Birmingham, UK – Delcam Crispin has released updated versions of its ShoeMaker software for 3-D concept design and Engineer Pro pattern development and grading software for the footwear industry.
The software features new functionality, revised options and an improved installation process, Delcam said in a statement.
ShoeMaker helps users to produce realistic 3-D footwear models for design and marketing reviews, while reducing the number of samples produced, the company said. New functionality includes user-defined flattening for Offset Concept Lasts (OCL), improvements to the last import with automatic detection of the centre lines, better control over the positioning of image stencils including pre-point alignment tool.
Engineer Pro helps users to produce 2-D sample and graded footwear apparent from manufacturing in the "fastest possible time, while also assisting in the management of tooling costs." Delcam said new functionality includes Single Click Boundary, a new way to create boundaries were left click in a closed area creates a boundary in the closing lines. The company has also made improvements to the speed of the boundary, chain and join functions.
Delcam of Birmingham, UK, claims to be the only supplier able to provide a complete software solution for the design and manufacture of lasts, uppers and soles.