AOMS TOT Fit iOS app is designed for foot professionals, such as orthotists, podiatrist, and shoe-insert makers. It is used to assist them to manufacture foot orthoses and shoe inserts. Semi-custom foot orthoses can be designed from the app. The output 3D files generated from the app are mainly used for 3D printing now. The app is innovative and has a potential in the industry.
This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.
During each and every economic downturn in our 28-year history, we have more time to spend on our R&D. As result something new comes out, which often changes the way we make foot orthotics. There is no exception during this coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic season. We developed a product called ‘AOMS TOT Fit’.
AOMS TOT Fit changes the way we make foot orthotics. Instead of using plaster for foot molds, and instead of using a personal computer with CNC milling machines, we now are using iPad or iPhone to make the orthotic designs, and we then make the orthotic device on 3D printers. When holding the iPad in hands with the AOMS TOT Fit showing foot and orthotic moving and fitting together, it looks somewhat surreal.
Sharp Shape always innovates. Thirty years ago, almost every podiatrist used plaster bandages to cast patient’s feet and almost every orthotic lab used plaster slurry to pour foot molds. Right now, many podiatrists use 3D scanners and almost every decent orthotic lab is using some kind of automation system, and in large, plaster molds have been replaced by the MDF, which is Medium Density Fiberboard. Among these systems, AOMS is the biggest player. AOMS system is the pioneer of using the MDF in the orthotic manufacturing.
Foresee the future, Sharp Shape believes orthotic manufacturing methods are gradually changing to mobile computing. Compared with personal computers, iPad or iPhone has the portability. The modern mobile devices can scan feet accurately and 3D images can be presented in mobile devices nicely.
Besides, 3D printing is getting popular. Compared with CNC milling, 3D printing will reduce waste dramatically. When orthotics are made with polypropylene on a CNC milling machine, about 90 percent of the material go to waste. With 3D printing, almost all the materials are used on the orthotics. Currently we are still expecting for the price drop of 3D-printing. But that should change in foreseeable future.
Details regarding how to set up and use AOMS TOT Fit are introduced in
this web link
(or you can tap or click the above icon). System Requirements, Precautions & Limitations are described there too. Please read them carefully.
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