Anthropometric data collection of Portuguese children using 3D body scanning: considerations about the scanning booth

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Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents some considerations regarding the scanning booth used in an anthropometric study done with a 3D body scanning technology.

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Campos, R. de; Carvalho, M. A.; Lopes, H. P. & Xu, Bugao May 2017.

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    Place of Publication: Bristol, United Kingdom

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Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents some considerations regarding the scanning booth used in an anthropometric study done with a 3D body scanning technology.

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Abstract: This paper presents some considerations regarding the scanning booth used in an anthropometric study done with a 3D body scanning technology. The data collected is part of a Ph.D. study conducted in Textile Engineering at University of Minho in Portugal, which aims to develop clothing for overweight and obese Portuguese children aged 2-11 years, of both genders. The challenges faced during data collection are described, and modifications of the scanning booth are proposed. It is possible to conclude that the importance of the scanning booth is key to an efficient anthropometric data collection, including the growth of this technology in the garment industry, Universities Research Institutes involved with anthropometric studies.

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  • 2017 World Textile Conference, May 29-31, 2017. Corfu, Greece

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  • Publication Title: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Volume: 254
  • Pages: 1-6
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Campos, R. de; Carvalho, M. A.; Lopes, H. P. & Xu, Bugao. Anthropometric data collection of Portuguese children using 3D body scanning: considerations about the scanning booth, paper, May 2017; Bristol, United Kingdom. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1040495/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism.