Amazon's blended reality mirror mixes reflections, virtual clothes, and digital scenes

Shopping for clothes online can be difficult if you worry too much about how the item is going to look on you and whether it’s even going to fit your frame. At times like these, you just want there to be a way that you can try the item without having to order it first and then go through the hassle of returning it if you don’t like it. Amazon might have a solution at some point down the road. The company has patented a mirror that can dress users in virtual clothes. The mirror lets users try on clothes virtually by placing them in a virtual location. It’s a partially reflection and partially transmissive mirror which uses a combination of cameras, displays, and projects to create the blended image.It generates a virtual model by scanning the environment and identifies the user’s face and eyes to ascertain which objects are to be seen as a reflection.After it completes this step, the mirror transmits a virtual scene and the clothes through the mirror to achieve the intended blended-re

Amazon's blended reality mirror mixes reflections, virtual clothes, and digital scenes

Amazon has been pushing into the lucrative fashion industry over the last few years, and a newly granted patent suggests it isn’t done combining the worlds of clothing and technology. ...

Thu 4 Jan 18 from Techspot

Amazon Blended-Reality Mirror Patent Highlights Next Gen Clothes Shopping

A new patent app has turned up that shows what Amazon is working on in the clothing space, and it's quite interesting. One big challenge for Amazon when it comes to selling clothing online ...

Thu 4 Jan 18 from HotHardware

Amazon patent describes mirror for trying on virtual clothes

Amazon's next move in the fashion world could be a mirror that shows how outfits will look on you without you having to actually put them on. GeekWire reports that the company ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Engadget

Amazon file a patent for a 'blended-reality' mirror

In a newly filed patent, Seattle-based Amazon says the mirror would combine data from cameras, displays and projectors to virtually add clothes to the user's body.

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Amazon Patents Mirror That Dresses You Virtually

Shopping for clothes online can be difficult if you worry too much about how the item is going to look on you and whether it’s even going to fit your frame. At times like these, you ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

Amazon patents a mirror that dresses you in virtual clothes

Have you ever fretted over buying a suit or dress online for a wedding or another flashy event, wondering how it would look on your frame or if it would even fit? That might not be ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from The Verge

Amazon's smart mirror patent idea will dress you in virtual clothes

Try before you buy (and check yourself on a digital beach, too).

Thu 4 Jan 18 from Techradar

Amazon patents a mirror that lets you try on clothes, virtually

The blended reality mirror would be a boon for Amazon users who love to shop online for clothes. The patent describes the device as a display that would allow the user to virtually “try ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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