The latest update to the Google and Levi’s Jacquard smart jacket comes with a function to prevent you from losing your smartphone. The sleeve will blink and vibrate if separated from your device. Likewise, it works in reverse so you won’t leave the jacket behind.
California’s Building Standards Commission will require all new houses from 2020 to be equipped with solar panels. There are also incentives for other energy efficient solutions while homes mostly in the shade are exempt.