|NedGraphics launches iTex instant virtual sampling with Dutch customer Timzo Tufting Industry (NL) opts for iTex’ virtual sampling|
|Vianen (NL) – 14 March 2012|
NedSense enterprises n.v. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: NEDSE) announces today that it has inked a contract with Timzo Tufting Industry (NL) for its newly launched virtual sampling application iTex.
iTex is part of the NedGraphics suite of products and offers companies the ability to present their collection to their customers on an iPad. The virtual samples can be categorized and by a simple tap on the image, it is possible to change its colorways. Apart from a cost reduction in sampling books and collections, the carpet and weave industry can share individual products and/or the full collection with their clients instantly in the format, colorways and yarn at a ‘swipe’. This way the sales agents always travel with a full up-to-date portfolio at very limited cost, whilst offering their customers a ‘real to life’ experience in terms of visibility.
Jan Bakker, responsible for product development at Timzo, NL states: “For us, as an innovative company, it is very important to stay at the forefront of technology developments. With iTex we can offer our clients an experience which is instant, to their choice and real to the eye. Moreover this solution increases our internal efficiency by saving us costs and time as this simulation element speeds up our sales process in true dialogue with our customers”.
Based on the widely used printing, tufting, weaving and knitting platforms, NedGraphics software is utilized by today’s leading retailers, apparel brands and home fashion companies.
iTex is a new iPad based sales tool for sales managers and agents. It offers an instant virtual sample collection at the sales force’s fingertips: at lower cost, lightweight and always up-to-date with an unprecedented visibility experience – ‘seeing is touching’. Colorways can be adjusted on the spot whilst conferring with clients and prospects. The unique virtual sampling technology, allows for real (fabric) samples to be replaced by virtual samples in a comprehensive database. Color variations can be created for any type of design or fabric including prints, knits, wovens, wall coverings and floor coverings and as such there are no restrictions beyond the yarns/collections available in the organisation. Depending on company strategy, iTex also allows for tailor-made samples for customers in terms of colors and trends with a product guarantee that mirrors the virtual sample. Concise reports can be made comprising pictures and product information to support the client’s decision-making process.
About NedSense enterprises n.v. and NedGraphics
NedGraphics is a wholly owned subsidiary of NedSense enterprises n.v. Through its subsidiary, NedSense has built up an impressive track record of developing and producing software solutions for the fashion and textile industry over a period of 30 years.
NedSense serves more than 3,500 customers through a global network of over 42 resellers and agents. Its 14 offices are ideally located in the leading textile, fashion and production centers of the world. To enhance and preserve its dominant market position NedGraphics continues to invest in its highly qualified staff, market research, and product development.
The corporate philosophy and professional approach of NedGraphics ensures a close working relationship with the finest designers and manufacturers by offering them solutions which are of the highest level of functionality. It enables its clients to improve their sales through minimizing “time to market”, optimizing product development flow and reducing sampling costs. Each software solution is offered in a fully integrated modular system to guarantee the current and future operational performance.
|NedSense is listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam [NEDSE]. More information on www.nedgraphics.com and http://www.nedsense.com/|
iTex: from static image library to Instant Virtual Collection
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