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Virtual dressroom not so far away

January 27, 2004 at 10:14 by Martina Comments

BBC NEWS reports Toshiba is developing a technology that will replace dressrooms with a 3D system that will create a virtual customer. Video cameras snap the shopper, then clothes and accessories are selected and displayed immediately.
But what about the thrill (or the disappointment) of trying on real clothes? Shopping is an experience, are we sure we want to make it virtual?

One Response to Virtual dressroom not so far away

  1. jonathan says:

    While there are definately privacy concerns here, I will say this: my wife and daughter -love- to shop at LandsEnd.com because of the ability to setup a “virtual body” and clothe it. So this may be a good thing.

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