publication . Article . 2016

New technologies for customizing products for people with special necessities: project FASHION-ABLE

Juan V. Durá-Gil; Alfredo Ballester-Fernández; Marco Cavallaro; Andrea Chiodi; Andrea Ballarino; Carlo Brondi; Volkmar von Arnim; Dieter Stellmach;
Open Access English
  • Published: 22 Feb 2016
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
[EN] Mass-customization of wearable products are offered as a higher added value to the broad public and have to compete with ready-to-wear offer. However, people with specific requirements are not covered by the current mass-customised products. This is the case of the elderly, disabled, diabetic and obese population groups when wearing textiles, clothing, footwear and textile-based orthotic goods. Further, at present, available knowledge and flexibility of production equipment and machinery of small and medium-sized enterprises operating in these traditional industries (even those that already offer made-to-measure products to the mass public) is unable to res...
Subjects
free text keywords: Advanced manufacturing technology, Automated, Manufacturing systems, CAD/CAM, Manufacturing engineering, Clothing, business.industry, business, Engineering, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Added value, Emerging technologies, Wearable computer, Advanced manufacturing
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EC| FASHION-ABLE
Project
FASHION-ABLE
Development of new technologies for the flexible and eco-efficient production of customized healthy clothing, footwear and orthotics for consumers with highly individualised needs
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 284871
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | NMP
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publication . Article . 2016

New technologies for customizing products for people with special necessities: project FASHION-ABLE

Juan V. Durá-Gil; Alfredo Ballester-Fernández; Marco Cavallaro; Andrea Chiodi; Andrea Ballarino; Carlo Brondi; Volkmar von Arnim; Dieter Stellmach;