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Publikācija: Concept of Smart Wearable Technologies for Individualization of Army Uniform

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Concept of Smart Wearable Technologies for Individualization of Army Uniform
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Inga Dāboliņa
Ausma Viļumsone
Ilze Baltiņa
Dana Beļakova
Jānis Dāboliņš
Gunta Zommere
Eva Lapkovska
Liene Siliņa
Keywords FIELD UNIFORM, ANTHROPOMETRICS, SMART TEXTILES, RFID TAGS, INDIVIDUALIZATION OF UNIFORM
Abstract The National Armed Forces of the Republic of Latvia use uniforms of different levels, depending on the mission and responsibilities. Field uniforms of level four are the base element. In the field, different problems related to the uniforms’ durability have been identified: the uniforms burst and are not properly maintained (cleaned, repaired, etc.). In order to solve these problems, a complex approach is necessary, which includes research of body size correlations for ensuring individual comfort and increasing uniform longevity, RFID for identifying uniforms, etc. A complex system improvement (including all the aspects mentioned) would not only solve the previously mentioned problems, but also help to arrange the uniform accounting system, choose soldier uniforms of the appropriate size, develop a more accurate tracking system and a new system for ordering uniforms, thereby reducing the amount of the army warehouses and providing a more efficient use of financial resources.
Reference Dāboliņa, I., Viļumsone, A., Baltiņa, I., Beļakova, D., Dāboliņš, J., Zommere, G., Lapkovska, E., Siliņa, L. Concept of Smart Wearable Technologies for Individualization of Army Uniform. In: International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customisation (ITMC2017): Proceedings, Belgium, Gent, 15-17 October, 2017. Gent: 2017, pp.1-2.
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