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Press release - 21st century knitwear to benefit from smartphone made-to-measure technology for the very first-time
01/09/20 - meepl has partnered with STOLL - the leader in flat knitting machine technology - to offer bespoke made-to-measure knitwear for the fashion industry on a global scale. Read more about how meepl's body scanning technology is powering on-demand apparel customization here.
Press release - Why are clothing sizes so erratic and can they be fixed?.
25/08/20 - Sizing in clothes is a global issue. Online shopping returns are skyrocketing - but there are solutions out there thanks to technology. See how meepl helps consumers to find their right size in a recent BBC News article. Read more...
Press Article - Browzwear on "Bringing Fit Accuracy and Precision to the Online Shopping Experience"
26/06/20 - Our partnership with Browzwear is leveraging existing 3D CAD design assets from VStitcher and combinines them with the user’s meepl avatar which enables virtual try-on experiences to provide consumers with a novel and immersive shopping experiences. To read more about this technology partnership follow this link.
Press release - One in five UK consumers will never return to the UK high street ahead of doors opening on Monday. Now is the time for bold changes within retail.
12/06/20 - A study led by meepl reveals that the already declining UK high street revenues could be on the backfoot before the doors even open on Monday with one in five UK consumers (20%) saying they will avoid clothes shopping altogether in the future, choosing to shop online instead. Read the full release covering the study outcomes here.
Press Article - The Economic Times on "Covid impact: Tech walks the ramp in fashion makeover"
29/05/20 - In this recent feature by The Economic Times meepl is listed as a fashiontech company helping fashion brands and retailers to overcome the Covid-19 crisis. Read the full article here.
Press article - Forbes on how the Software Sector Swings Further Towards ‘Industry-Specific’ Solutions
13/05/20 - Forbes features meepl in an article highlighting the continues rise in vertically-aligned, industry-specific software application development. Explore this feature here.
Award - Retail Week's top pick in "Global Retail Tech Startups" 2020 report
28/04/20 - We are very honored to be listed as the Top Pick of Retail Week's "Global Retail Tech Startups" report! 🚀 Download the full report here.
Press article - Drapers on "Sizing technology: a cost/benefit analysis"
27/04/20 - This feature is on emerging sizing technologies that help brands & retailers to drive sales and reduce returns. Read the full article here here.
Press article - A1 Retail on "Clothing supply chains boosted by virtual changing rooms"
16/04/20 - This feature is about how smartphone body scanning and virtual dressing rooms help the fashion industy to become more sustainable. Read the full article here.
Press release - meepl offers struggling SMEs free access to 3D made-to-measure technology
07/04/20 - Swiss tech start-up aims to future-proof SMEs of the fashion world by offering access to body data platform. Read the full press release here.
Press article - WTIN on "Improving efficiency through 3D technology"
26/03/20 - In this recent feature René Stampfl, VP EMEA at meepl, talks about how technology is putting the consumer at the center in order to address the challenges of a changing fashion economy.
Read the full article here.
Press article - THEEE "Your perfect jeans are only a 3D body scan away"
20/02/20 - The customer's 3D body profile as the central element for made-to-measure, size recommendation and virtual dressing room services. Read the latest publication by THEEE on how meepl technology is powering the fashion industry of tomorrow, here on page 26.
Press article - Handelsjournal on "Know what the consumer wants"
27/01/20 - To reduce e-commerce returns, you have to know the consumer and what he/she wants. This is why we at meel build e-commerce solutions with the consumer's 3D body profile at its core.
Read a recent article by Handelsblatt featuring meepl's Virtual Dressing Room next to Zalando SE, Amazon, Alibaba Group, dresslife & Inspora.
Read the full article here.
Partnership - meepl partners with Gertsch Consulting
17/12/19 - Gertsch Consulting's "pod - Pattern on Demand" platform, allows for fully automated conversion of made-to-measure orders, starting from design to the finished cutting pattern. With meepl's body scanning technology at the beginning of this value chain, on-demand production gets scalable and less overproduction makes the apparel ecosystem more sustainable.
Press article - The Financial Times on "Tech entrepreneurs are transforming online fashion"
10/12/19 - With meepl's virtual dressing room technology, apparel online shopping is ready for the next generation of user experience while also making the apparel industry more sustainable!. Read the full article by Jonathan Margolis here.
Partnership - meepl partners with Bespokify
25/11/19 - Bespokify is a leading fashion-tech company that generates custom-fitted apparel patterns in seconds. Its cutting-edge technology fully automates custom pattern creation from 3D body scans, which can be cut straight to fabric within seconds of an order being placed.
Press article - "Is meepl the answer to the online apparel waste land?"
21/11/19 - IDG Connect in an interview with René Stampfl, VP EMEA at meepl on how meepl's virtual dressing room addresses the sustainability challenges of today's apparel industry. Read the full article here.
Press release - meepl launches first Virtual Dressing Room
14/11/19 - We are delighted to announce that the first Virtual Dressing Room using meepl technology is now live! Interested in finding out more and what is next to come? Click here.
Research - Our recent publication has been accepted to the ICCV 2019
08/08/19 - With our recent publication GarNet, we get the honour to be part of this years International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), taking place in Seoul at the end of October. The research project is part of the research collaboration between meepl and CVLab at EPFL Lausanne.
Read the publication here.
Market Research - Capgemini
27/05/19 - Capgemini featured Fision in an article on how 3D body models can revolutionize apparel online shopping for brands, retailers, and customers. To read the article follow the link here.
Press Article - Textilwirtschaft on "Diese Startups haben Speed drauf"
27/03/19 - The renowned Gereman fashion newspaper features Fision in "Diese Startups haben Speed drauf" which translates to "These start-ups ensure speed" about making shopping more efficient. Read the article here.
Press Article - e-tailment.de
18/03/19 - e-tailment.de featured Fision in their startup section. If you are interested to read the article on how to leverage a personal 3D body avatar for online shopping (in German) click here.
Press Release - Fision at "World of Digital Fashion"
07/03/19 - Under the term "World of Digital Fashion", Fision is part of overall six companies who have come together and jointly will present their solutions for apparel customization at Texprocess 2019. Read the press release here.
Recap - Fision at EuroCIS 2019
27/02/29 - For the second year Fision was presenting its software solutions at the EuroCIS in Düsseldorf. A keynote on "The New Era of Mass Customization" and being part of the "Guided Retail Technology Innovation Tours" are just a few of the Fision highlighs on which you can have a more detailed insight here.
Interview - How AlphaTauri sees the future of fashion
04/02/19 - We interviewed Lukas Gant, Head of Digital at RedBull's fashion brand AlphaTauri on how AlphaTauri sees the future of fashion. To see what Lukas thinks and how Fision supports AlphaTauri in delivering a new shopping experience to their online customers click here.
Research - Fision & EPFL
05/12/18 - GarNet: A Two-stream Network for Fast and Accurate 3D Cloth Draping.
In this collaborative project between Fision and EPFL we introduce a novel architecture to fit a 3D garment template to a 3D body model. Read the publication here.
Press Article - Fision 3D Body Scan featured by SRF
08/11/18 - SRF featured Fision's mobile 3D body scanning solution in an article on customized clothing ordered online("Kleider nach Mass aus dem Internet"). If you are interested to read the article (in German) click here.
Press Article - Ixtenso Retail Trends
02/10/18 - iXtenso asked our CCO Yvonne Bieri what retail will look like in ten years from now. Find her answer on how she thinks the apparel industry will change in the upcoming years here on page 17.
Press Article - Ixtenso Online
13/07/18 - Return rates in ecommerce are an omnipresent challenge which all brands and retailers are faced on a daily basis. iXtenso asked René Stampfl on how perfectly fitting clothes can prevent ecommerce returns and how new technologies are leveraged to solve this problem. Read the interview here.
Press Article - Fision shortlisted for RBTE Innovation and Trails Awards
01/05/18 - Fision's Virtual Dressing Room has been shortlisted for the RBTE Innovation and Trail Awards 2018! Amongst a record number of entries this year, the virtual dressing room was one of 16 which has been shortlisted by an independent panel of judges.
Press Article - Textilwirtschaft on "Six trends to change fashion commerce"
02/03/18 - The renowned fashion newspaper Textilwirtschaft features Fision in an article on "six trends to change fashion commerce". Read the article here.
Award - Fision wins an Outdoor Industry Award
21/06/17 - Fision wins the 2017 Outdoor Industry Award in the category 'Start-Up' for its novel mobile 3D body scanning technology.
"Great idea: a real innovation that will go down well with end consumers. The Fision Size Advisor will make it easier to select the right size when shopping online." -- Jury Statement