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Tekscan Leads the Way in Innovative Pressure Measurement Solutions at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston

Tekscan, Inc., a leading provider of technologies for analyzing gait, foot function, sway and biomechanics will be showing and demonstrating its cutting-edge products at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics meeting in Boston, July 6-11, 2014. Company representatives will be on hand in booth #38 to discuss advancements that are changing the field of research in lower limb and biomechanical evaluations for human and animal assessments.

Tekscan will feature a wide variety of lab based biomechanical assessment and application technology solutions.

  • F-Scan® Wireless in-shoe foot function & gait analysis system - Accurate, reliable data measurements, thin high resolution sensors, synchronization with Tekscan systems and external systems and data export capabilities.
  • Portable and lightweight HR Mat® pressure measurement system - High-resolution mat system for easy and reliable testing featuring automated 3-Box, Peak Pressure, and Stance Timing analyses, in addition to Sway Analysis.
  • K-Scan™ joint analysis system - In-situ measurements of joint dynamics that provide a better understanding of how the articulating bones are functioning and loading on contact surfaces.
  • Pressure Mapping Software Development Kit (SDK) – Allows direct access to the functionality of Tekscan’s sensors and signal conditioning electronics to enable data to be transferred directly into third party software and systems

“The Tekscan systems offer reliable force and pressure data for evaluating foot function, gait, balance, sway and more”, said Norman Murphy, PhD, Director of Product & Market Research & Development, Tekscan, Inc. He continued, “With the new software releases for the F-Scan and MatScan systems, researchers will be able to save time analyzing data by using the automated 3-box, peak pressure and center of force velocity calculations. Critical for researchers, results can be exported via reports that present a complete picture of the phenomenon under study.”

Join Tekscan at booth #38 to learn more about these solutions and hear how Tekscan will support research to help with ideas for upcoming and future projects.

For more information call 617-464-4500 ext. 425 or visit www.tekscan.com/asb

About Tekscan

Tekscan is the world’s leading innovator and manufacturer of tactile pressure and force measurement sensors and systems. Our customizable, minimally invasive sensing solutions enable customers to integrate our technology into their design to create innovative and differentiated products, by measuring where others cannot. Our passion for sensor technology, investment in research, and application engineering expertise enable us to help turn the vision of our customers into reality.

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