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Computerised clothing. Fashion model wears comput- erised "smart clothes". The body of this Reporter's Ensemble outfit has a camera, 2 liquid crystal di- splay screens & a Global Positioning System (GPS) pack for determining the location. The gloves have a camera & a keyboard for making notes. The eye- piece can have an image projected upon its glass. The frame also includes a microphone and speaker for recording & playing conversations and text. This shows how "smart clothes" can continuously cater for a user's needs. Such clothes may soon be used widely. The outfit was a collaboration bet- ween researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, & international fashion designers.
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