Amazon wants to 3D scan your body

  • Amazon wants to 3D scan your body

Amazon wants to 3D scan your body

An amazon posting shows that participants need to sign up online to reserve a 30-minute appointment for their body scan.

The online retail giant claims the data from the study will not be used for marketing purposes.

Experts say the study could help Amazon create a way for customers to virtually try on clothes.

The American retail giant Amazon makes 3D scans of customers in NY in exchange for a gift card of 25 dollars (about 22.45 euros). The company is offering $25 gift cards in exchange for a 3D scan of your body.

Another set of 3D scans will be done in form-fitting clothing such as bikini or form-fitting shorts for the women. Photos, 3D scans, photos, and videos of study participants, both clothed and in "form-fitting" swimwear, are taken, per the signup page-as are height and weight measurements.