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Topshop Russia intros Kinect technology for virtual fitting room experience

Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect technology is making waves in retail. Hot on the heels of its integration in Nordstrom’s windows, comes news of it being used in the fitting rooms of Topshop Russia.

The motion sensor system, developed by augmented reality company AR Door, means anyone is able to try on clothes by waving their hand, reports Emma Barnett at The Telegraph.

Using image recognition technology, the virtual clothes then pin themselves on an image of the user.

By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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