Digital Technology——The Inevitable Tendency of Clothing Industry in 21~(st) Century
ZHOU Li-hua(Donghua University, Shanghai 200051,China)
In the 21~(st) century, with the rapid development of the computer technology and network information, all kinds of trades are realizing the new environment of survival and new chances of development. The condition of the digital technology in the clothing industry is studied, the development of Fashion CAD and CAPP is mainly introduced, the tendency of digital is analysed from the aspects of 3D-garment design system, intelligence, integration and networking. It comes to the conclusion that if we want to modernize the clothing industry, we must rely on the digital technology to invent some practical software and establish the CIMS system.