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 Now, feel the clothes before buying them Online

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Date posted: 12/09/2004

Thanks to a fashion student at Nottingham Trent University, you could soon be able to 'feel' clothing bought online.

Nicola Davison designed a programme, called "Click 2 Touch" which uses a computer mouse to simulate a haptic interface.

It does not feed back to the hand unfortuntely, rather relying on 3d animations to relay how the garment feels: softness, fullness, smoothness, hairiness, prickliness, drape, thickness, elasticity, rigidity and warmth.

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