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  • 27Dec

    Zugara: Fashionista try on clothes at home

    We normally expect games and film to push technology forward, but this past year we’ve seen many innovations from the world of fashion. One of the concerns with shopping online is if the outfit will actually look good on you. Up until now, nothing has replaced the action of trying on clothes. Online clothing sites have done a good job with return policies, but that can still turn some users away. Zugara has created an augmented reality dressing room app, Fashionista, which is being used at online shopper tobi.com. Although when I went on the site, I could not see any way to actually try out the application. The video below shows how a user can use their webcam to virtually try-on items from the online clothing store. From the video, the application does look pretty simple to use. The user has a marker to place him/her and then can

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  • 27Dec

    Japan Nite 2010 Tour

    Looking to check out some new artists from Nippon? Japan Nite kicks off its 2010 tour with a big show at SXSW Austin on March 19th featuring CHATMONCHY (rock), Dolly (Visual Kei), Omodaka (electronica), Red Bacteria Vacuum (rock), and Okamoto’s (rock). Following the tour’s kick off, you can catch most of these artists as they hit up various clubs across the US. March 21 in New York at the Bowery Ballroom March 22 in Cambridge at TT The Bears March 23 in Chicago at the Empty Bottle March 25 in Seattle at Tractor Tavern March 26 in San Francisco at The Independent March 27 in Los Angeles at the Viper Room Visit the Japan Nite SXSW page for more details on the event there, or the official tour page for ticket and band information. Follow

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