, Kenpo's technology enabled line of jackets employs ElekTex patented "smart fabric" touch pad technology to transform the sleeve into a 5-button electronic control panel for use with all iPod models (expect for the iPod Shuffle). The discreetly placed 100% fabric interface utilizes touch-sensitive buttons that are identical to those found on an iPod, meaning wearers can play, pause, track forward, track back, and change the volume levels without ever removing their iPod from the specially designed, padded interior pocket. Absent of any wires or a metal contact, the jacket is machine washable, completely self-powered and requires no batteries.

Kenpo's Jacket for iPod is available in 15 men's and women's styles.



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