Innovation in comfort
Alsico A-move
Innovation in comfort
• Anthropometrics
• Ergonomics
• Human fit and comfort through product design
• Health care services...
Anthropometrics
Anthropometrics = data which concerns the
Dimensions of human beings
Human innovation factors
and technological design
Henry Dreyfuss versus design
Human factors:
how humans relate to the world around them

• Improving operational performance
• Safety
• Adoption through...
Technological design:
common workplace motion
repetitive motions

@AlsicoWokwear
We need safe and social responsible products
Human centered innovative design 6 steps

1. The need
2. Context of use
3. Perform function Analysis
4. Allocate functions...
Ergonomics
Study of the human well being via safe & efficient working
Relations
Ergon = work Nomos=law

Innovation in comf...
Humans vs. Tools
Humans vs. equipment
Humans vs. environment
Workplace design
The “experience” product innovation
Innovative design means awareness about :
• The human factors
• Anthropometrics
• Ergonomics
• Safe and social responsible...
Health care services
Risk management

Innovation in comfort: Alsico A-move
Does clothing restrict the use of appropriate and safe handling
techniques?
The ease of use of movements and ability to ac...
The Evolution

Human fit and comfort
through product design
Fashion often outweighs appropriateness (sports…)
Alsico A-move
Innovation in comfort

Patent pending
Alsico A-move
Innovation in comfort
Fashion often uses loose clothing in hot climates
to keep microclimate next to the skin cool
Meet our A-move innovation:

Enhances thermal comfort
Decreased fatigue and discomfort
Human centered design
Meet our A-move innovation:

Comfort =
Component fabric

Movement through pattern &
assembly
Experience through freshness
Meet our A-move innovation:
Comfort = knitted open structure
elastic breathing fabric
Aerocool® polyester yarn
capillary a...
Meet our A-move innovation:

Freedom of movement
Limited friction on skin
Continuous freshness
Target group Alsico A-move:
Hospital
Rest-home
Nursing home
Health professional
Car Assembly
Logistic personal
…
Whoever n...
Questions?
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Innovation in comfort A+A

  1. 1. Innovation in comfort Alsico A-move
  2. 2. Innovation in comfort • Anthropometrics • Ergonomics • Human fit and comfort through product design • Health care services • Alsico A-move • Questions?
  3. 3. Anthropometrics Anthropometrics = data which concerns the Dimensions of human beings
  4. 4. Human innovation factors and technological design Henry Dreyfuss versus design
  5. 5. Human factors: how humans relate to the world around them • Improving operational performance • Safety • Adoption through experience of the end user
  6. 6. Technological design: common workplace motion repetitive motions @AlsicoWokwear
  7. 7. We need safe and social responsible products
  8. 8. Human centered innovative design 6 steps 1. The need 2. Context of use 3. Perform function Analysis 4. Allocate functions 5. Analyse 6. Interfacing and experience
  9. 9. Ergonomics Study of the human well being via safe & efficient working Relations Ergon = work Nomos=law Innovation in comfort: Alsico A-move
  10. 10. Humans vs. Tools Humans vs. equipment Humans vs. environment
  11. 11. Workplace design
  12. 12. The “experience” product innovation
  13. 13. Innovative design means awareness about : • The human factors • Anthropometrics • Ergonomics • Safe and social responsible especially in public places
  14. 14. Health care services Risk management Innovation in comfort: Alsico A-move
  15. 15. Does clothing restrict the use of appropriate and safe handling techniques? The ease of use of movements and ability to achieve posture are essential for safe lifting
  16. 16. The Evolution Human fit and comfort through product design Fashion often outweighs appropriateness (sports…)
  17. 17. Alsico A-move Innovation in comfort Patent pending
  18. 18. Alsico A-move Innovation in comfort
  19. 19. Fashion often uses loose clothing in hot climates to keep microclimate next to the skin cool
  20. 20. Meet our A-move innovation: Enhances thermal comfort Decreased fatigue and discomfort Human centered design
  21. 21. Meet our A-move innovation: Comfort = Component fabric Movement through pattern & assembly Experience through freshness
  22. 22. Meet our A-move innovation: Comfort = knitted open structure elastic breathing fabric Aerocool® polyester yarn capillary action
  23. 23. Meet our A-move innovation: Freedom of movement Limited friction on skin Continuous freshness
  24. 24. Target group Alsico A-move: Hospital Rest-home Nursing home Health professional Car Assembly Logistic personal … Whoever needs freedom of movement!
  25. 25. Questions?

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