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Computerised clothing. Fashion model wears comput- erised "smart clothes". The Skooltool outfit has a number of electronic devices sewn into it. These are powered by batteries and by devices which convert the wearer's heat or movement into electricity. Information can be played through earphones or projected onto the glass of the spectacles. Such "smart clothes" can continuously cater for a user's needs, & may soon be used widely. The outfit was a collaboration between researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, & international fashion designers.
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