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    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online

    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online The online auction website and marketplace, eBay, on Thursday announced that it had acquired PhiSix, a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources to simulate the behaviour and fitting of garments. Tapping into an […]

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    New Fibre Supercapacitor That Can Power Clothing-Based Wearables

    New Fibre Supercapacitor That Can Power Clothing-Based Wearables They envision the fibre supercapacitor could be woven into clothing to power medical monitors, communication devices, or other small electronics. Scientists have developed a supercapacitor that can be woven into clothing to power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics. The supercapacitor packs an interconnected […]

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    Wearable Robots Could Be a Reality Soon

    Wearable Robots Could Be a Reality Soon Researchers are developing a robotic fabric that moves and contracts and is embedded with sensors, an approach that may lead to “active clothing” and a new class of “soft” robots. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin, stretchable robotic garments that people might […]

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    Wrist-Worn Drone Wins Intel Smart Clothing Contest

      Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3 crores) to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to win a contest the chipmaker hopes will help guarantee it a leading position in the emerging market for wearable computing devices. Aimed at rock climbers, the Nixie quadcopter […]

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    Yahoo Tries to Get More Fashionable With Polyvore Purchase

    Yahoo Tries to Get More Fashionable With Polyvore Purchase Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise. Financial terms of the deal announced Friday aren’t being disclosed, signaling the price of the acquisition isn’t considered to be significant. Polyvore is an 8-year-old startup that specializes […]

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    Clothes Smarter Than You Are: Welcome to the Future

    Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends? Then call Marcelo Coelho. A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may […]

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    New Plastic Clothing Material Could Keep People Cool: Study

    New Plastic Clothing Material Could Keep People Cool: Study American researchers have created a low-cost textile made of a plastic base that could cool the body when woven into clothing. The engineers suggested in the US journal Science that the textile could become a way to keep people living in hot climates cool without using […]

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    Spacesuits Inspired This Indian American’s Clothing Brand

    Aman Advani is the chief executive of the brand, met the co-founders of the company at MIT. NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS ‘Ministry of Supply’ seeks to reinvent business wear, says Aman Advani Mr Advani wants business wear to include the benefits of athletic gear Mr Advani co-founded the company while at MIT Rigorous travel and unpredictable […]

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    Adidas Seeks Buyer For Golf Business To Focus On Shoes, Clothing

    Berlin: Adidas said it would aim to sell its loss-making golf business to focus on shoes and clothing, after its core Adidas brand reported strong quarterly sales, particularly in the United States. The German sportswear firm, which launched a review of its golf unit last August, said on Wednesday it had decided to focus on […]

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    Clothes Smarter Than You Are: Welcome to the Future

    Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends? Then call Marcelo Coelho. A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may […]