3D printed clothing changes shape when looked at
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Human skin, like that of most animals, reacts involuntarily to external stimuli. Goosebumps and pupil dilation are both biological responses that can happen autonomously, in reaction to another person's gaze. Now, designer Behnaz Farahi has created a 3D printed shawl, which explores this phenomena. Caress of the Gaze is a garment comprised of hundreds of quill-like pieces — some hard and some soft — and an embedded camera. The camera uses image-sensing technology that can detect gender, age and orientation of gaze, and communicates with a micro-controller. This in turn is able to control the various nodes in the garment.…
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