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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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ViTRAK Systems Inc. Research Partner awarded $25,000 in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funding

ViTRAK management is pleased to announce that Qiang Ye, a researcher from the University of Prince Edward Island, is the successful recipient of an Engage Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Qiang Ye will receive $25,000 to support the continued development of ViTRAK’s patented sensor floor technology for medical and…

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ViTRAK Systems to be featured on “21st Century Health”

Multi-Media Productions (USA) is pleased to announce that ViTRAK Systems has been selected to appear on 21st Century Health, an award winning international television series. This series will focus on Innovative Health Technology. ____________________________________________________ About Stepscan Technologies Stepscan (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) is a federally incorporated Research and Development company dedicated to the development and…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. awarded $23,000 in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funding

ViTRAK management is pleased to announce that it is a successful recipient of an Engage Grant from the Natural and Engineering Research Council of Canada and will receive $23,000 in support of the continued development of the company’s patented sensor floor technology for medical and security applications. ____________________________________________________ About Stepscan Technologies Stepscan (previously ViTRAK Systems…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. awarded $1.4 million in Atlantic Innovation Fund funding

ViTRAK management is pleased to announce that it is a successful recipient of Round VIII of the Atlantic Innovation Fund and will receive $1.4 million towards a $2.1 million Research and Development project in support the of the continued development of the company’s patented sensor floor technology for medical and security applications. ____________________________________________________ About Stepscan…

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ViTRAK Systems Inc. awarded $25,000 from Innovation PEI

ViTRAK management is pleased to announce that it is a successful recipient of a research and development grant from the Province of PEI. The Pilot and Discovery Fund grant will support the continued development of the company’s sensor floor technology for medical and security applications. ____________________________________________________ About Stepscan Technologies Stepscan (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) is…

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