From its headquarters in Silicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around the world, Centric Software builds technologies for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer goods. Its flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, business planning, quality and collection management functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric SMB packages extended PLM including innovative technology and key industry learnings tailored for small businesses.
Centric Software has received multiple industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail, Fashion and Apparel PLM in 2016 and Frost & Sullivan’s Global Retail, Fashion and Apparel PLM Product Differentiation Excellence Award in 2012. Red Herring named Centric to its Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
CLO Virtual Fashion creates true-to-life 3D garment visualization technologies. Utilized as an industry tool for improved communication, CLO software solutions have quickly become a standard for expressing a variety of design details and garment categories — from simple T-shirts to complex outerwear. With over 10 years of extensive research and development, and a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise clients, CLO continues to provide cutting-edge solutions to build a more efficient and creative 3D ecosystem for the fashion and apparel industries.
DeSL is a global company delivering integrated web based, end-to-end solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile and Footwear sectors. Applications include PLM, PIM, ERP, SRM and E-Commerce modules.
With a well-established and rapidly growing global customer base including Retail, E-Tail, Wholesale and Manufacturing companies, DeSL’s software has been proven to be one of the most scalable and technologically advanced solutions in the market place today, capable of supporting many hundreds or thousands of users via the Cloud or locally hosted.
The company is rapidly pushing back the boundaries of technology for the fashion sector and is leading the pack in many key business process areas including:
Color Lifecycle Management
Visual Planning and Merchandising
Interactive, web based 3D Design
Virtual/Augmented Reality and how HoloLens technology can transform design, merchandising and selling processes
The digital revolution is growing, and so is the need for connectivity. That’s why Gerber Technology, whose industry-leading software and automation solutions help customers improve their design and manufacturing processes and more effectively manage the supply chain, has launched its own integrated digital revolution.
Gerber’s digital solutions connect seamlessly— YuniquePLM™ and AccuMark® share planning and design information; then pass critical production data on to our GERBERspreaders™ and GERBERcutters®. Gerber helps you increase productivity, shorten cycle times and automate critical processes. Plus, by creating one version of the truth, we give your entire team greater visibility into work in process.
Digital is now – the subject of digitization is driving the fashion industry to initiate change – and the Human Solutions Group has the ideal software solutions for the entire process chain, from the initial idea to the shop.
The Human Solutions Group develops and sells innovative soft-ware for the apparel industry. Its solutions help companies to digitize, simplify and optimize work steps, resulting in the effient utilization of time and costs. The products and solutions of the Human Solutions Group can be integrated into a process chain, enabling efficient collection development, seamless integration with the production process and the subsequent marketing of the collection. Human Solutions possesses a unique knowledge about the human body and has created the world’s argest database by means of body scans.
Human Solutions was founded by Dr. Andreas Seidl in 2002. The Human Solutions Group – a full-service supplier for fashion – is active worldwide, with more than 200 employees and partners in more than 50 countries. The Group's head office is in Kaiserslautern/Germany. In the United Stated of America, the 100% subsidiary Human Solutions of North America Inc. is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
EFI Optitex is the world’s leading provider of an integrated 2D/3D software platform that enables customers to quickly create true-to-life 3D digital garments that inspire. Optitex empowers apparel and soft goods companies to revolutionize the way they develop, produce, and market their products. Brands, retailers, and manufacturers can now view their collections in all styles and colors months earlier, and leverage digital garments to collaborate, market, and sell better than ever before. Since its founding in 1988, Optitex has worked to keep thousands of companies and tens of thousands of users at the forefront of technology, enabling them to greatly reduce their time to market and costs, and increase their competitive advantage.
Pivot88 is a cloud- and mobile-based collaboration platform designed to ensure that manufactured products meet the highest quality standards. Developed specifically for sourcing or outsourcing professionals, Pivot88 enables companies of all sizes to collaborate directly with their suppliers to standardize processes while generating savings. Driven by the objective of ensuring compliance and improving product quality, Pivot88 structures and automates quality management processes to provide positive gains for all stakeholders. Present in 23 countries, Pivot88 is uniquely positioned to be a permanent virtual representative at all your vendor locations.
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global technology provider of the leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions that transform how companies create, operate and service products. PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world.
In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 we were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies do business.
With PTC, global manufacturers, retailers, brands and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.
3DLOOK has built two mobile-first, AI powered fit solutions for apparel manufacturing and retail.
SAIA Perfect Fit prompts customers of any online apparel retailer to find their perfect size after uploading only two photos or selfies taken anywhere on any mobile device. Our proprietary technology recommends the perfect size based on measurement and body shape data, reducing return rates and increasing conversion rates.
SAIA 3D is an API that generates accurate body models with measurements of the customer from the two photos. This 3D model can be used for virtual try-on and in pre-production and fit stages increasing speed and efficiency of go to market timeline and allowing for customization.
Both solutions are powered by complex computer vision algorithms, deep learning neural networks and 3D matching technologies.
3DLOOK is also building a virtual try-on solution that will enable shoppers to see how they look in product in Augmented Reality (AR) before purchase.
3dMD develops and markets the most widely used static-3D and temporal-3D (motion) camera systems for human subject input applications that demand anatomical image precision including healthcare, wearable technologies, apparel, anthropometrics, human factors, and security. Combining subject workflow efficiency with the ability to generate a progressive 3D sequence of high-quality motion images of the face, head, hand, foot, or full body, 3dMD supports many innovations from clinical findings and facial recognition to the creation of new wearable technologies, clothing, accessories, and footwear that precisely adapt and fit to a person’s unique shape and enhance performance. And in today’s disruptive world, when many consumers are driven to spend money on memorable experiences that provide notable content for their social media scrapbooks, 3dMD can also provide a unique bricks-and-mortar consumer experience that builds brand excitement.
Alvanon was founded in 2001 when it developed a unique and innovative data-driven approach to solving the challenges of sizing and fit inherent in the apparel industry. Since that time, it has evolved into a global company using the latest innovations and technologies to shape the future of fit. Advising the world's leading apparel organizations on how to align their internal teams, processes and supply chains; more intimately engage their existing and target customers; and innovate to optimize profitability and achieve their growth objectives. It has amassed a wealth of expertise across every key industry discipline including consumer analytics, concept and technical design, product development, manufacturing, quality, sourcing, planning, merchandising, distribution, marketing, e-commerce and professional development. Alvanon has attracted and nurtured top-tier data analyst, 3D modelers and apparel experts. The Group now operates in 89 countries and has evolved into an innovations company reinventing the way fashion works. It operates from its head office in New York, European headquarters in London, and Asia office in Hong Kong. Alvanon also has research, development and manufacturing facilities in Dongguan, China.
Bamboo Rose provides a product innovation platform that connects the B2B retail community through design, development and delivery. We simplify the product creation and delivery process from start to finish, helping companies bring great products to market. Our collaborative B2B marketplace is powered by proven Trade Engines, our intelligent product lifecycle management (PLM), that helps retailers discover great products virtually, develop faster, and deliver products to global markets more efficiently and at higher margins.
LEADING THE 3D REVOLUTION The fashion industry is undergoing a digital revolution. Until recently, fashion went from paper sketches, to paper patterns, to hand-sewn samples. Today, thanks to a new generation of technology, leading fashion companies are doing it all in true-to-life 3D. Browzwear’s pioneering 3D solutions for apparel design, development and merchandising are the key to a successful digital product lifecycle. Through the power of beautiful, true-to-life 3D, designers, developers, production and marketing can now collaborate effectively to get creative products to market faster than ever before. With Browzwear, brands and retailers around the world are connecting people and processes, reducing iterations and samples, and merchandising garments even before they are produced.
Chaos Software Ltd.
Chaos Group is a worldwide leader in computer graphics. We create the technology that helps artists and designers create photoreal imagery and animation for design, television, and feature films. Our physically-based rendering and simulation software is used daily by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and visual effects companies around the globe. Our research and development in cloud rendering, material scanning, and virtual reality is shaping the future of creative storytelling and digital design.
Coloro is a revolutionary color system, changing the way creatives, manufacturers and suppliers work with color.
A sister brand of WGSN, the global trend forecaster, Coloro is an intelligent, logical color system that makes color decision-making accurate and fast.
We have worked closely with leading textile and fashion companies across numerous brands and manufacturers to create Coloro. We listened closely to their everyday struggles, one thing above all was clear—they wanted to achieve the colors they had in mind faster.
You can access our extensive library of 3,500 contemporary colors using our free digital Workspace tool, through our color books, and by purchasing swatches online.
Fision is a Swiss software startup founded in 2015. Headquartered in Zurich we are a culturally diversified team of around 25 people developing software solutions tailored to overcome the challenges of today's fashion/apparel markets. More specifically, we help our customers to digitize their value chains and processes by leveraging human body data.
Our software-based body scanning technology enables location- independent acquisition of customer body data. With just 2 pictures, taken with a simple smartphone or notebook, AI algorithms create a personal 3D body avatar in just seconds, creating the basis for several body-related applications.
Today’s e-commerce markets are facing high inefficiencies due to the lack of sizing standards fitting opportunities. Through a matching process between body measurements and clothing measurements our recommendation engine assists consumers in buying the right products by finding the right size and style, on-& offline.
At Fision we think the next internet revolution is all about shifting from a 2D to a 3D web. Our 3D visualization and simulation technology uses common product images to generate highly life-like photorealistic 3D models of apparel items. These models provide new, interactive ways to present and explore products when shopping online. Combined with body information, it also enables the creation of virtual showrooms and fitting rooms.
Foundry's tools offer a more modern solution for the rapidly changing world of digital design. With 3D tools, you can easily assign believable materials that can be shiny or matt, rough or smooth, furry or rubbery—aspects that are difficult to convey in 2D; you can add realistic indoor or outdoor lighting; and you can render your product so that it looks as real as a photograph, from any angle, or as an entire turntable animation.
Being an expert in Planning and Forecasting in the fashion industry, Genova supports fashion, sportswear and footwear brands in planning and optimizing the collections and its performance. Genova uses state of art software solutions to structure and improve these processes.
Genova developed an iPad based digital collection draft to speed up and improve the decision process during collection development. This application, called PreSet, makes it easier to communicate new designs during prototype and sample stage between product development and expert panel or sales department. This ensures a collection that has an optimal fit with customer preferences and a collection that is fully supported by the sales organization, resulting in less late drops and late adjustments.
The solutions of Genova are implemented at both large as smaller sized companies, such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, DK Companies, Peak Performance, Tiger of Sweden, PME Legend, Toms shoes.
Inspectorio´s platform allows brands and retailers committed to high quality and sustainability standards, to build a digital ecosystem around their global supply chain. Its dynamic network increases transparency, collaboration and empowerment at the intersection between brands, vendors and factories.
Kalypso is a global innovation consulting firm that works with organizations to deliver better results from innovation. Kalypso's Innovation Results Transformation approach is designed to help clients improve innovation performance for sustained, bottom-line growth – year over year.
Morgan Tecnica Spa based in Northern Italy, bringing the latest in Fashion TecnoInnovation for companies in all area’s of the industry. From Design and Creation (New 3Dress Solution) through the entire process of pattern creation, production and manufacturing, our company designs and manufacturers the latest in solutions of all types of software and machinery to optimize your Design, Production and Cutting Room Operation. Fully integrated “Fusion” solution as well as compatible technology in order to communicate with all companies, our products and solutions are the most versitile and successful solutions in the market today.
swatchbook is the future of materials; swatchbook offers a cloud platform revolutionizing the exploration, visualization & sharing of materials. Our solution allows you to: reduce the dependency on physical samples; bring both brands and suppliers together in a shared cloud environment; communicate between the design team, material person and librarian; understand what the material person wants and what the material will look like in minutes; and quickly narrow down your material selection online through sophisticated filtering methods and visual inspection online and in the design tool.
For 15 years, Tukatech, Inc. has been at the forefront of pioneering virtual product development to reduce the lead time for garment manufacturing. Through their partnership with Autodesk, TUKA3D for virtual sample-making is built on a powerful 3D Studio Max platform, which breathes life into virtual product development by equipping users with customized virtual fit models – complete with field-specific animations – and rendering capabilities, as well as integrations with popular graphic-design programs to fuel the imagination of the designer. Keeping in line with their mission as a full-solution- provider, virtual product development ends not with a 3D sample, but with a fully web-based digital sample room, containing robust tools for collaboration between teams around the world. This fully virtual environment has allowed the product development process to be completed in as little as seven days, a far-cry from the typical two-to- three-month cycle.
Unmade is a complete digital solution that enables the world’s most innovative brands to create unique customisation experiences at an industrial scale. We call it curated customisation: brands have control but the customer is more involved and engaged in the experience and product.
Once consumers have created their unique item, we handle all steps from online orders to factory floor in your existing factories. Unmade generates every file you need to manufacture, pack and ship bespoke orders. This means that individual and short run orders can be at the same cost and speed as mass-produced items. From online and in-store retail to SKU management and analytics to factory management and shipping, Unmade gives brands tools to provide industry leading customer experience.
The virtualization of a physical material sample is a difficult and time-consuming task. What is commonly used is a flatbed scanner or consumer camera, several image processing tools and a lot of time. Revolutionizing the process, Vizoo now offers a new way to easily create 3D materials. The xTex Scanner captures material samples fast and accurately, while the xTex software provides useful tools for texture processing. With a capture and calculation time of only two minutes, textures based on physical material information and up to 2000 dpi are now available almost instantly. The tool focuses on clarity and effectiveness, so even inexperienced users can create stunning materials. Founded in Germany, Vizoo is a small team of people working together with a strong network of partners and suppliers.
X-Rite Europe GmbH
Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite employs more than 800 people in 11 countries. Experts in blending the art and science of color, we focus on providing complete end-to- end color management solutions for our clients in every industry where color matters. X-Rite Pantone, as global leader in color science and technology, has taken an ambitious step beyond color to tackle the more significant challenge of capturing and managing appearance. Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) Ecosystem, a solution that allows you to capture and virtualize materials that have the exact same visual characteristics as their physical counterparts, and enables an unmatched level of realism and efficiency in digital material capture and 3D design. The TAC™ Ecosystem is an award- winning appearance solution that brings product designs to life with digital material representations and consistently shared material appearance information across every step of the product development process to reduce design approval cycles and accelerate time to market. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with regional headquarters in Europe (Zurich) and Asia (Shanghai) and service centers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. For further information, please visit www.xrite.com/TAC