Does the Stepscan® have regulatory approval?
The Stepscan® gait analysis system is a registered Class I medical
device with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada.
How do I clean and disinfect the tile hardware and components?
Clean the Stepscan® tile and cables with 70% medical grade alcohol.
UV disinfectant wands may also be suitable.
Does Stepscan® work with both Microsoft and Apple software?
The software used to read the hardware was developed on Windows. We
have no immediate plans for migrating the software-hardware interface to
work on other operating systems.
Do I have to install the Stepscan® into the floor like my force plate?
It is not necessary to install the Stepscan® tiles into the floor, the
device can be overlaid overtop any flooring surface. Should you want
to install the device into the floor as you would a force plate you
certainly can do so.
“has ...the potential to amount to a new “vital sign” in the assessment of musculoskeletal disease, neurological disorders... as well as conditions of the frail elderly...”