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Dom Post/Stuff: Kiwi textile scientists break new ground

Peter Griffin posted in on September 20th, 2010.

Carolyn Enting writes for the Dominion Post about a new, reversible, two-colour wool fabric to be presented at this week’s New Zealand Fashion Week. Developed by AgResearch, the wool’s colours are produced in a single dyeing, and the CRI is looking for business partners to help it commercialise this, and other high-tech textiles. An excerpt: […]

Business Day: Does my virtual bum look fat in this?

Peter Griffin posted in on April 19th, 2010.

Tom Pullar-Strecker writes in Business Day about the potential for 3D body scanners to be used in clothing retail. The machines are becoming sufficiently affordable that clothing stores (both real and virtual) could use them to help customers select the right clothing.  Some, including Victoria’s Secret, have already invested in the technology. An excerpt: (read […]

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