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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

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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

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Military mannequins bleed just like humans

Coughing, bleeding "patient simulators" are helping save the lives of U.S. soldiers.

By Dec. 16, 2010

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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

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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

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Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Death Star wall tiles show home decor's dark side

Created for an uber-luxe home theatre project, these custom Death Star-themed wall tiles are the decor we've been looking for.

By Nov. 24, 2013

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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

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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

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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