Meanwhile, SoftWear Automation, which has received backing from both Wal-Mart and the US Department of Defense, utilized a more advanced and complex concept.

Their ‘Automatic Sewing Machine’ makes use of a machine vision system called ‘ThreadVision’ to accurately produce a number of different garment designs repeatedly.

SoftWear’s robot is fully custom-built and is planned to be paired with other robots which will cut and fold material, creating an end-to-end automation solution for the industry.

Read the full article at The Manufacturer.