198 participants from 31 different countries attended/visited the two days conference and exhibition in Lugano, Switzerland.
The 14 technical sessions, with 58 technical and scientific presentations, were well attended. The topics discussed regarded: medical scanning systems, medical applications, full body scanning, body scanning for apparel, digital anthropometry, applications in health and sport, body scanning systems, Kinect body scanning and others.
The conference was accompanied by an exhibition where 15 manufactures were presenting and demonstrating their body scanning systems. The major technologies were represented:
The conference started with an exceptional opening session with three presentations held by Chris Lane, CEO of 3dMD (USA), Prof. Dr. Michael J. Black, director at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (Germany), Prof. Dr. Chang Kyu Park, Konkuk University (S. Korea), Scott Summit, CEO of Bespoke Innovations Inc. (USA). The program was enriched with a keynote presentation of Jean-Marc Surville, Lectra (France) and a second presentation of the invited speaker Prof. Dr. Chang Kyu Park. Moreover, five manufacturers had chosen this event to present world premieres.
The conference confirmed also this year to be the most important international event for the sector of 3D body scanning technology.
Compared to last year, the number of attendees and exhibitors remained stable, regardless of the present economical crisis.
The proceedings of the conference (ISBN 978-3-033-03651-
More inforamtion and order at the conference webpage: http://www.3dbodyscanning.org/
The 4th International Conference and Exhibition on 3D Body Scanning Technologies will take place from 19 to 21 November 2013, in Orange County, California, USA.