Interactive Mirrors: Does this digital projection make me look fat?

21Mar07

Interactive Mirror
IconNicholson (an interactive design firm) has developed an interactive mirror that functions beyond the traditional coated glass. They “actually function as a three-part, high-resolution digital screen that projects a virtual image of selected fashions onto the potential buyer. The resulting image is then forwarded to a special webpage, where logged-in friends can post their opinions about the ensemble.” Designer Nanette Lepore (seen in the photo) plans to install these mirrors in her New York, Tokyo and Las Vegas boutiques, apparently in hopes that her shoppers will utilize this new technology to further develop their dependent personalities.

This is as fruitless as those software programs that utilize a photo of yourself and superimpose different hairstyles on it — in the end, you’re still going to have to try the darn thing on…

Source: JoshSpear

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