Data For Every Body

BODDImagine all the things you could do with an accurate digital representation of your body that includes height, weight and BMI, eye colour, muscle mass, bicep or calf girth, bone density, shoe size and more. Bodd has, and the Melbourne-based company is putting it into practice.

It starts with a body-scanning turntable device, which creates a complete set of measurement data via a very user-friendly, non-intrusive process.

The subject simply steps onto the scanner’s rotating platform, accesses the controls through a touch screen, stands with feet slightly apart and hands slightly away from the sides and rotates slowly for about a minute. Stereoscopic lenses like you’d find in a digital camera CCD then capture every possible anatomical detail.

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