PLM System Support for Collaborative Development of Wearable Meta-Products Using SBCE
Nowadays, in the era of Internet of Things, people tend to be more tied to connected products seeking to ease and improve quality of life and find new ways to make things such as daily tasks differently. In this context, the world of clothing has noticed a big advance that transformed the life of customers. Customers are no longer looking for a simple piece of garment, but more the services that they can benefit from. Wearable Meta-Products are intelligent hybrid products made of garments, sensor networks and applications, interacting with users and the environment capable of real time data processing and storage, with capabilities to extend functionalities by communicating with other things. The development of Meta-Products is complex and requires close collaboration of the multidisciplinary team. This work proposes the Set-Based Concurrent Engineering (SBCE) specification applied to Meta-Products supported by PLM system an innovation enabler.
KeywordsMeta-Product PLM ALM New product development SBCE Collaborative design
The authors would like to thank the European Commission for the financial support of the EASY-IMP project (G.A: 609078) and the project partners for their collaboration.
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