Shima Seiki Releases Updated App

Japan-based Shima Seiki Mfg. Ltd. recently updated its smart device app known as The app was designed to showcase Shima Seiki’s original knit collection as 3D images in virtual space. Designs can be viewed and rotated 360°, and using virtual reality (VR) goggles, can be seen in 3D.

New features on the app include an augmented reality (AR) mode — which allows a virtual model sporting Shima Seiki original knitwear to be viewed within the user’s actual surroundings for a real-world presentation of the design — and an ultra-realistic fabric viewer, which allows a user to view virtual samples in full detail. The free-of-charge app is available for iOS and Android devices as well as Macintosh and Windows personal computers.

March/April 2019