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Success Story: MICH Helmet

Apr 14th, 2018
Many of the projects we complete for clients are pretty straightforward and only have a few components. Today, we are talking about a more complex project completed for the U.S. Military’s Special Forces Command (SOCOM) back in 2001. It had to do with modular integrated communications helmets (MICH helmets, for short). This project consisted of … more »

Measured Dimensions vs. Scanned Dimensions: The Case for Both

Apr 4th, 2018
In much of our work at Anthrotech, we complete assignments for clients that require us to obtain measurements of the human body in various positions. Sometimes, it makes sense to obtain dimensions using a scanner, and sometimes it makes sense to use a measuring tape or calipers. Today, we discuss what parameters help us determine … more »

Anthrotech Service Feature: Literature Review

Mar 6th, 2018
At Anthrotech, we have been working with clients to provide body size information for use in the design and sizing of products and complex workspaces since 1950. Often, in the course of that work, we include a summary of other published literature that’s relevant to the topic for background information. It’s helpful to clients to … more »

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 »