After selling Timbuk2 in 2005, Rob was looking for a new way to apply his skills in mass customization
The concept of mass customization
was first identified in "Future shock" (Toffler, 1971) and was later described in "Future perfect" (Davis, 1987).
Coverage encompasses theoretical foundations and best practices related to the design and development of mass customization
of traditional products as well as e-services with personalized features based on user preferences and human factors.
As the practice and research of mass customization
develops, there is increasing understanding of how it can be implemented in terms of manufacturing capability and expertise, data transfer and management, the implementation of business systems, and the development of product architectures.
combines product customization according to individual consumer needs with concerns of cost efficiency.
Brian Conlin, vice-president of operations, says mass customization
means having a fully automated production facility capable of doing "customization on the fly," with special programming tools on their CNC machines known as parametric programming.
It is likely that this type of mass customization
will be available in the near future to users of pesticides and other toxic, environmentally sensitive materials.
focuses on providing consumers with a "common" product when, where, and how they want it.
Manufacturers worldwide - including Toyota, Harley-Davidson, Align and many others - turn to Raindrop Geomagic as their technology partner for mass customization
and quality assurance.
Your friendly neighborhood burger purveyor, McDonald's, is in the process of taking mass customization
from theory into reality and now I get it.
Senior living developers need to adopt that strategy, which is known as mass customization
In some businesses, notably information-related ones, mass customization
is becoming a must.