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Wöhrl uses 3D Body Scanner for customized clothing

Franconian fashion house with new range on offer in its newly-expanded flagship store in Nürnberg, Germany. Effective immediately, Wöhrl is also represented on the consumer website ‘bestfit4you’ in the form of a company portrait

Kaiserslautern, 14, December 2004 – Human Solutions GmbH of Kaiserslautern, Germany, has succeeded in gaining a further well-known retail partner in Modehaus (Fashion House) Wöhrl: From now on, aficionados of perfectly-fitting clothing can get themselves digitally measured with a 3D Body Scanner in their Nürnberg flagship store CityWöhrl. The technical integration of the retailer and individual manufacturer is carried out via the software solution RETAILOR. Apart from that, Wöhrl is now represented by a company portrait on the www.bestfit4you.com internet site. Human Solutions developed this website for the garment industry in order to broaden consumer awareness of customized clothing.

bestfit4you: Shopfinder & More

Human Solutions has been operating this website since the 12th of July this year. The site's focal point is a Shopfinder, which shows the way to the nearest retailer. The database behind this search function is maintained by Human Solutions; all fashion houses and stores that use the Human Solutions customized clothing solution are included. Retailers can also expand their company portraits free of charge – e.g. with details of current sales drives, information about the main focus of particular ranges and new picture material, etc.

“Customized clothing depicts self-assurance, exclusiveness and expression of one's personal style", says Wohrl's Mr. Ott. "Our fashion consultants make use of cutting-edge technology to achieve a wholly traditional objective - achieving the realization of the customer's wishes."

Wöhrl

Rudolf Wöhrl founded his first business for menswear and boys' wear in Nürnberg in 1933. Today the Wöhrl Group has 2,500 permanent employees and annual sales generated by its 40 houses are around 399 million dollars (207 million British pounds). Project WöhrlCity, aimed at significantly expanding and enhancing the company's presence in Nürnberg, will be completed by the end of 2004. The company is still family-owned.

You'll find more information on Wöhrl customized clothing at www.woehrl.de

Human Solutions GmbH

The Human Solutions GmbH is a worldwide software and system house with around 75 employees in Kaiserslautern, Germany and Detroit, USA. The company develops and sells hardware and software solutions for body scanning, ergonomics and simulation applications. Human Solutions GmbH has over 300 customers, including famous names like DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Volkswagen, Airbus Industries, the German Federal Army, Karstadt and C & A of Hamburg, windsor, van Laack and many more.

Our Performance Spectrum: Ergonomics, Simulation and Body Scanning

For the past 15 years, Human Solutions has offered solutions for the capture of the electronic measurement data and the simulation of human beings. Over 70% of all automotive manufacturers worldwide use the human model RAMSIS for the ergonomic calculation of movement sequences.

RETAILOR is a worldwide, unique data platform created to sell high quality menswear and ladies' wear through the retail trade. This innovative system links automated body measurement (using a 3D Body Scanner) with computer-supported product selection and immediate order dispatch - simply yet powerfully. Since the effort of cutting individual made-to-measure clothing no longer exists, the retail trade can offer customized clothing from renowned manufacturers at ready-made prices.

Press Contact:

Human Solutions GmbH

Alexandra Lang

Europaallee 10

67657 Kaiserslautern

Tel. 49 (0)631-303 5600

Fax. 49 (0)631-303 5700

alexandra.lang@human-solutions.com

www.human-solutions.com

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Eva Fröhlich
Phone: +49 (0)631 343 593 73
presse@human-solutions.com