Debunking Myths about Male and Female Bodies

Oct 13th, 2017
Product designers are some of our most recurring customers. We have helped clients improve the design of their products ranging from wearable devices to slacks to body armor. There is no one size fits all solution for which body parts need to be measured and accounted for in product design, just as there is no … more »

How to Utilize Principal Components Analysis (PCA)

Oct 2nd, 2017
Today, we are going to talk about how Principal Components Analysis (PCA) can be used to solve complex problems related to accommodating multiple human dimensions at the same time. PCA is a computational technique that transforms a set of data into a set of new variables that are uncorrelated with each other. Sound complex? It … more »

3 Things to Consider When Designing VR Devices

Aug 30th, 2017
Do you want to fly a plane, drive a race car or dodge flying bricks? You can do all of these, at any time, with a virtual reality (VR) system. The realism of the scene is incredible, but it takes a lot of design and engineering work to get that totally immersive look and feel. … more »

Success Story: Improving Truck Cab Design

Aug 16th, 2017
At Anthrotech, we have a vast resume of working with many companies and government entities across varied industries. Occasionally, work for different projects overlaps, and that is the case with our work on truck driver anthropometry. Our first experience measuring truck drivers took place in 2003 and 2004, and it was done for Navistar International, … more »

The Many Uses of Foot and Hand Scans

Jul 26th, 2017
The human body is incredibly complex. And the hands and feet are among the most complex body parts. Fitting products on hands and feet requires extensive understanding of the size and shape of not only the whole hand or foot, but of their various parts. Our database includes all the length and width measurements for … more »

Success Story: Updated Respirator Design Database

Jun 29th, 2017
Any project that involves more than 4,000 test subjects, 41 measurement sites and 8 states is certainly a massive undertaking, even for our established team here at Anthrotech. Both the size and scope of this respirator database project that was completed for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) contribute to its lasting … more »
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