Hometrica Consulting was founded on April 2004 by Nicola D'Apuzzo (Ph.D.) in Switzerland. It is an independent consulting firm based on over 15 years experience of Nicola D'Apuzzo in the fields of 3D body scanning, 3D human body measurements, digital photogrammetry, machine vision and image processing.
Technical consulting is the company's main activity. It provides advice and expert assistance on wide ranging issues in the field of human body measurement and 3D surface digitization, associated with project management, equipment purchase, product development and technology information.
Hometrica Consulting is listed in the commercial register of Canton Ticino, identification number CH-020.1.046.046-8. The logo of Hometrica Consulting is listed as trademark in the Swiss trademark register, trademark number 569741.
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Nicola D'Apuzzo, Ph.D., MSc.ETH
Nicola D'Apuzzo received his Master's Degree in 1996 in mechanical engineering (Dipl. Masch.-Ing. ETH) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) in the field of robotics and biomedical engineering. He then worked as researcher at the Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry of ETH Zurich and he received his Ph.D. degree (Dr. sc. techn.) in 2003 in the field of human body and face scanning.
He is highly specialized in 3D surface digitization and image processing techniques, particularly in applications for human body measurements. He has 12 years of experience in technology consulting and more than 15 years of experience in research and development, in private firms and educational institutions, on 3D surface digitization techniques, 3D data processing, motion tracking, image processing and machine vision.
He speaks and writes fluently in English, Italian, German, French and has good Spanish knowledge.