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Discussing Computerized Movement Tracking and Analysis in Healthcare, Biometric Security, and All Things Pressure Analysis

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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ViTRAK Systems Inc. Announces Name Change

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – (September 11, 2017) – ViTRAK Systems Inc. is excited to announce their new name: Stepscan Technologies Inc. Stepscan® was originally the name of the company’s gait and plantar pressure analysis system.“ViTRAK was the company name and Stepscan® was the product name. It was confusing for some people,” explains President and CEO Crystal…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. Announces Major Software Upgrade

ViTRAK Systems Inc. announces major software upgrade for its Stepscan® Gait and Plantar Pressure Analysis System Stepscan® software upgrade featuring expanded functionality including the ability to record and analyze walking patterns of patients equipped with prosthetic limbs or orthotic shoe device. Charlottetown, PEI – (December 20, 2016) ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) is pleased to announce…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. Releases New Video Imaging Module For Its Stepscan® Gait Analysis System

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – May 6, 2016 – ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its video capture module as a new feature of its Stepscan® gait analysis software. Our pressure sensitive floor tile system and gait analysis software measures under foot pressure distribution as well as all temporal and spatial…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. Awarded Major Contract

Charlottetown, PEI – (October 26, 2015) ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Federal Government to supply its Stepscan® gait analysis system to three Canadian hospitals. Stepscan® is a patented pressure sensitive electronic floor tile system combined with proprietary gait analysis software. The system is able to capture and analyze…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. presented with the Technology Application of the Year Award

ViTRAK Systems Inc. presented with the Technology Application of the Year Award at the Innovation and Technology Association of Prince Edward Island’s Annual Industry Awards Gala Charlottetown, PEI – (25th June 2015) ViTRAK Systems Inc. was honored with the Technology Application of the Year Award at the provincial awards ceremony that celebrates the Island’s growing…

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ViTRAK to receive NRC-IRAP funding

Charlottetown, PE – (June 22, 2015) ViTRAK’s commitment to continuing Research and Development of its movement tracking and analysis technology is again demonstrated with the recent announcement of funding of up to $45,546 through the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The funding will support ViTRAK’s efforts to further develop its…

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