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Next event: 3DBODY.TECH2018, Lugano, Switzerland, 16-17 October 2018

October 29 - Conference successfully closed



The second International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies was successfully closed on the evening of 26th October 2011.

205 participants from 28 different countries attended the two days conference in Lugano, Switzerland.

The 12 technical sessions, with 60 technical and scientific presentations, were well attended. The topics discussed regarded: medical scanning systems, medical applications, body scanning for apparel, garment draping simulation, digital anthropometry, applications in health and sport, scanning technologies, body scanning systems and others.

The conference was accompanied by an exhibition where 15 manufactures were presenting and demonstrating their body scanning systems. The major technologies were represented: laser scanning, white-light scanning, active and passive photogrammetry, kinect scanning, application software. The application sectors were also various, from apparel to medicine, from entertainment to biometry and others.

Two invited speeches and one keynote presentations were held at the conference: Prof. Dr. Thomas Vetter from the University of Basel (Switzerland), Mr Chris Lane, CEO of 3dMD (USA) and Mr Thabo Beeler from Disney Research Zurich (Switzerland). Additionally, five manufacturers had chosen this event to present and announce world premieres.

The conference confirmed also this year to be the most important international event for the sector of 3D body scanning technology.

Compared to last year, the number of attendees remained stable and, regardless of the present economical crisis and the strengh of the Swiss francs against other currencies, the number of exhibitors doubled. In any other conference, trade fair, exhibition, were so many different body scanning systems exhibited in the same place.


Opening and closing presentations:

The opening and closing presentations of the organizer Dr. Nicola D'Apuzzo are available as PDF files at the following links.

Opening presentation: PDF file (2MB)


Closing presentation (extended version): PDF file (16MB)


Proceedings:

The proceedings of the conference (ISBN 978-3-033-03134-0) are available as hard copy (350 pages) and/or cd-rom. The cost of the proceedings is 150CHF.
For orders, please contact the conference office.
The contents of the book can be downloaded as PDF file.

Proceedings


For the next year we will organize two different events:

The Asian Workshop on 3D Body Scanning Technologies
April 17-18 2012, Tokyo, Japan
www.3dbodyscanning.org/A2012

3D Body Scanning Technologies

and

The 3rd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies
October 16-17 2012, Lugano, Switzerland
www.3dbodyscanning.org

3D Body Scanning Technologies

We are looking forward to see you next year again!


October 21 - Over 200 participants

We have now closed registrations for 3D Body 2011.
We look forward to welcoming over 200 delegates from 30 different countries to Lugano next week.

October 15 - New Exhibitor

Styku LLC (USA) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Styku

Styku has created the webs only virtual fitting room that truly simulates fit. Styku's VFR is designed to overcome the main barrier in on-line apparel sales: the inability to "try before I buy". By overcoming this barrier, Styku is revolutionizing the way consumers shop on-line and retailers sell on-line.

October 11 - World premiere to be presented

TELMAT Industrie

We are pleased to announce that TELMAT Industrie (France) will show world premieres at the conference.
The new version of SYMCAD II body scanner will be shown at the conference exhibition. The autonomous, free-standing private booth and scanning system features automatic body positioning control, as well as a synthetic voice system that welcomes the customers into the booth, helps them find the ideal position, and then automatically triggers the measurement process. SYMCAD II is unequalled on the market with an acquisition time of 0.5 seconds for the entire human body.

October 9 - Program: extended version

The extended version of the conference program (with list of exhibitors, conference highlights, world premieres) is now available as: PDF file.

3D Body 2011 - Program

The conference is announced to be the most important international event in 2011 for the sector of 3D body scanning.
The topics covered are: face and body scanning for medicine, body and foot scanning for fashion and apparel, digital anthropometry, computer graphic animation, scanning technologies and body scanning systems.
Conference facts:
- 12 technical sessions in parallel during two days, with about 60 presentations
- 3 invited talks in plenary sessions (Disney Research, Continuum Fashion, University of Basel)
- parallel exhibition with demonstrations of body scanning systems and software solutions
- announced 6 world premieres

October 6 - Three world premieres to be presented

TC2

We are pleased to announce that [TC]² Corp. (USA) will announce, present, demonstrate 3 world premieres at the conference.
The new KX-16 body scanner will be pre-announced for availability in 2012. The KX-16 is a new model of the market leading NX-16 and LC-16 full body scanners but with Primesense (Kinect and Xtion) sensors, at a new lower price point never seen for full body scanning systems.
In addition, [TC]² will be releasing a "reference design" package for the KX-16 for those who wish to assemble their own scan booths but utilize them with the [TC]² Body Measurement System software.
[TC]² will also launch and demonstrate live at the exhibition the "ImageTwin" body scan and avatar application site for smartphones, tablets and PC's. This site will now be universally available for all human body digitization data sources including manual measurement upload, 3D full body scan data, and home scan sensors such as Microsoft Kinect.

October 6 - World premiere to be presented

SpaceVision

We are pleased to announce that SpaceVision Inc. (Japan) will present a world premiere at the conference. The very new version of its portable, small, light, fast 3D full body scanner will be demostrated live at the exhibition. The technical details will be presented during a technical session.

October 4 - World premiere to be presented

XYZ RGB

We are pleased to announce that XYZ RGB Inc. (Canada) will present a world premiere at the conference. XYZ RGB will showcase their new Scanner Killer BASE and PRO suite, including a sneak peak at an upcoming SK toolkit. Additionally, the presentation by Helmut Kungl will demonstrate real-world applications of their various 3D technologies spanning over a decades work in Hollywood feature films, Next Generation video game titles and industrial applications.

September 28 - World premiere to be presented

corpus.e

We are pleased to announce that corpus.e AG (Germany) will present a world premiere at the conference. The new modular concept of the new bodyscanner of corpus.e will be unveiled by Sven Munk at Technical Session 11 "Medical Scanning Systems II".

September 26 - Announcement from Lectra

Lectra

Lectra will demonstrate at the exhibition Modaris V7, the latest version of its apparel pattern-making and grading software solution. Modaris V7, now with fully-integrated 3D prototyping technology, helps fashion companies optimize the conception phase of their collections, essential to ensuring profitability and competitiveness.

September 26 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

Orscan Technologies Ltd (Israel) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Orscan Technologies

Orscan Technologies provides modular and configurable 3D software, hardware and designed solutions based on multi-view passive 3D sensing technology for a variety of applications. At the exhibition, Orscan Technologies will demonstrate its smart 3D DBL-Vision module, which enables full synchronization to acquire multiple images for multi-view 3D applications.

September 26 - More than 100 registrations

We are pleased to announce that until now we have received already more than 100 registrations, with delegates from various countries. The conference, organized this year for the second time, is therefore going to be a very succcessful international event.
Please note that we will not be able to accept registrations on site. If you wish to attend the conference and exhibition, ensure you register by filling our registration form available here.

September 16 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

corpus.e AG (Germany) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

corpus.e

corpus.e designs 3D imaging and 3D scanning systems. At the conference exhibition, corpus.e will demonstrate its 3D foot scanning and measurement system lightbeam, based on the patented MagicalSkin technology.

September 8 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

SpaceVision Inc. (Japan) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

SpaceVision

SpaceVision is a leading manufacturer of innovative 3D imaging solutions used in various application fields. At the exhibition, SpaceVision will demonstrate its portable, small, light, fast 3D full body scanner.

September 1 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

ELINVISION UAB (Lithuania) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

ELINVISIONn

ELINVISION designs and produces measuring and control devices, machine vision systems, 3D laser scanners, digital dental cameras and software. At the conference exhibition, ELINVISION will demonstrate its 3D foot scanner.

August 20 - New sponsorship level: very affordable, with shared exhibition space

The conference office has decided to offer a new sponsorship level which includes a full registration and shared exhibition space at a extremely convenient cost (only 100CHF more than the conference registration fees for participants).
The STANDARD sponsorship is ideal for firms that wish to exhibit at the conference small equipment, as hand-held scanners, foot scanners or modular scanning units.
Further details and the sponsorship registration form are available at this link.

August 8 - Invited Talk - Prof. Dr. Thomas Vetter

Prof. Dr. Thomas Vetter from the Graphics and Vision Research Group of the University of Basel will give an invited talk at the opening session of the conference.

University of Basel

Research in the group of Prof. Vetter concentrates on the problem of automated image understanding. The researchers combine methods from Machine Learning, Computer Graphics and Computer Vision to implement Analysis-by-Synthesis Systems for an automated image perception.
The talk at the opening session of the conference will probably regard works and projects conduted in the sectors of 3D face scanning and 3D face modeling.

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July 20 - Hotel Booking Form

Hotel information (pdf file) and hotel booking form (word file) are now available.
More details and information here.

July 6 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

Lectra SA (France) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Lectra

Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions (software, CAD/CAM hardware and associated services) designed for industries using textiles to manufacture their products. Lectra's software Modaris 3D Fit enables, through powerful visualization and realistic materials rendering tools, the fit and style of models to be verified using 3D virtual mannequins.

July 3 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

TELMAT Industrie SA (France) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

TELMAT Industrie

TELMAT Industrie is a world leader in 3D body scanning and automated body measurement. The high-speed 3D digitization process SYMCAD has already enabled to successfully scan and measure more than 800'000 individuals nowadays. SYMCAD 3D body scanner will be demonstrated at the conference exhibition.

July 1 - New Sponsor/Exhibitor

Dimensional Imaging Ltd (UK) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Dimensional Imaging

Dimensional Imaging is a world-leading supplier of human body 3D & 4D surface image capture and analysis solutions. Dimensional Imaging systems are based on the company's DI3D passive stereo photogrammetry technology and are being used for a range of applications such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, burns treatment, facial recognition and entertainment.

June 29 - Preliminary Program

The preliminary program of the conference program is now available as: PDF file.

3D Body 2011 - Preliminary Program

The preliminary program of the conference is structured during two full days, in an opening session, 12 technical sessions in parallel, a plenary session with an invited talk and a closing session.
More than 50 oral presentations will be held covering the main sectors of 3D body scanning: face and body scanning for medicine, body and foot scanning for fashion and apparel, digital anthropometry, computer graphic animation, scanning technologies and body scanning systems.

June 21 - Submission of abstracts closed

Submission of abstract is now closed and the preliminary conference program is being prepared.
The number of received abstracts (over 50) is within our expectations. The conference promises therefore to be a very successful event of two full days with a program of more than 50 oral presentations, additional poster presentations and live demonstrations of equipment. The main sectors of 3D body scanning will be covered: face and body scanning for medicine, body and foot scanning for fashion and apparel, digital anthropometry, body size measurement campaigns, computer graphic animation, development of 3D body scanning systems.
The conference will have a marked international character with authors and participants from all over the world.
A preliminary list of institutions, universities, private companies and organizations, participating actively at the workshop with presentations, is available here.

June 20 - New Sponsor

VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH (Germany) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

VITRONIC

VITRONIC is one of the leading organizations worldwide in the field of machine vision. VITRONIC is also developer and manufacturer of body scanning systems employed by Human Solutions. At the conference exhibition, VITRONIC will demonstrate its 3D full body scanner VITUS.

June 16 - Invited Talk - Continuum Fashion

Continuum Fashion will give an invited talk at the opening session of the conference.

Continuum Fashion

Continuum Fashion has recently launched in the market the world's first ready-to-wear, completely 3D-printed article of clothing, the N12 Bikini. All of the pieces, closures included, are made directly by 3D printing and snap together without any sewing.
The custom bikini is modeled and printed to the exact body dimension of customers. The completely digital process of garment production includes the generation of a 3D torso model from body measurements and the design of the custom swimsuits on top of it. N12 represents the beginning of what is possible for the near future.
The talk at the opening session of the conference will probably regard the digital processes involved in this new technology innovation.

June 14 - Invited Talk - Disney Research Zurich

Prof. Dr. Markus Gross, head of the Computer Graphics Laboratory of ETH Zurich and director of Disney Research Zurich, will give an invited talk at the conference.

Disney Research

Disney Research Zurich is one of two external research laboratories that have recently been established by The Walt Disney Company and by its business units. The mission of the two laboratories is to conduct applied research in computer animation, geometric modeling, computational photography, image generation, video processing, artificial intelligence, robotics, and related fields.
Among other topics, Prof. Gross will probably discuss the current state of technology achieved at Disney Research on 3D face capture and face modeling.

June 6 - New Sponsor

Human Solutions GmbH (Germany) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Human Solutions

Human Solutions is a world market leader for body scanning and ergonomics simulation. Systems from Human Solutions are used by more than 300 companies worldwide. At the conference exhibition, Human Solutions will demonstrate full body scanning systems.

June 5 - Extended abstract submission deadline June 20th

The number of received abstracts until now (more than 40) is within our expectations. The conference promises therefore to be a very successful event with a full program of more than 50 oral presentations covering relevant sectors of 3D body scanning, as general anthropometry, face and body scanning for medicine, body and foot scanning for fashion and apparel, body size measurement campaigns and development of 3D body scanning systems.
The conference will also have a marked international character with authors and participants from all over the world.
Upon various requests from private firms, universities and institutions, the deadline for abstract submission has been prolonged until June 20th.

May 30 - New Supporter

Oltre il CRM - Beyond CRM, a book by Michela Ornati (Italy).

Oltre il CRM

Beyond CRM - The Customer Experience in the Digital Era, by Michela Ornati, in collaboration with Fabio Orlando Bernardini. The book draws from the contribution of fashion and luxury professionals and includes B2C and B2B case histories and testimonials of Italian excellence.
The author Michela Ornati, an Italian-American with extensive experience in the luxury and fashion sectors, supports the conference.

May 15 - Registrations open

Registrations to the conference are now open. Please note the discounted prices for registrations before June 30th, 2011. Details and registration form here.

May 14 - New sponsorship policy: 9m² exhibition space included

Because of the strength of the Swiss franc against other currencies (last year it rose almost 10 per cent against the dollar and more than 15 per cent against the euro), the conference office has decided to offer extremely convenient sponsorship fees.
Premium sponsors can now reserve up to 9m² exhibition space at the conference without additional costs.
Further details and the sponsorship registration form are available at this link.

May 1 - 2nd Announcement

The Second Announcement and Call for Paper is published: PDF file.

3DBody2011 2nd Call

Deadline for submission of extended abstract: June 4, 2011.

April 30 - Program outline

Outline of the conference program

Program Outline

The preliminary program of the conference is structured, during two full days, in an opening session, 12 technical sessions (in parallel), 2 poster sessions and a closing session.
A parallel exhibition allows manufacturers of scanning equipment to demonstrate live their products to all participants.
Breaks and social events are planned in order to increase the possibilities for building relationships and exchanging ideas between the authors, participants and sponsors.
An outline of the conference program is now available: preliminary.jpg.

April 8 - Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors

The Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors is published: PDF file.

The sponsorship opportunities at the conference are very appealing and affordable.

Further details and the sponsorship registration form are available at this link.

March 28 - New Sponsor

4DDynamics (Belgium) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

4DDynamics

4DDynamics is best known for its modular and configurable 3D white-light scanning system Mephisto. At the conference exhibition, 4DDynamics will demonstrate face and body scanners composed of multiple scanning pods.

March 25 - Partner Conference

C3D World (China) is partner conference.

C3D World

China International 3D World Forum & Exhibition, C3D World. Amassing the latest global 3D information, technology and applications of 3D display, web 3D, digital technology, home entertainment. The 7th C3D World takes place from April 8th to 10th, in Shenzhen, China.

March 24 - New sponsor

Shanghai Yin Science and Technology Co.,Ltd. (China) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

Yin Group

Shanghai Yin Science & Technology is market leader in Asia for CAM/CAD/CAS systems for cloth, luggage, shoes, hat, automotive, aviation and furniture industries. At the exhibition of the conference, Shangai Yin Science & Technology will demonstrate the new 3D body scan system YIN HY-Scanner310 developed especially for the garment industry.

March 16 - New sponsor

3dMD LLC (USA) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

3dMD

3dMD is the world leader in 3D body scanning for medical applications, with well more than 800 3D cameras worldwide. The ultra-fast high-precision 3D surface imaging devices and the powerful software application software will be demonstrated at the conference exhibition.

March 14 - New Sponsor

[TC]² - Textile/Clothing Technology Corp. (USA) joined the conference's sponsorship program.

TC2

[TC]² and its associated brand, ImageTwin, are the world leaders in 3D body scanning hardware and software. [TC]² provides 3D body scanning solutions in apparel, virtual fashion, health/fitness, medical, gaming, and online virtual worlds applications.

March 13 - Asian Workshop canceled

We regret to announce that it has now been decided to cancel the sister event, the Asian Workshop on 3D Body scanning Technologies, due to the terrible tragedy occurred in Japan.
Our thoughts are with all those affected by the earthquake and devastating tsunami.

February 6 - 1st Call for Papers

The First Announcement and Call for Paper is published: PDF file.
The deadline for submission of extended abstracts is April 30.

January 28 - Partner Conference

VIEW Conference (Italy) is partner conference.

VIEW Conference

VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, Medical Imaging, 3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. VIEW 2011 takes place from 25th to 28th October in Torino.

January 24 - Announcement

The Conference Announcement is published: PDF file.

The Second International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies will take place during two days in October at the same venue in Lugano, Switzerland as last year.

The first dedicated international 3D body scanning conference of year 2010 was successfully closed on the evening of 20th October 2010. Over 210 participants from 30 different countries attended the two days conference in Lugano.

The program included two full days of dual-track presentations divided into 14 technical sessions on a wide variety of 3D body scanning research, developments, and applications from all over the world.

Eight different 3D scanner hardware companies participated in the accompaining exhibition. The major four technologies were represented: laser scanning, white-light scanning, active and passive photogrammetry. The application sectors were also various, from apparel, to medicine, entertainment and others.

Hopefully we will have a similar success for the 2nd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, October 25-26 2011, Lugano, Switzerland.

Sponsors are also welcomed to submitt their sponsorship requests to the conference office.

January 24 - Webiste

The website of the 2nd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies 2011 is online: www.3dbodyscanning.org/2011.

2nd International Conference on 3D BODY SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES, Lugano, Switzerland, 25-26 October 2011