Don't Want to Get Naked? Try On a Virtual Fitting Room

By Beth Pinsker, Editorial Director of dealnews

Does the thought of trying on a bathing suit in a store get you down? Maybe it's your ankles sticking out below the door for everyone to see. Maybe it's the cumbersome process of taking off all your clothes (especially in the middle of winter). Maybe it's not wanting to touch intimates that other people have touched.

If any of this sounds familiar, then you're probably going to be an early adopter of virtual fitting room technologies, which allow you to try on bathing suits, lingerie, other apparel and even eyeglasses, from the privacy of your own home.

We caught up with Debra Fraser, founder of Imagine That Technologies, who created a virtual fitting room that allows you to use a webcam and a wave of your arms to try on clothes. See how it works:

Beth Pinsker is dealnews' Editorial Director. She was most recently the Editor of and has been a life-long bargain hunter. Follow her on Twitter — @bethpinsker. You can also sign up for an email alert for alldealnews features.

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