Founded in 2007, Atlanta Georgia startup SoftWear Automation has taken in a total of $3.5 million in funding so far. SoftWear’s focus is on apparel manufacturing, and the team has built sewing, cutting and folding robots with a proprietary vision system developed specifically for the garment industry.

The Company’s “Sewbots™” (pictured above) are capable of tracking individual threads in textiles, and also detect fabric defects and individual variations of the finished product. This allows for more precision and better quality control for finished garments in an industry where significant costs are attributed to waste.

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