If you remember ‘Echo Look’ from the not-so-old-days, it was actually a virtual personal stylist by Amazon. Now, to continue the same concept, Amazon has introduced the concept of a “smart mirror”. The new patent app is actually a fashion assistant for you to help you decide in situations where you would normally get stuck. For example, picking outfits for specific occasions, Finding the perfect matching shoe for your dress etc.
The Smart Mirror App
Speaking of the app, it is actually made up of “system of cameras, projectors, and mirrors to layer digital images onto a reflection of your body in a mirror with the ability of producing a pattern of illumination and non-illumination on the screen so that the illuminated portions of the screen substantially transmit through the mirror.”
An Upgrade to Echo Look?
As described earlier, this could possibly be an upgrade to the Echo Look through which the users of the device will be able to view:
The portions of the screen transmitted through the mirror and the illuminated objects reflected by the mirror can provide a blended reality view to a user viewing the mirror.