Gerber unveils AccuMark 3D version 12.1 fashion software
June 12, 2019 - United States Of America
Gerber has announced the release of AccuMark 3D version 12.1. The leading fashion software is empowering users to virtually visualise a design concept quickly. This enables them to make real-time design iterations, reduce their sampling time, and integrate the flow of data from design to manufacturing to get new styles to market faster than ever before.
In fashion and apparel, 3D technology can be a game changing enabler as the demand to move from concept to production is accelerating faster than ever before to stay ahead of what is trending. While speed has become a new mantra, consumers are looking for experiences, personalised products and brands who strive to bring fashion to market fast but also in a sustainable and socially conscious way.
“Our customers are embracing a new pace in the way they design, develop, and produce fashion. We are leading the way, innovating rapidly, and launching key features like our newest AccuMark 3D that leverages our best in class Avametric simulation technology. With these innovations, our customers are finding AccuMark 3D can be trusted as a reliable fit tool as simulations expose pattern and fit errors that need to be fixed,” Mary McFadden, vice president of CAD product management at Gerber said in a press release.
The recent release is a significant step forward in the AccuMark 3D platform. Users can trust that the 3D model they see on screen is actually production ready, not just a beautiful rendering. This makes pattern validation easier and faster than ever, adding 3D simulations within Gerber’s core AccuMark 2D pattern design software (PDS). In version 12.1, updates made in 2D are quickly visualised and tested with tension mapping in 3D to ensure the perfect fit and improve speed in the design process. Now pattern makers see production patterns in the same window as the 3D simulation, which ensures accuracy of the final product and increases efficiency in the overall product design and development workflow. Coupling 3D visualisation with 2D patterns ensures the garment can be produced technically correct without any additional operation saving brands time and allowing them to deliver on their promise of high-quality garments in a more sustainable way.
The 3D simulations can also be exported as a shareable file that allows team members without AccuMark to view it in 3D. The file can be viewed within applications like Gerber’s YuniquePLM where product teams can add comments and annotations. Recent updates also enable AccuMark to be launched from within YuniquePLM, improving collaboration and enabling quicker iterations on styles. (GK)