CAMBRIDGE, New Zealand (BRAIN) — New Zealand-based bike fitting company Velogicfit has launched a new 3D Motion bike fitting system for bike retailer use.
The company said the new version of its system is easier to use and allows customers to see the effect of position changes in real time.
The company launched its first version in 2015 and says it offered the first cycling-specific motion capture system to use coloured passive markers, which Velogicfit says provides better accuracy and ease of use than the more common harness-based systems.
Velogicfit’s technical director David Bowden said the new version is easier to use.
“Our biggest hurdle was that the system relied on being able to clearly identify colors – and that meant background color and lighting in the fitting areas had to be carefully considered. We also felt there were too many steps to collecting and collating the data.
“So, we’ve spent six months giving the system a major overhaul, offering a much simpler user experience, both in using the system and for setting up the fit area. The technology also provides a cutting-edge experience for the customer.”
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