Fashion Research Institute is the thought leader in the application of emerging new technologies with the apparel industry. In addition to its patent-pending virtual worlds-based product design and development suite, Black Dress Design Studio, Fashion Research Institute also offers an array of services and products for both the apparel industry and for virtual fashion developers.
Educational offerings enable designers to learn to use FRI's superb product design and development suite within the Black Dress Design Studio, as well as training fashion designers to develop their product to serve the emerging avatar apparel niche market.
Designers of virtua benefit not only from FRI's educational offerings, but also from its Fashionable Grid distributed asset service enabling designers to license their content widely.
In addition to these services, Fashion Research Institute also offers both premium virtual goods content and fully executed orientation programs. These are available for license by virtual world operators and by enterprises which have virtual world applications which require avatar customization content and full regions including all data, content and files required for a 'plug and play' region.
Apparel industry fashion designers, virtua designers, virtual world operators, and enterprise users alike benefit from the comprehensive design offerings from Fashion Research Institute.