Source Pravda.Ru

Dummies can sweat

A dummy that sweats like a human has been created in Hong Kong. The dummy is meant for fashion designers to create more perfect clothes.

There are tubules with water inside the dummy, the tubules warm up the same way a human body does. The dummy was created by a group of investigators from the Hong Kong Textile and Clothes Institute. When the dummy is hot, it starts sweating slightly, and only then the sweating gets more intense. The innovation is believed to help fashion designers find out reaction of some fabrics to human hidrosis. The dummy’s joints are flexible to allow it to take postures typical of people.

Creators of the dummy are sure the innovation will be useful for designers of sports clothes, military uniform and cosmonaut outfit. One of the dummy creators says, the innovation will be useful to understand the dynamics of sweat-glands. The dummy is covered with three layers of imitation leather resembling human epidermis. The dummy is also supplied with sensors to read temperature, humidity and pressure showings in a room where the dummy is.

It is believed that the new dummy can be used not only in clothes designing, because there are lots of security systems responding to infra-red radiation and heat emitting by a human body. Creation of a sweating dummy is a step toward creation of a robot imitating people with many characteristics. Yelena Kiseleva PRAVDA.Ru

Read the original in Russian: http://pravda.ru/culture/2002/06/25/43198.html

Comments
100th anniversary of Great October Revolution: Celebrating mountain of errors
ISIS threatens to conduct large-scale terrorist attacks in USA for Jerusalem decision
ISIS threatens to conduct large-scale terrorist attacks in USA for Jerusalem decision
North Korea says Trump makes first step towards nuclear war
North Korea says Trump makes first step towards nuclear war
North Korea says Trump makes first step towards nuclear war
North Korea says Trump makes first step towards nuclear war
Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, capitals and puppets
ISIS threatens to conduct large-scale terrorist attacks in USA for Jerusalem decision
No one can intercept Kim Jong-un's invincible ballistic missiles
Torturing Jerusalem with USA's help: No peace, but eternal war for Jews and Arabs
North Korea is not a threat to the US
North Korea is not a threat to the US
Torturing Jerusalem with USA's help: No peace, but eternal war for Jews and Arabs
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, capitals and puppets
North Korea is not a threat to the US
North Korea is not a threat to the US
North Korea is not a threat to the US
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed