Stepscan Story Part I: Who is Stepscan?

Downtown Charlottetown and its water front photographed from the air at sunset

Who is Stepscan? And How Did a Marine Biologist End Up Founding a Med Tech Business? Recently, I started an email series for our subscribers that’s a little different than our usual content. As Stepscan celebrates 10 years in business, I thought our audience might enjoy learning about our history. A peak behind the scenes…

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Stepscan, CyberNB and UNB Collaboration

Two Doctors stand on new biometric tiles installed at the new Cyber Centre facility in Fredericton

Stepscan, CyberNB and UNB Collaborate on Pioneering Gait-Based Biometric Security One small section of flooring, one giant leap for access security. Biometric security is becoming increasingly familiar, with fingerprints and facial measurements used to unlock doors and devices not only in secure facilities, but in everyday life. Prince Edward Island-based Stepscan Technologies has developed a…

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Stepscan’s New Mobility Assessments

Stepscan launches fall risk and mobility assessment tool for hospital patients and nursing home residents Stepscan is happy to announce the launch of a new mobility assessment tool. Accidental falls are a widespread and serious threat to patient safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that between 50-75% of elder patients suffer…

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Stepscan Software Release: Version 2.2

Stepscan releases Software Version 2.2 including concussion module and rapid report development capabilities CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Stepscan recently released Version 2.2 of their Stepscan® Gait Analysis Software. This newest version features several break-through upgrades that further advance the system’s competitive advantage. A concussion analysis module is the first major feature of Stepscan® 2.2. Previously, Stepscan’s…

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Dr Connors in Computer Vision & Image Understanding

Computer Vision and Image Understanding Cover Image

Biometric Recognition by Gait: A Survey of Modalities and Features CHARLOTTETOWN, PE  – 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…

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Stepscan at 2018 APTA CSM in New Orleans

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – 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 the New Orleans Downtown…

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Stepscan Becomes Member of 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 grow.…

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ViTRAK Changes Name to Stepscan

ViTRAK Systems Inc. Announces Name Change CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – 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…

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Major Stepscan Software Upgrade Announcement

Stepscan software screenshot of a gait recording with an assistive device labelled and its pressure maps appearing in grey

Stepscan Technologies (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) announces major software upgrade for its Stepscan® Gait and Plantar Pressure Analysis System Upgrades to Stepscan® software features expanded functionality including the ability to record and analyze walking patterns of patients using prosthetic limbs, orthotic shoe devices, or other assistive devices. ViTRAK Systems Inc. (ViTRAK) is pleased to announce…

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Stepscan’s New Video Imaging Module Release

Patient Moves Across Stepscan System Observed by Clinician

Stepscan Releases New Video Imaging Module for the Stepscan® Gait Analysis System Stepscan (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its video capture module as a new feature of its Stepscan® gait analysis software. The system’s pressure sensitive floor tile system and gait analysis software measures under foot pressure distribution,…

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Stepscan Awarded Major Federal Contract

Stepscan Pressure Sensitive Gait Analysis Technology

Stepscan Technologies (previously ViTRAK Systems Inc.) has been awarded a contract from the Canadian Federal Government to supply its Gait Analysis System to three Canadian hospitals. Stepscan® is a patented pressure sensitive electronic floor tile system combined with proprietary gait analysis software, which captures and analyzes patterns of mobility and balance in patients as they…

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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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