Anthrotech Service Feature: Expert Witness

Feb 27th, 2018
The bulk of our work is completing assignments for clients related to body size information measurements and studies. That said, our duties sometimes have us putting the scanners and measuring tapes to the side in order to provide a service that can make a major impact in people’s lives and law: expert witness services. What … more »

Success Story: Measuring European Truck Drivers

Feb 17th, 2018
Throughout our many years in operation, we have measured people in quite a few unique locations (you can read about some of those here). Today, we want to share the details of a project that isn’t for the seasick. In 2001, we took on a project where we measured people who were riding back and … more »

Success Story: Fall Harnesses Safety the Focus of Project for NIOSH

Feb 7th, 2018
Some products are easy to plan and design; others are more complicated and require more precision and care. A product that was particularly challenging for designers was the fall harness. This product is used widely by construction workers and is used to prevent falls. It is not widely known that falls are the leading cause … more »

The Keys to Determining Fit Test Sample Sizes

Jan 24th, 2018
Having the right number of people for a fit test is incredibly important to the overall success of the test. With adequate numbers of people in each size group, we can not only verify the sizing and patterning itself, but we can also identify if some sizes are not needed, saving the company or government … more »

The Challenges of Scan-to-Pattern Clothing

Jan 15th, 2018
Here at Anthrotech, the focus of our work has always been on collecting and using the highest quality data. When we measure people with tapes and calipers, we have processes in place to ensure that the measurements are as correct as they can be. Similarly, when we use 3D scanners for various projects, we make … more »

Success Story: Federal Aviation Administration Anthropometric Survey

Jan 6th, 2018
One thing our clients and government agencies know is that human populations can change over time, sometimes drastically. And they need to know how those populations change. As a result, it is important to continually update databases that are used for designing or manufacturing garments and other products that are used by particular populations.   … more »
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