Smart Tech at the heart of PV Paris

This new edition of Première Vision Paris shines the spotlight on Fashion Tech from 7 to 9 February at Paris Nord Villepinte. With its new Smart Tech area in the Smart Creation universe in Hall 4, the show is committed to the future of fashion, a more responsible and intelligent fashion.

All about the new Smart Tech zone →

A stand for experimentation by l’Institut Français du Textile et de l’Habillement

To go further and demonstrate the scope of these technological innovations, an experimentation zone created in collaboration with the Institut Français du Textile et de l’Habillement (French Institute of Textiles and Clothing) will offer a 3-day reconstruction of a garment’s digitalization chain

“Experience the 3D design of garments, the personalization of avatars, the virtualization of materials but also their necessary characterization… Experience the possibility of transforming physical fabrics into virtual objects, with almost identical characteristics and a striking aesthetic rendering, visualize static or moving virtual avatars… because it is not a question here of creating a video game, but of making it possible in the end to manufacture a very real product!”

From the digitalization of the material to the finished product, through virtual prototyping and digital simulation on a silhouette, the entire chain of digital design of a garment will be presented and accessible on this dedicated space, in order to offer visitors a complete and concrete digital experience, a simulation of the digital design process for clothes.

One space, 4 Smart Tech solutions

Saving time and money, reducing the environmental footprint and improving coordination between industry players, the immersive technologies presented on the IFTH stand aim to optimize the creation and development stages of collections. In February, you will discover 4 innovative solutions highlighted and tested in this unique space:

Computer-aided design (3D CAD)

These solutions make it possible to design models and patterns, control the fit of the fabric, simulate the impact of a new material on a model in order to observe the garment in motion, but also to change colors and visualize creations on avatars (virtual mannequins).

The result is an optimization of design time, interdepartmental exchanges and the number of sketches and prototypes required to create a model.

Virtualization of fabrics

Virtualization allows to create a digital material from a physical sample in order to feed a library of fabrics which will be then used by 3D CAD softwares.

The most efficient equipment today is the 3D scanner, which measures in record time all the relevant characteristics to recreate a material with a realistic physical rendering – PBR (Physically Based Rendering), while automatically identifying the colors of a pattern!

Characterization of textile materials

In order for the virtualization of a material to be really relevant and for the rendering to be as realistic as possible, it is essential to succeed in digitalizing its physical characteristics, i.e. its drape. Surface mass, thickness, bending of the material, the mechanical and dimensional properties of a material are essential in order to reproduce its drape by 3D CAD tools and to evaluate its behavior in movement.

Body measurements “bodyscan

The “bodyscan” measurement solution is a fast and reliable way to create digital avatars as close to reality as possible.

Realized thanks to a photogrammetry solution coupled with Artificial Intelligence, this technology makes it possible to determine 120 body measurements based only on 2 photos.

Visitors will have the opportunity to create their own personalized avatar using a connected tablet to test this technology live at the show!

A new edition of Première Vision Paris not to be missed on 7, 8 and 9 February at Paris Nord Villepinte!

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