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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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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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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

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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

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Bloody childbirth simulator nets big design prize

MamaNatalie by Laerdal simulates the baby, uterus, blood, placenta, and all as a low-cost teaching aid for instructors and midwives.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

While Google works to bring a polished Glass device to market, wearables startup Innovega is taking head-mounted displays a step further: contact lenses that interact with full HD glasses.

By Jan. 3, 2014