Personalized Footwear with the Virtual Twin
Danish shoe manufacturer and retailer ECCO offers personalized, custom-made shoes. Engineers developed a unique MODSIM approach for use in their retail stores in order to deliver custom shoes in just two hours. After a selecting a style, the customer's feet are scanned. Using CATIA modeling software the scan becomes a 3D virtual twin with the exact measurements. MODSIM, integrated modeling and simulation, produces a custom midsole design for the shoe style chosen that has optimized for fit, form and performance.
The infographic below reveals five key steps to using MODSIM and virtual twins to delight customers with the perfect fit.