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UK fashion students get 3D boost from Browzwear Beth Wright | 11 Nov 20

The UK's University of Salford is teaming up with 3D design and prototyping software specialist Browzwear to help aspiring fashion designers develop technology-based skills that are increasingly in demand throughout the industry.

Browzwear VStitcher extension acts as virtual photo studio Beth Wright | 22 Sep 20

3D design and prototyping software specialist Browzwear has partnered with UK-based software company Metail to bring garment-on-model visualisations to its VStitcher fashion design solution.

Vizoo update to further integrate 3D into material process Hannah Abdulla | 14 Jul 20

3D design and prototyping software provider Browzwear and material digitisation specialist Vizoo are unveiling the latest version of the Unified 3D Material (U3M) format which will allow users to add functions such as the draping behaviour of fabric.

Browzwear develops 'Headless' automation engine for scale Michelle Russell | 23 Jun 20

3D design and prototyping software specialist Browzwear has launched an end-to-end apparel automation engine that allows businesses to integrate and scale throughout the digital production workflow.

Browzwear adopts new leadership structure for growth Michelle Russell | 10 Jun 20

3D design and prototyping software specialist Browzwear has adopted a new leadership structure that it hopes will help the company become more competitive and speed technological innovation.

3D virtual design and fit tools keep fashion on track Leonie Barrie | 15 Apr 20

With fashion supply chains around the world fracturing in the face of travel bans, factory shutdowns and remote working, tools such as 3D virtual design, fit and prototyping software are helping businesses to stay on track.

PVH's Stitch Accelerator to fast-track 3D design goals Michelle Russell | 14 Apr 20

Software specialist Browzwear is broadening its partnership with PVH Europe's tech incubator Stitch on a training and certification programme to prepare up-and-coming designers and product developers for 3D design and digital workflows.

Browzwear update includes customisable avatar poses Beth Wright | 6 Feb 20

3D design and prototyping software specialist Browzwear has released the latest version of its VStitcher and Lotta design and workflow solutions, adding new features to increase efficiency, reduce sample production, and speed up time-to-market. 

Browzwear 3D visuals now shared across the web Michelle Russell | 24 Jan 20

3D design and development software specialist Browzwear has added Sketchfab’s 3D Viewer to its latest product update so that its interactive 3D models can be viewed on any apparel web platform.

Bamboo Rose launches smart connector for 3D Beth Wright | 23 Sep 19

Bamboo Rose has launched a smart data connector for 3D assets from material digitisations specialist Vizoo and prototyping software provider Browzwear.

Centric Software integrates PLM and multiple 3D tools Beth Wright | 20 Sep 19

Centric Software is introducing a fully digital, 3D design and development workflow with integration to multiple leading 3D fashion solutions including those offered by CLO, Browzwear and EFI Optitex.

PTC and Browzwear integrate PLM and 3D tools Beth Wright | 9 Sep 19

Software firms PTC and Browzwear have launched the first native integration between their PLM and 3D tools in a move aimed a improving the efficiency and creativity of design teams, as well as extending the value of 3D throughout the supply chain.

Browzwear releases latest 3D fashion design tools Michelle Russell | 28 Nov 18

3D design and prototyping software provider Browzwear has launched two new releases of its fashion design tools that improve creative power while shortening the time from design to manufacturing.

Browzwear and Vizoo standardise digital materials Michelle Russell | 16 Oct 18

3D design and prototyping software provider Browzwear has partnered with material digitisation specialist Vizoo to develop an open source format to help standardise digital materials and serve as a bridge between software applications in the apparel industry.

Alvanon and Browzwear partner on 3D in Hong Kong and China Beth Wright | 13 Sep 17

Digital apparel specialists Alvanon and Browzwear are teaming up in a new strategic regional partnership to offer both fit consulting and 3D apparel design, development and merchandising solutions in Hong Kong and China. 

New Browzwear fabric analyser speeds 3D visualisation Hannah Abdulla | 7 Sep 17

3D fashion design and development software specialist Browzwear has developed a new fabric analyser tool to give faster and more accurate digital fabric simulations.

VF Corp to train students on 3D design technology Beth Wright | 6 Feb 17

The jeanswear division of US apparel giant VF Corp, which includes its Wrangler and Lee brands, is partnering with the University of North Carolina to incorporate 3D design technology into its curriculum, to help prepare students for careers in the apparel and retail industries.

Open source is key in the move to new technology tools Beth Wright | 17 Nov 16

While some retailers are already enjoying the benefits of 3D design, virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software, others are still struggling to find the best ways to leverage the potential benefits into their businesses.

Managing change in the move to new technology tools Beth Wright | 25 Oct 16

With the road to implementing new technology often a daunting prospect – be it 3D design and virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software – some of the tips for managing the process include clear communication, honest expectations, and good old-fashioned patience.

3D and PLM collaboration speeds design and development Michelle Russell | 6 Oct 16

Specialist software provider Browzwear Solutions says its 3D digital technology can now be merged with Dassault Systèmes’ Product Lifecycle Management solution to streamline the way fashion companies design, develop and manufacture products. 

Quick wins a key part of the 3D virtual design puzzle Leonie Barrie | 13 Jul 16

While the fashion industry still grapples to find the best ways to leverage the business benefits of 3D design and virtual prototyping tools, some of the tips for building buy-in include inspiring trust in the technology, and identifying quick and obvious wins.

Where next for Walmart’s 3D apparel design pilot? Leonie Barrie | 11 Jul 16

For the uninitiated, 3D design and prototyping software is hailed as a disruptive technology with the potential to boost efficiency and product development workflow, speed decision-making, fuel creativity, and save time and cost. For US retail giant Walmart, it has been fraught with unexpected challenges.

Social product development platform for fashion design Leonie Barrie | 28 Jun 16

A new social product development platform that uses cloud, social media and 3D technologies to streamline the fashion design and development processes was unveiled in New York this week.

Group set up to standardise 3D body processing tools Leonie Barrie | 8 Jan 16

A new industry group has been set up to develop standards for the 3D scanning, modelling and visualisation technology being used in virtual and in-store retail shopping.

Leveraging the business benefits of 3D virtual design Leonie Barrie | 6 Jul 15

While 3D design and virtual prototyping technology is already well-established in industries like architecture and automotives, the fashion industry is still grappling to find the best ways to leverage its business benefits.

Pointcarre and Browzwear team on 3D product design Leonie Barrie | 8 Jun 15

Two specialists in textile and 3D product design software are partnering to help apparel companies accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and improve productivity and product margins.

Texprocess 2015: Software solutions enhance speed and visibility Leonie Barrie | 22 May 15

Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recent Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany. And faster time-to-market, better quality, lower cost and increased productivity are among the benefits.

3D technology: Applications in retail Lee Adendorff | 2 Sep 14

From scanning technology for major sizing studies, to magic mirrors or virtual fitting rooms, 3D technology is helping to transform both retail stores and online shopping.

3D technology: 3D printing the next frontier? Lee Adendorff | 2 Sep 14

The reality of 3D printing and its commercial application in the fashion industry is currently restricted to a relatively limited range of materials. These include mostly plastics and metals, although materials research is in constant evolution.

3D technology: Transforming the apparel workplace Lee Adendorff | 2 Sep 14

Many analysts describe 3D as 'disruptive' technology and its introduction into the apparel industry has not been without sceptics. But workplace examples show how apparel companies are successfully embracing 3D software.


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