At ideation Conference, Gerber Technology Shares Software Updates
Digitalization is underway and at the annual ideation fashion technology conference, Gerber Technology announced major advancements in its software product lines to help make it easier for customers to adopt technology and achieve optimization through improvements in their digital workflow.
The announcements include several new advancements to the AccuMark family of products and a planned launch of YuniquePLM 8.0 coming in 2018.
"We continue to be focused on making our products easy to try, buy and most importantly easy to use for customers of all sizes," said Karsten Newbury, senior vice president and general manager of software solutions group. "The world's leading brands are relying on us to help them through their digital transformation and we are really excited to be introducing so many major product enhancements to AccuMark and YuniquePLM to support our customers."
Software advancements include:
AccuMark Cloud – Offers all the features of AccuMark, the industry-leading pattern design, grading, marker making and production planning software, with the benefits of cloud computing.
AccuMark Creator – Leverages core functionality of the industry-leading YuniquePLM product in the form of simple AccuMark add-on modules beginning with Virtual Sample Management, allowing AccuMark users easier and more efficient collaboration with internal and external partners.
3D Partnership with Avametric – Gerber is partnering with Avametric on an advanced 3D simulation engine that powers its 3D product, integrates into AccuMark 2D and gives users the most realistic representation of fabric properties to create digital samples, saving companies up to 50 percent of time and associated cost. The Avametric partnership also expands Gerber's 3D offer to cover the complete apparel value chain from retail/consumer all the way through design, development and production.
YuniquePLM 8.0 – The latest in easy-to-use, cloud-based PLM with an exciting, new modern look, more intuitive functionality and equipped with a self-guided tutorial for easier training and adoption.
Community Portal – Sign up to be part of the new Gerber Online community. Connect with experts and other users to answer your questions and to provide your input into Gerber's future product development.
At ideation 2017, customers will have a chance to demo and preview upcoming product releases in Gerber's Interactive Studio, a space were Gerber customers can interact with Gerber products and those of its technology partners simulating the entire workflow of a garment. Technology partners taking part in ideation and the Interactive Studio include: A&E, Kornit Digital, Pointcarre, Singletree Technologies, Softwear Automation, Texbase, Vizoo and Xrite.
"These product innovations are a direct result of customer input and feedback and are available for demonstrations," said Newbury. "Gaining insight from our customers is imperative to our product research and development process. Furthermore, our innovation is focused on how we enable our customers' Digital Transformation so they can be agile and competitive in today's e-commerce and internet driven markets."