Drone proofing… so hot right now. Drone proofing.
A New York City privacy advocate-turned-urban-guerilla fashion designer is selling garments designed to make their wearers invisible to infrared surveillance cameras, particularly those on drones. And although Adam Harvey admits that his three-item Stealth Wear line of scarves and capes is more of a political statement than a money-making venture, the science behind the fashion is quite sound.
Full story – ScientificAmerican
He does this all using metallized fabric, which hold in body heat so the infrared cameras on the drones can’t see you as easily. No word on the B.O. side effects, but I’m sure after marinating under one of those designs all day, you might be glad you’re alive and undetected by drones but trust me when I say others are going to wish death upon you.
I’m not going to lie, I love the patina that Burqa fabric has. If you’re trying to holla at mad hunnies all day on the mobile though, this thing will be a total cockblock. Yeah it blocks cell signals quite nicely too.
£1,500 ($2264 USD) over at Primitive London. This idea will be hijacked by a big name designer and be on the runway sooner or later… mark my words.