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Futuristic Dress Adorned With 40 Fabric Butterflies That Can Flutter And Fly

03 February 2016

Butterfly.

The dress, made from a luxury jacquard interwoven with metallic Lurex® fibres, is adorned with about forty butterflies. An embedded proximity sensor allows the butterflies to react to external stimuli.

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Characteristics of technology

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Keywords: butterfly, dress, textiles, electronics, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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