Responsive mirror: fitting information for fitting rooms


Begole, J.; Matsumoto, T.; Zhang, W.; Liu, J. J. Responsive mirror: fitting information for fitting rooms. Workshop on Ambient Persuasion at CHI 2008; 2008 April 6; Florence, Italy.


The Responsive Mirror is an implicitly controlled video technology for clothes fitting rooms that allows a shopper to directly compare a currently worn garment with images from the previously worn garment, matching the shoppers pose as he moves. The system also allows comparison to clothes that other people in the shoppers social network are wearing. In this position paper, we describe the concept, the prior art in this domain and a number of design challenges and tradeoffs that designers of such technologies must consider regarding privacy, adoption, benefits to shoppers and merchants and user behaviors in fitting rooms.

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