The Importance of Measurements for Those with Disabilities

Jul 26th, 2019
You might be surprised to learn just how many uses there are for anthropometric data. This article will focus on the design of workspaces, architectural living spaces and anthropometry’s key role in supporting those with disabilities. The US Access Board, an independent federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities, creates building standards in … more »

Anthrotech is Now Hiring

Apr 4th, 2019
We’re looking for the right people to join our team.    Anthropological Research Associate Ph.D. is preferred. Seek and write proposals for potential projects. Coordinate, plan, staff and implement 3D and related anthropometric projects. Fluency in 3D computer graphics software a plus. Travel, both nationally or internationally, to meet clients and to measure and scan … more »

Participant Recruitment

Jan 28th, 2019
What we do here at Anthrotech depends upon a lot of data.  Heaps and gobs of data, to which we apply our decades of experience and expertise – ultimately resulting in projects which create products and environments that are more comfortable and safer for people around the world. If you’re new to Anthrotech, or simply … more »

Success Story: Measuring Police Officers

Oct 25th, 2018
Police cars are getting crowded, and it’s not due to increased crime rates. Vehicle equipment such as computers and cameras fills the officer’s functional space. Making things even tighter is the Law Enforcement Officer’s personal gear with the addition of body armor,  body cameras, portable radios, tasers, and other weaponry on an overall larger citizenry. … more »

Baby Bottoms & Diaper Data

Jul 15th, 2018
Since the 1940s, when Saks Fifth Avenue debuted Marion O’Brien Donovan’s rubber baby bottom covers (say that ten times fast), research scientists and engineers have been continuously improving the diaper. Just as important as absorptive capacity and comfort is a secure, leakproof yet flexible fit. Unlike in Elmo’s World, one cannot simply “Ask a Baby”. That’s … more »

Keys to Getting Protective Glove Sizing Right

Jun 6th, 2018
For most consumers, traditional glove sizes of small, medium, large or extra large will suffice for shoveling the driveway, skiing or keeping hands warm on a cold steering wheel. But, there are other instances when the fit of a glove must be more precise and is far more important. Protective gloves, often used by the … more »