TouchTec Leather in ski and alpine gloves
Like it or not, the smart phone and other touch screen electronic devices have become mandatory equipment on the mountain while skiing. It's not just that you need them to let your significant other or your posse know you are running late; your smart phone is also your camera, video camera, compass and on-mountain computer. In short, it has become a tool for everything from assessing conditions, to snapping photos, to looking at NFL scores while you sit on the chairlift.
Thereâ€™s just one problem. Touch screens donâ€™t work when youâ€™re wearing ski gloves. Some glove manufacturers have tried raised bumps or other features that can engage the screen, but none of those work as well as bare skinâ€”except TouchTecâ„¢ leather. Instead of adding something to the leather that will simulate the touch of skin on a screen, TouchTecâ„¢ employs a nanotechnology process, which, at its most basic, can be described as microscopic â€œrobotsâ€