Centric SMB provides innovative PLM technology and key industry learnings for emerging brands. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) offers a fully visual, transformative experience via large touch-screens and mobile devices, revolutionizing group decision making and creative collaboration while dramatically condensing time to market and product innovation.
CLO Virtual Fashion is committed to innovating the way we communicate fashion through our true-to-life 3D garment simulation technology. Our virtual garment solutions and services connect all teams involved in the digital product lifecycle, enabling more direct collaboration and reduced lead time, whilst maintaining the intricacies of garment design. We envision our garment simulation technology to become not only the tool to create virtual garments, but also the platform to provide valuable data about garments, designs, and trends, by virtualizing every garment on Earth.
Our products range from CLO (3D Design Software for apparel designers and brands), to Marvelous Designer (3D Design Software for character artists in gaming and animation companies), to Benefit by CLO (Virtual Fitting Platform), to CLOSET (Communications and Archiving Platform for virtual garments), to Marvelous SDK (Real Time Draping Engine for games) to create a new ecosystem for virtual garments.
Through these services and our continuing research and development in 3D and garment design, we are transforming the way we produce and consume garments - both tangible (actual garments from brands) and intangible (virtual garments in games and movies), for ones we wear and what our virtual characters wear.
Market Leader in Digital Transformation Solutions for the Fashion Industry
DeSL is a leading provider of PLM and integrated web-based solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile, and Footwear sectors. DeSL solutions span the widest range of business processes relevant to today’s progressive, forward-thinking companies in digital transformation efforts. Founded in 2002, DeSL is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, with locations in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, and Istanbul, Turkey. Our extensive series of specialized software have been designed to accommodate the demands of businesses of all sizes, SMB to Enterprise.
For companies that breathe life into our wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra crafts the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra’s offer empowers brands, manufacturers and retailers from design to production, providing them with the market respect and peace of mind they deserve. Founded in 1973, the company reported revenues of 236 million euros in 2020 and is listed on Euronext (LSS).
In June 2021, Lectra acquired Gerber Technology, a USA-based company founded in 1968. Like Lectra, Gerber Technology develops software and automation solutions for fashion, automotive, furniture and other businesses across the globe.
By uniting, Lectra and Gerber Technology will become the ultimate Industry 4.0 partner for their customers.
For more information, please visit www.lectra.com and www.gerbertechnology.com.
The Human Solutions Group, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, includes leading companies which offer software solutions for various industries where the digital interaction of people and products is crucial. The Group's companies are among the world's technology leaders for IT solutions in the automotive and clothing industries, and also offer innovative solutions for other sectors in the field of measuring the human body and the use of digital human models for the precisely fitting development of a wide range of products.
The Human Solutions Group includes Assyst GmbH (Aschheim-Dornach near Munich), Avalution GmbH (Kaiserslautern), Human Solutions GmbH and Human Solutions Verwaltungs GmbH, as well as the foreign subsidiaries Sistemi Assyst (Lainate/Milan) and Human Solutions of North America (Morrisville/North Carolina, USA). In total, more than 200 people work for the Human Solutions Group.
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.
Are you ready to regain control over your supply chain, even if that supply chain is located on the other side of the world? Stop worrying about potential product scandals now. With the transparency Pivot88 offers, you can finally have the peace of mind that your product will arrive on time, and without any surprises.
Pivot88 is the #1 quality and compliance platform enabling 360° supply chain transparency from raw material sourcing to customer delivery and beyond. Pivot88 is designed to enhance your quality & compliance performance and to manage your business risks. 100% digital, dynamic and powered by applied artificial intelligence, it offers instant actionable data analytics for smarter and faster decisions.
Built by industry experts with decades of experience, Pivot88 offers the richest and most user-friendly quality and compliance software in the industry. Our powerful platform, built on industry best practices, is the perfect match for brands, factories and third parties.
Our stories make us unique: over 18,000 companies in more than 60 countries chose us as their trusted partner. Our clients come from different geographies, sizes, and industries. This helped us develop a complete solution that can be easily implemented and configured. As a result, one of our clients once said, “Pivot88 gives you the tools to be successful. It is truly the best platform in the industry”.
PTC leads the world in fashion and retail PLM, with three times more active users than any other retail PLM vendor. More than 1,200 brand and retail businesses have already used PTC FlexPLM to transform their in-house processes, and to collaborate seamlessly with their suppliers, taking advantage of FlexPLM’s unmatched reach into the international supply chain.
Today, more than 226,000 users worldwide trust FlexPLM with their strategic digital transformation objectives and their end-to-end digital workflows. FlexPLM is proven at multinational enterprise scale, across every product category from technical footwear to luxury apparel, with security, scalability and performance that measure up to the expectations of the most demanding retail businesses.
To meet the needs of iconic brands and household names in retail, PTC has invested heavily in cutting-edge research and development to ensure that FlexPLM is the industry’s most feature-rich PLM platform. This commitment has earned recognition from leading analysts, IDC:
"PTC is differentiated by the industry’s most mature full set of PLM for AFR offerings integrated with strong workflow capabilities from ideation and storyboarding, through R&D, and into the handoff to production." - IDC MarketScape: Worldwide PLM Applications for Apparel, Footwear, and Retail Brands Vendor Assessment
When retail and brand customers select PTC, they stay with us. Our existing customers install more new PLM licenses in a year than other PLM vendors have implemented in their entire lifespans. And prior to the launch of the revolutionary new FlexPLM V12, our industry-leading upgrade program had seen many customers upgraded to modern versions of FlexPLM – giving them an onramp to new features and cutting-edge innovations.
FlexPLM V12: A New Chapter in Fashion and Retail PLM
PTC FlexPLM V12 is a landmark release of retail’s most widely-used PLM platform, and opens a new chapter in retail PLM: an era of solutions specifically designed for a digitally connected world, and for brand and retail businesses that need to work@digitalspeed.
Built for remote working and global collaboration, FlexPLM V12 introduces several transformational innovations. A new, modern, highly visual and fully responsive user interface puts critical processes, features and actionable insights at user’s fingertips. Faster navigation and optimized, responsive layouts, eliminate horizontal scrolling and reflow to fit almost any device, keeping individuals connected and working@digitalspeed wherever they are.
One of the latest retail businesses to join the PTC family, women’s activewear brand Sweaty Betty turned to FlexPLM during the COVID-19 pandemic, looking for a secure online environment that “would allow [their] product teams to standardize business processes and data sharing both internally and externally” and to establish a single source of truth across its buying, merchandising, and design processes at a time of historic disruption.
FlexPLM V12 also introduces the Visual Line Collaboration app, giving brand and retail businesses a turnkey solution to digitizing their line review processes and making them fit for the world of remote working and collaboration, as well as empowering them to make smarter forecasting and merchandising decisions, cutting line review preparation from weeks to hours.
Integrations and Innovations
Built on PTC’s enterprise-grade IoT platform ThingWorx, the ThingWorx Retail Connector (TRC) enables FlexPLM users to quickly integrate the different business systems and solutions that make up their technology ecosystems.
Using the TRC, FlexPLM links seamlessly to planning solutions, ERP and financial systems, and virtually any other business solution – all without the need for costly customization. This flexibility and speed have allowed FlexPLM customers to rapidly unlock the value of digital transformation, enabling seamless information flow and collaboration between FlexPLM and other systems that support product development.
FlexPLM also integrates with leading 3D design tools such as Browzwear and CLO to create an end-to-end digital product creation workflow. Deep and feature-rich integrations allow designers to tap into full PLM functionality from their 3D workspace.
Unlocking the Value of AI & AR
FlexPLM V12 is the only retail PLM platform to come with intuitive, user-configurable AI and machine learning capabilities built-in. In the face of constant uncertainty, brand and retail businesses need to sharpen their competitive edge, and FlexPLM provides the tools to help them react instantly to change, with smart insights and real-time analytics at users’ fingertips.
We have also built on FlexPLM’s class-leading integration to 3D design tools to create an environment that allows our customers to take their 3D assets to the next level, and build complete digital product creation to eCommerce workflows. From range-building and in-house review to immersive consumer-facing experiences, FlexPLM’s augmented reality support delivers on the vision of digital-native design, development, and commercialization.
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The PTC Retail team has experts on the ground in every major fashion hub worldwide, who stand ready to help brands, retailers, and suppliers make the most of the game-changing innovations in the latest version of FlexPLM, and to seize the opportunities offered by technologies like 3D, AR, and AI through our Retail Digital Transformation Platform.
Founded in 2016, 3DLOOK is a technology company that uses digital human body data to bring intelligence to the apparel product lifecycle and create a new level of personalization for consumers.
3DLOOK has established itself as a leader in its core technology offering for accuracy, reliability, and product that is in production and live with SMB customers around the world.
Their patented technology uses a proprietary combination of computer vision, neural networks, and 3D statistical modeling to measure the human body in under 30 seconds from just two photos taken by a dressed consumer on their smartphone. The core technology generates a unique 3D model and over 70 points of measure from these two photos. Their body data platform uses this measurement and shape data to address fit problems by delivering better shopping experiences to consumers and save retailers costs on shipping and returns.
The company has developed the world's first Body Data Platform which is powered by its mobile scanning technology and was recognized as the 2019 winners of the LVMH Innovation Award and the IEEE Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge.
3dMD develops and markets the most widely-deployed, high-speed 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, AR/VR, 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 to the creation of new wearable technologies, clothing, accessories, and footwear that precisely adapt to fit to a person’s unique shape enhancing comfort and performance.
4DdZine is a software & services company located in Kortrijk Belgium. Our team specializes in creating advanced real-time solutions for the B2B industry. We are a young and multidisciplinary team with a passion for 3D graphics. We work hand-in-hand with engineers, 3D artists and business partners to understand problems, create solutions, execute plans and communicate results.
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.
Audaces is a known company for developing solutions that are easy to learn and use, that speeds up the creation, the development and production of clothes. But we are audacious; our intelligence also answers the needs of other industries like upholstery, footwear, furniture, transportation and others.
We are partners and facilitators; we know each customer has a challenge, that’s why we offer solutions that adapt themselves to different needs. We are global, leaders in Latin America and we are present in over 70 countries around the world. We are Audaces and we help you make your ideas come true with engagement, design and results.
Bamboo Rose is the leading multi-enterprise product and supply chain platform connecting companies to help bring great products to market faster, more efficiently, and at higher margins.
Our B2B platform simplifies the product creation and delivery process by combining a digital Marketplace with PLM, Sourcing, PO Management, Global Trade Management, and Financing solutions, all supported by intelligent engines for optimization, costing, and scheduling.
Bamboo Rose serves over 250K user members, 400 brands, and 35K suppliers and service providers throughout the world, allowing them to discover, develop, and deliver products at digital speed. Learn more at bamboorose.com, or find us on Twitter at @GoBambooRose.
Design and launch production-ready collections in minutes. Produce within hours.
Bespokify enables brands to rapidly launch new apparel products and sell custom sizing at scale. Our web application automatically generates everything needed to produce and sell your unique designs in minutes. Export all production and merchandising assets within a few clicks, including photorealistic product images, graded patterns, fabric-optimised marker, order-of-sewing data, bill of materials, tech pack, fabric cutting machine files, RFID data, and much more.
Our technology reduces product launch timelines from months to minutes by automating technical product development, grading, sampling, costing, production-line planning, machine automation code, etc. It also enables you to be hyper-responsive to market trends by leveraging AI to design products in real-time using big data. By leveraging our growing network of Bespokify-enabled on-demand factories, it’s even possible to manufacturer collections within hours of designing.
Founded in 1999, Browzwear is a pioneer of 3D apparel design, development, and merchandising solutions, working hand-in-hand with designers and apparel companies of all sizes to drive forward the apparel industry’s long-awaited digital transformation. Through the powerful combination of its industry- leading 3D design software, advanced visualization capabilities, and an expanding ecosystem of technology partners, Browzwear enables its users to leverage the power of true-to-life 3D technology to build end-to-end digital workflows from design and development through to marketing and production.
With Browzwear, over 500 global apparel brands and manufacturers are successfully shifting from traditionally time-consuming and wasteful practices to fully digital workflows to speed up time to market, enhance environmental sustainability, and boost business efficiency. By digitizing the apparel value chain, fashion companies can ensure that the people, products, and processes involved remain aligned, to make informed, digital-driven business decisions and ultimately sell smarter.
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.
FIT RETAIL is an expertise and support firm for the implementation of product information digital solutions. Our ambition is to facilitate the use of IT tools and the collaboration of our clients' teams. Our goal is to boost the creativity of our clients’ team and help them enforce innovation at the heart of their activity
We are working for Luxury, Apparel, Fashion and Retail and we propose to our customers 360° fitted offer :
Advisory & Process
Project & integration
Change & adoption
Maintenance & Evolutions
We work with different tools like :
PLM Solutions : (we are certified partners Centric & PTC),
FIT RETAIL is a subsidiary of the NEO-SOFT Group (1200 employees and 78 M€ in revenues in 2017).
We are based in Europe with 3 offices in France : Paris (headquarters), Lille, Rennes and we are opening now in Germany and UK.
Foundry develops creative software for the Digital Design, Media and Entertainment industries. With a 20-year heritage and a portfolio of award-winning products, Foundry advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders around the globe.
Our creative design platforms Modo and Colorway enable our customers to transform how they visualize product, materials and color from conception through to photorealistic 3D models.
These high quality, digital assets enable brands to enhance communication within their design, marketing, merchandising, sales and manufacturing teams as well as externally to consumers. Working with industry leading footwear and apparel brands, Foundry aims to create, develop and enhance the digital content workflow for design teams and artists.
From first stage prototype through to web-site ready assets, Foundry is helping footwear and apparel brands to remain innovative and creative and allows them to respond effectively to market changes, in order to gain a competitive advantage.
Being an expert in Planning and Forecasting in the fashion industry, Genova supports fashion, sportswear and footwear brands in Sales & Operations planning and optimizing the collections and its performance. Genova uses state of art software solutions to structure and improve planning and buy for both seasonal- and noos collections.
One of Genova’s solutions is a digital collection evaluation tool to speed up and improve the decision-making process during collection development and market launches. This iPad application, named Genova PreSet, makes it easier to communicate new designs between product development and expert panel or sales department. This ensures a collection that has an optimal alignment with customer preferences and sales requirements, resulting in less late drops and late adjustments.
Genova PreSet also supports a market-based sales estimation: by market, sales can quantify the potential of the collection items to help merchandizers identifying the potential bestsellers (and poor sellers) and allowing buyers to reduce the risk on early buys of fabrics and stock.
Genova PreSet is successfully used by various fashion companies to streamline the collection. Examples are Tommy Hilfiger Europe, Calvin Klein Europe, DK Companies, Peak Performance, Tiger of Sweden, PME Legend, Outfit International, Toms Shoes.
Inspectorio is a cloud-based SaaS solution focused on creating dynamic and risk-based quality and compliance programs with the goal of building an interconnected, sustainable, and transparent supply chain. Today it is used by over 15,000 network participants across the globe, including some of the largest brands and retailers in the world such as Target, Crocs, and Carter's.
Inspectorio’s artificial intelligence capabilities give brands, retailers, and vendors the tools to predict areas of high risk and automate risk-based interventions across the supply chain.
With Inspectorio you can:
digitize, standardize, and automate quality and compliance activities,
optimize your supplier performance management operations,
implement continuous improvement programs,
and allocate resources for performance optimization.
Kalypso is a professional services firm helping retail, footwear and apparel clients discover, create, make and sell better products with digital. We provide consulting, digital, enterprise technology, business process management and managed services to transform the end-to-end product development lifecycle.
meepl deals with the acquisition & processing of body-related data and provides Software-as-a-Service solutions that are addressing the challenges of the apparel industry.
Leveraging artificial intelligence and visual computing, meepl enables brands and retailers to reduce return rates, digitize supply chains and deliver a completely new, interactive and personalized 3D shopping experience to end users. meepl’s product portfolio offers smartphone-based 3D body scanning, size recommendation, a 3D virtual showroom, and a 3D virtual dressing room.
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.
Share inspirations, communicate and create visually. Mushin is the pioneering visual collaboration technology.
Embrace digital transformation with Mushin! In a world of physical and digital, never has it been more important for influential leaders of brands, retailers and suppliers to swiftly engage, embrace and deploy 'digital collaboration’ within their existing workflows.
Grow a collaborative culture! Mushin is revolutionising the upstream lifecycle process, from initial concept design to product validation. Say 'goodbye' to standard presentation packages and endless email trails, by enhancing your overall visual communication process within a digital environment.
Our agile visual collaboration platform, enables internal teams, global departments and external partnerships to visually share inspirations, communicate on projects and collaborate more effectively and faster than before, in real-time.
Prisma Tech offers technological solutions in order to improve company’s product development processes, especially for what concerns design, engineering, prototyping and production simulation processes.
To reach our goal we operate to provide the best software and hardware tools on the market, but also training and technical advice for the processes optimization according to a “Lean” methodology.
Prisma Tech portfolio is multi-sector and multi-industry and it supports conceptual phases (collaborative design, design, production process layout, customer experience and data management) and physical stages (3D printing for prototyping and additive manufacturing). In the last 5 years his focus it’s especially on fashion industry becoming exclusive partner for Italy of Clo Virtual Fashion with the famous software solution www.clo3d.com.
Innovation and technology cannot be considered basic needs without a ”know-how” that permits effective and sustainable enforcements. For this reason Prisma Tech has always invested in training activities. Two educational courses are active all year round: the Manufacturing Academy and the Fashion Academy.
ShareCloth provides complex cloud solutions for apparel on-demand retail and manufacturing.
The company introduces digital cloud infrastructure enables direct-to-consumer apparel business to reduce returns and increase customers loyalty in the retail and optimize unpredictable demand and overproduction on the manufacturing site.
On the venue ShareCloth demonstrating seamless integration into the apparel on-demand e-commerce.
Substance by Adobe is the reference solution for 3D digital materials.
The texturing suite has gained international recognition for its flagship products: Substance Painter, the 3D painting tool; Substance Designer, the digital material authoring tool; Substance Source, the online material library; and Substance Alchemist, to create your own material collections.
Swatchbook is a design & software company that develops applications that make you smile. founded in 2017, the company focuses on the development of cloud, desktop & mobile software applications that help integrate the creative community within an organization into the product development process.
swatchbook is the future of materials. A cloud platform that revolutionizes the exploration, visualization & sharing of materials.
Based in Southern California, its founders share a deep passion for good design & workflow, as well as a deep understanding of the challenges in the digital product development process & the future needs of companies in many industries.
Tukatech has been a driving force behind the apparel industry’s technology revolution, with constant momentum toward ground-breaking fashion technology.
Tukatech’s award-winning pattern-making, grading, and marker-making software maximizes design and creativity using next-level process engineering. Their virtual sample-making solution uses life-like 3D fit models and motion simulation, allowing for true assessment of fit, as well as design visualization.
Tukatech systems have made an enormous impact on the industry for over two decades, empowering their partners with measurable efficiencies, improved productivity, and increased profitability.
Tukatech systems for product development, cloud collaboration, and garment manufacturing are known industry-wide for their ease, simplicity, and flexibility. They continue to transform and propel the industry forward with advanced solutions for business of any size.
About Aptos “Engaging Customers Differently” In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently – by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy.
At Aptos, we too, believe that Engaging Customers Differently™ is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry’s most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust.
More than 1,000 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce™ platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience…no matter when, where or how they shop. Learn more: www.aptos.com
Unmade is a global fashion software company driving innovation through customisation and delivering an end-to-end digital solution for on-demand production at scale. Unmade works with some of the most innovative fashion, lifestyle and sportswear brands to foster a new level of customer experience through customisation.
Unmade was born out of a desire to reimagine both the design and manufacturing processes within the fashion industry, so brands only make what is actually sold, resulting in minimal waste.
Headquartered in London, Unmade consists of a diverse team of 30 staffers. Unmade was founded in April 2013 by Hal Watts, Ben Alun-Jones and Kirsty Emery Laws- all of whom met at London’s Royal College of Art. Most recently Unmade has been listed in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list. In November 2017, Unmade raised $4M, led by Felix Capital. Unmade pieces are now part of the permanent collections at both the MoMA in New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
VERISIUM is a rapidly growing startup with its breakthrough innovations that lie at the nexus of Luxury and Technology. VERISIUM develops marketing and traceability platform for brands, which enables them to create a Direct-to-Consumer connection through their products. It is aimed at customer engagement and product authentication and is based on NFC and Blockchain technologies.
VERISIUM enables fashion brands to:
– CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS across the distribution network.
– PREVENT COUNTERFEITING rather than to fight with it.
– GET ANALYTICS DATA on where, when and which products are scanned.
– CONTROL ALL DISTRIBUTION NETWORK through analyzing the information where your products should be sold and where there are scanning in fact.
– BOOST E-COMMERCE SALES by enabling your customers to check the originality of the products from the internet by themselves.
– CREATE OMNICHANNEL customer experience through the fusion between physical and digital. Communicate with people who scanned the products – and convert them to clients.
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, Erlangen in 2013 by Martin Semsch and Reinhard Meier, Vizoo is a team of people working together with a strong network of partners and suppliers. Its main products, the xTex Scanner and xTex Software, are already utilized to create 3D materials all over the world by fashion and automotive companies.
Furthermore, Vizoo provides a care-free material visualization service.
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