On Sunday MWEB introduced their WiFi Chameleon Dress to South African fashionistas at the 2014 SA Style Awards. The dress was worn by Lalla Hirayama (the host). You’ll never have to worry about what to wear again because the dress automatically changes colours and pattern depending on its geographical location. So for the Style Awards it went with a glittering starry night pattern but if Lalla hit the Braamfontein streets the dress will change to an Ndebele pattern. Out to dinner at a five star game lodge? No problem, the dress will shift to a zebra stripe design. Your little black dress just became your little everything dress!
It would seem MWEB is all about making our lives a lot easier. Along with their WiFi Enabled Dress they’ve also introduced a Futuristic Fitting Room which is a dream come true for girls on the go. Using Microsoft Kinect and a “magic mirror” which tracks your movements and size you can try on clothing without ever having to get undressed.
As someone who lost a bra during evening dress fittings I think this is a great idea, not to mention the time saving. Clothing samples are stored in the cloud and the fitting room is able to access these items courtesy of MWEB’s WiFi Zone. The MWEB WiFi zone provides high quality internet at a venue and is currently active in Hyde Park, the new Rosebank Mall and Canal Walk in Cape Town. The zone offers multiple access points that are then mashed together in a single environment. Let’s stop with the tech talk, bottom line – expect fast and consistent internet access.
If you’d like to check out the MWEB WiFi enabled dress or see how the Futuristic Fitting Room works, they’re both currently on display at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg. They’ll be heading to Rosebank Mall from the 28 to the 30th of November before visiting Canal Walk from the 5th to the 7th of December.
Want to see the WiFi enabled dress in action? Check this out: