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Catching Seniors Before They Fall: Part II

High-tech Fall-Risk Metrics and Technologies We often think of looking into the future like taking a peek at Christmas gifts before the big day – sometimes it’s just better not to know. When it comes to senior care, however, a crystal ball could come in handy, helping to prevent future falls. In our last blog,…

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Catching Seniors Before They Fall: Part I

Tools for Fall-Risk Assessment Just about every fall-risk research paper begins by underscoring how frequent falling occurs – more than 1 in 4 individuals over the age of 65 fall every year, a fifth of which lead to injury and too often death.  It’s surprising, then, that there have been a great many approaches proposed…

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The Top 10 Things You Can Do with a Pressure-Sensitive Floor

Gravity is always dragging us down. To keep on top of it, we apply pressure to the surfaces we come into contact with, usually through the soles of our feet. Although short pressure sensitive pedways and force plates have been around for a while, pressure-sensitive flooring is a relatively young concept and opens up some…

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New Multi Subject Tracking API For Use in Military Training Applications – StepTracker™.

CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Stepscan Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of StepTracker™ its new multi-subject tracking API for use in military training and simulation. StepTracker™ addresses the unmet need of identifying and tracking individual war fighters as they move through shoot house/ training facilities while engaged in close combat…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. launches new mobility assessment tool for assessing hospital patients and nursing home residents for accidental falls.

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (January 17, 2019) Stepscan Technologies Inc. launches new mobility assessment tool for assessing hospital patients and nursing home residents for accidental falls. Stepscan® is a pressure sensitive electronic floor tile system and software for analyzing gait and balance. Stepscan Technologies Inc. announced today the launch of its new mobility assessment tool specifically…

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Stepscan releases Software Version 2.2 with concussion module and rapid report development capabilities

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (July 3, 2018) –Stepscan Technologies recently released Version 2.2 of their Stepscan® Gait Analysis Software. This newest version features several break-through upgrades that further advance the Stepscan® system’s competitive advantage. The first major new feature of Stepscan® 2.2 is a concussion analysis module. Previously, Stepscan had automated reports for gait analysis and…

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Biometric Recognition by Gait: A Survey of Modalities and Features

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (February 13, 2018) –Dr. Patrick Connor, Research and Development Lead at Stepscan Technologies, is published this month in the online journal Computer Vision and Image Understanding. Dr. Connor’s paper, ‘Biometric Recognition by Gait: A Survey of Modalities and Features’, was a collaboration with biometrics expert Dr. Arun Ross of Michigan State University….

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. and Deltason Medical Ltd. Sign Distribution Contract

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE (February 13, 2018) – Stepscan Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce their new distribution contract with Deltason Medical Ltd. (Deltason) of Hong Kong. Through this deal Deltason becomes a representative of the Stepscan® Gait Analysis System, marketing and distributing it to healthcare professionals within their territory. Deltason is a Southeast Asian distributor of…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc exhibiting at APTA Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (January 18, 2018) – Stepscan Technologies Inc. is excited to be an exhibitor at the ninety-eighth annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (APTA CSM) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference will be hosted February 21-24 between the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Hilton Riverside New Orleans, and…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. joins Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association

  CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (November 23, 2017) – Stepscan Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce their membership with the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA). With approximately 200 members, ACADA is a collaborative organization representing the interests of the aerospace, defence, marine and security industries in Atlantic Canada. For over a decade, they have…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. newest client of Emergence and member of the PEI BioAlliance

  CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (October 30, 2017) – Stepscan Technologies Inc. is thrilled to be welcomed as the newest client of Emergence Bioscience Business Incubator (Emergence), and a member of the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance (PEI BioAlliance). Emergence is a “not-for-profit virtual business incubation program” focused on helping young Canadian bioscience and food sector companies…

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Stepscan Technologies Inc. to participate in Canadian Technology Accelerator Health IT Philadelphia

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (October 3, 2017) – Stepscan Technologies Inc. is excited to be selected as one of six Canadian companies to be a part of Canadian Technology Accelerator’s Health IT (CTA HIT) Fall Cohort 2017. CTA helps to connect Canadian technology companies to U.S. markets, providing opportunities for investment and partnerships. Their six-month HIT…

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