TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,933 Reviews & Articles | 38,221 News Posts

Check out the high fashion skirt made of Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones

Nokia teams up with fashion designers to create smart skirt made from Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones (NYSE:NOK)

| Fashion meets Tech News | Posted: Feb 14, 2014 6:19 pm

Smartphone maker Nokia has partnered with fashion designers to create the world's first interactive skirt, using Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones, which will be shown off during the London Fashion Week.

 

TweakTown image news/3/5/35455_01_check_out_the_high_fashion_skirt_made_of_nokia_lumia_1520_smartphones.jpg

 

Designers used programming languages Python and C# to help with software development, and then used 3D printing and laser cutting to put together the first designs. The phones are able to load static images, or adjust to the wearer and the type of day she has had, using live video streams.

 

"This unique project is about exploring the possibilities of smart technology and fashion coming altogether, as well as supporting new talent to create something special using the beautifully designed Nokia Lumia 1520," said Annie Kearney, Nokia Brand Lab, in a statement.

 

Technology is finding a bigger presence in the high fashion world, with augmented reality and virtual reality also making a splash. Expect to see 3D printing also hit the runway at a larger frequency in 2014, though cost effectiveness will still scare some designers away.

NEWS SOURCES:Prnewswire.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Fashion meets Tech news at our Fashion meets Tech news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases