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 »

Success Story: Safer Bicycle Helmets for Kids

May 28th, 2018
Some of the most important projects we work on at Anthrotech involve helping clients work toward developing products that are safer for their respective user populations. Today, we want to talk about a project that was particularly gratifying because it helped ensure the safety of children riding bicycles. While the project was gratifying, it also … more »

Success Story: Airplane Design to Meet the Needs of Those Who Maintain Them

May 11th, 2018
Anybody who’s seen the movie “Top Gun” has a clear image of the pilots slipping into their cockpits like a hand into a glove. It’s not by accident; the U.S. military has focused for years on designing cockpits that accommodate the pilot population and maximize their effectiveness. Today, we discuss a project that is also … more »

Success Story: Better School Bus Design to Accommodate Drivers

Apr 30th, 2018
Like many people, school bus drivers spend a considerable amount of time in their workspace. How these workers differ from others is that school bus drivers’ workspaces are very small, and they are required to stay seated for hours at a time. In addition, these professionals are carrying what many consider to be the most … more »
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