Customisable jumper can adapt to fit anyone
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At Springwise, we have seen a number of fashion innovations, including a soft ski-helmet that hardens on impact and a scarf that protects against air pollution. Now, MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab and direct-to-consumer fashion company Ministry of Supply have teamed up to develop a jumper that can be resized on the spot to fit almost anyone. Shoppers can chose a jumper off the shelf, and an in-store robotic re-sizer will use a heat gun to adjust the jumper to a custom size while the shopper waits. MIT Researcher Skyler Tibbets and his team stumbled on the technique while working to create…
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