Virtual Footwear Fitting Solution
Sizing remains one of the biggest issues for brands and retailers resulting in high cost of returns, bad customer experience, and higher carbon footprint due to the solid waste generated from returned products and packaging. According to the survey, 68% of online returns are a size-related issue. It’s one of the inherent issues for online retailers to be able to find an effective way of demonstrating the fitting properties of footwear.
While there are many fitting solutions for helping end-consumers to choose the right size of the products at the buying stage (e.g. such as AI photo fitting tools). However, there are no authorized methods for objective assessment at the R&D and manufacturing stage for shoemakers today to address the sizing at the start of the product journey. Shoemakers today are currently still hiring actual human testers or even in-house staff to perform the wearing-fit test. The team often makes the subjective judgment based on these small sample datasets whether the shoes are too tight, too loose, too big and etc.
Our Virtual FOOTWEAR Fitting Solution
Verifying the correct interior dimension of footwear for consumers in different markets fundamentally addresses the footwear fitting issue. Our virtual footwear fitting solution enhances the traditional wearing fit tests with an objective assessment based on a comprehensive human foot size database.
Our solution generates the 3D scanned model with the interior dimension of the shoes, compares the model with the human foot database with different market sizes, simulates the try-on scenario, and uses the 3D heatmap analysis to evaluate the footwear fitting properties.
VIRTUAL FOOTWEAR FITTING OVERVIEW
Benefits for R&D TEam:
• Diagnose sizing issues at the design and make stages
• Objective Assessment based on the quantitative evaluation
• Validate the design fit without the need and time for hiring human models
Benefits fOR SOURCING & Quality assurance TEAM
• Enhance the confidence level that the suppliers can deliver the need of the market
• Reduce product returns due to size-related issues
• Enhance supply chain relationship
TESTING EVALUATION INCLUDES
A. Interior dimension of the shoe with 3D scanned model
Perform the 3D scan of the shoe and provide the shoe’s interior dimension in length and circumference, which can be used as a reference for consumers to check with their feet individually.
B. Virtual fitting evaluation between the Shoe’s interior and our large human foot database
The scanned 3D image of the shoe interior and the human foot 3D image obtained from the database are compared and analyzed via the designed software, the result is to be evaluated and demonstrated in 360° angles, and the numerical grading from 1-5 indicates the fitting performance.
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