Computer-aided-design and -manufacturing solutions provider OptiTex Ltd., Israel, has partnered
with global software development company Robert McNeel & Associates to offer manufacturers and
retailers a solution that is expected to increase productivity, shorten time to market and improve
quality and fit.
The solution couples OptiTex’s flattening algorithms, technical pattern-making capabilities
and 3-D physical simulation with McNeel’s rapid prototyping and 3-D modeling capabilities to enable
digital connection of design and prototyping divisions to the relevant visualization,
pattern-making and production departments. The solution will replace physical samples with
multiple, customizable virtual prototypes.