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2013-12-05 16:21:29

Individual Protective Ensemble Mannequin System (IPEMS) will test protective clothing under a range of conditions for the U.S. Department of Defense. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that it has concluded a five-year program to produce a mannequin robot and high-containment chamber to test protective clothing under a range of conditions for the U.S. Department of Defense. (Logo:...

2013-11-20 16:25:23

LONDON, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey into women's body confidence suggests that there is still a long way to go into educating women about how models and celebs in fashion magazines have had their images digitally enhanced. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/654226 ) The One Poll study, on behalf of New Look [http://www.newlook.com ], was commissioned this month as part of an ongoing campaign to encourage body confidence in...

2013-11-18 10:57:14

RESS Abstract 19453/157 (Omni Dallas Hotel, Dallas Ballroom D-H) Just one minute of CPR video training for bystanders in a shopping mall could save lives in emergencies, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013. Researchers used a one-minute CPR video to improve responsiveness and teach compression only CPR to people with no CPR experience. Participants were divided into two groups: 48 adults looked at the video, while 47 sat idle...

2013-11-13 12:24:22

Eating Disorders and Body Image Awareness Kicks Off Fourth Annual "Imagine Me" Art Competition PEKIN, Ill., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp(TM)) announces its fourth annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition sponsored by Veritas Collaborative. Created in 2010 as a key highlight of iaedp's annual educational Symposium, the competition is designed to promote healthy...

2013-07-16 23:01:46

FixturesAndDisplays.com, offers an extensive selection of the finest retail clothing mannequins and displays. Edwardsville, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 FixturesAndDisplays.com, the leading online retail store supply company offers an extensive selection of the finest retail clothing displays. Satisfied clients range from trendy boutiques to bigger discount department stores to fashionable upscale specialty stores. The firm’s comprehensive product lines offer clothing racks in a variety...

2013-05-20 23:25:12

FixturesAndDisplays.com has expanded its mannequin product line by offering its most popular models in reformulated “green” versions. Edwardsville, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 FixturesAndDisplays.com, the leading online retail store supplier, provides site visitors with comprehensive selection of high-quality retail clothing display options to clients ranging from boutique owners to big box stores and upscale retailers. Their expansive product line includes metal rack and wall...

Spy Mannequins Collect Customer Data
2012-11-21 12:12:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A few months ago, one “Ad agency by day, invention lab by night” announced a new product which paired facial recognition and Facebook to check customers in to a location as soon as that customer walked through the doors. Now, some luxury stores in Europe and the U.S. will be bringing in their own eye-level cameras and hiding them in the most obvious of places: the mannequins. While these ever-watching mannequins...

2012-10-29 11:22:59

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion Specialties, Inc. is pleased to announce the Mannequin Design Competition for students. Design students are invited to participate in a contest exploring the world of mannequin design through the eyes of a singular brand. Winning designs will be showcased at 2013 GlobalShop in Chicago and in DDI magazine among other venues. The grand prizewinner will see his or her designs sculpted and manufactured in full size; the winning collection will be...

2012-10-24 11:25:34

Pekin, Ill., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation (iaedp(TM)) announces its third annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition. Created in 2010 as a key highlight of iaedp's annual educational Symposium, the competition is designed to promote healthy awareness and acceptance of body images, using mannequins as a unique and realistic palette for artistic expression. The winning mannequin...

2012-04-30 15:33:03

Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin - and more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found. Players who used a pistol-shaped controller in a shooting video game with human targets had 99 percent more completed head shots to the mannequin than did participants who played other video games, as well as 33 percent more shots that hit other parts of the body. In addition, the study found that...