A Chinese fashion designer has used complex sensory technology to create a dress that moves, changes shape and even lights up when it is looked at. Montreal-based designer Ying Gao installed her high-fashion creations with eye-tracking technology so that they activate when they sense someone’s gaze.
Philips Luminous textiles is a company who focus on creating garments which have similar "sensitive" qualities as human skin. ‘Bubelle’, is a delicate ‘bubble’ dress illuminated by patterns that changed dependent on skin contact. 'Bubelle' was developed as part of the SKIN research project which looks into emotional sensing and explores technologies that are ’sensitive’ rather than ‘intelligent’