Digital body measurement

“These scanners are taking body measurements that are converted into patterns from which garments are cut,” said apparel product development specialist Lenda Jo Connell from Auburn University. “This saves a lot of time because, otherwise, it’s a one-on-one, hands-on process,” said Connell. “It lines up with mass customization and is one of the islands of technology … that are beginning to link together so that you can get scanned, and that information is used to produce a garment for one.”

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