Modular Clothing Created By DARPA Technology

Modular Clothing Created By DARPA Technology
technology

A technology developed for military applications is now being used to create clothing and other physical objects from 3D models.

Naresh Kumar
  • 14 october 2010

Betabrand has partnered with two scientists, Jonathan Bachrach and Saul Griffith of Otherlab, to create a new clothing item called the DARPA Hoodie. Bachrach and Griffith had earlier received a grant from DARPA to develop software that can convert 3D objects into 2D pattern pieces which can then be fabricated out of any material and fastened together to create a physical object. After the defense organization encouraged the duo to find non-military applications for their technology, they teamed up with Betabrand to create this unique hoodie.

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