Bad news, girls: new research suggests that lifelike virtual humans could take over the runway
Wrapping a digital layer around a virtual Body won’t solve fit- You need to connect that virtual body the digital layer, the human and the clothing, not at teh end point but from the start of the design process . There’s still a lot to figure out till we’re at that point . As i pointed out to @DazedMagazine A 3d avatar is about individual uniqueness in fashion it’s also about fit and visualizing how it looks on one’s "double". Let’s face it supermodels don’t do that. A 3D avatar of a supermodel is a merchandizing product for her brand. That’s an added value. I first wrote on 3D avatars , in fashion and Yahoo’s patent application for search involving 3d avatars in 2008/9 . Most comanies are only now connecting the dots. You still need a high powered digital scanning setup and even then ave even then few have started compensating for multi-ethnic differences including how technology sees’ darker skin tones and differing body proportions. Unless these are solved it simply playing with digital
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