first_img Winter is coming: Polar Seal heated smart tops keep you warm and cozy all season (or year, if you’re perpetually chilly like me).Ideal for alpine activities and snowy sports, the lightweight, flexible, breathable clothes promise up to eight hours of on-demand sultriness.“Polar Seal garments can also be used for jogging, hiking, biking, or just walking,” the manufacturer said.Activate one or both heating zones—upper and lower back—with the touch of a water-resistant button. Three adjustable heating levels (104℉, 113℉, or 122℉) ensure comfort for every activity at any time of day.There is one drawback: You’ve got to carry around a USB battery bank to power the top. (Open battery compatibility, however, ensures the pullover works with standard and widely available juice packs.)via Polar SealPolar Seal, based in Hong Kong, designed its heated zip tops “so that no one would ever have to feel cold,” according to the company. “So that anyone can enjoy the great outdoors and enjoy comfort in adventures, and look and feel great while doing so.”The product of more than eight months of iteration, production, improvements, testing, and “countless prototypes,” Polar Seal surpassed its nearly-$50,000 Kickstarter crowdfunding goal, racking up more than $328,900 from 1,800 backers.There is still time to pick up your own warm wearable: Pre-order your own Polar Seal for $138, expected for delivery this November. Snag one for you and your always-cold friend for $267, or get a family pack of three ($384) or five ($590). The tops are also for sale in bundles of 20—for a total of $1,983.Early-bird backers will be able to choose gender, size, and color; the men’s collection comes in blue, grey, or black, while the women’s set also features a pink option.Check out the Polar Seal Kickstarter campaign for more details on sizing.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Stay on target Keto Turns Your Smartphone Into Your Car KeysCovert Dock for Nintendo Switch Fits in Your Pocket last_img