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Publikācija: Application of Non-Contact Anthropometrical Measurements for Garment Construction

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in other conference proceedings
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Application of Non-Contact Anthropometrical Measurements for Garment Construction
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Inga Dāboliņa
Ausma Viļumsone
Keywords human body posture, measuring process
Abstract Purpose – To check the validity of measurements for garment construction gained by non-contact anthropometrical measuring process. Methodology/Approach – The positions of human body was estimated by photography in concrete conditions (fixed posture) so that the validity of the measurements might be assessed. The position of body was fixed every three seconds and compared to evaluate difference. The changes of human body positions were estimated in three different postures. Findings – There is high level of mistakes in non-contact anthropometrical measure caused by changing positions of human body. Research limitations/implications – The number of subjects were very limited in the research, however, significant differences between human body positions during calm standing or frequentative repeating of the same posture are clearly demonstrated. Practical implications – The specialists in the different fields are interested in reproducing of human figure in a virtual environment: designers, what uses information of ergonomics (engineering, interior design), animation creators, and also medicine and apparel designers. There is a chain of problems in the production of clothes which is related to the features of the figure of a customer to get maximally conformable clothes. It is very important to have exact human body measurements without significant mistakes for garment construction. Originality/value of paper – Measurements of mistakes in non-contact anthropometrical measure caused by changing positions of human body have not previously been assessed in this aspect and these results obviously show the differences of human body posture in each attempt.
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Reference Dāboliņa, I., Viļumsone, A. Application of Non-Contact Anthropometrical Measurements for Garment Construction. In: AUTEX 2008 : Proceedings of the 8th AUTEX Conference, Italy, Biella, 24-26 June, 2008. Biella: 2008, pp.1-7.
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