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No dummy: This mannequin is spying on you

Several dozen EyeSee mannequins are already watching shoppers and gathering data with their camera eyes.

By Nov. 21, 2012


FitBot robot mannequin gets bodacious

Shape-shifting robot mannequin that helps online shoppers find the right fit used to be male only, but now it has two X chromosomes.

By Jun. 10, 2011


Robot mannequin helps shoppers find the right fit

Want to see how that shirt will fit before buying it online? Enlist the aid of a shape-shifting robo-mannequin, part of a new virtual dressing room setup from Estonian start-up Fits.me.

By Sep. 30, 2010


Coming soon: Recyclable mannequin robots

Osaka-based Eager Co. is developing corrugated cardboard mannequin robots for that can gracefully display clothing in retail displays.

By Dec. 1, 2009


Crash test dummies go from four wheels to two

Why should car dummies have all the fun? Canadian engineering students build what they say is the first crash test dummy for bikes.

By Apr. 10, 2012


Future vision: Wearable tech that requires FDA approval

A pair of newfangled contact lenses, a small projector attached to a pair of lightweight eyeglasses, and -- poof -- welcome to full-blown augmented reality.

By Jan. 8, 2013


Brilliant special effect shocks men in bar bathroom

In order to shock people into understanding the consequences of drunk-driving, a fake mirror is installed in a bar bathroom and a mannequin smashes his head into it, in front of stunned hand-washers.

By Jun. 9, 2013


Harry Potter's Diagon Alley apparates onto Street View

The teenage wizard's local high street can now be explored through Google's virtual exploration tech.

By Jul. 5, 2013