STEPSCAN BLOG

Discussing Safety in Senior Care, Biometric Security, and All Things Pressure Analysis

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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An On-Ice Measurement Approach to Analyse the Biomechanics of Ice Hockey Skating

Imagine what we could learn about the biomechanics of ice skating with an electronic Stepscan® flooring system covered with synthetic ice http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4431820/

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ViTRAK Attends First MedTech NB Event

ViTRAK CEO, Crystal Trevors, and Sales Director, Irene Gaudet, were invited to speak at the inaugural MedTech New Brunswick. Both women said they were honoured to be a part of such an impactful meeting with other industry leaders. Read more about MedTech NB here: http://www.policyresearchnetwork.ca/events/medical-technologies-nb-strengths-strategies/ _________________________________________________ About Stepscan Technologies Stepscan (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) is…

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What’s new for ‘Gait Analysis’

This recently published study highlights the need for high-quality clinical data for comparing orthopedic surgery approaches and recommends  gait analysis as a tool for eliciting the long-term implications of surgical approach on clinical outcomes i.e. restoration of function. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4373995/

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ORS Conference

The ORS 2015 conference is still in full swing. Come see us at Booth #338 http://www.ors.org/2015annualmeeting/

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ViTRAK Attending Homeland Security Symposium

ViTRAK Attending 2015 Homeland Security Symposium Underfoot pressure and gait data have been shown to be useful in discriminating between individuals.  ViTRAK’s electronic flooring system has great potential to advance the science of gait biometrics for the security industry. ViTRAK’s Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dr. Patrick Connor, will be presenting the results from his preliminary research…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. closes $2 million funding round

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – (November 20, 2014) ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) announced today that it has raised up to $2 million in funding from a syndication of local PEI investors including the Regis Duffy Bioscience Fund and associated companies. ViTRAK will leverage the funds to continue enhancing its product and to support sales and…

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