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Amazing insights and innovative products using Tekscan pressure mapping, force measurement, and tactile sensors

Tekscan's patented tactile force and pressure sensing solutions provide our customers with the actionable information they need to optimize product design and improve clinical and research outcomes. Our sensors and systems are used across a wide range of applications within test and measurement, medical, dental, and retail; as stand-alone solutions or as embedded technology to create better and differentiated products. Our passion for innovation, broad expertise and commitment to quality help turn your vision into reality.


Located in the Innovation District of Boston, Tekscan has been in business since 1987. During that time, we've perfected our product, our team and our process to ensure we meet our customers' expectations. Today, the team is over 100 employees strong.

Tekscan: your trusted technology partner.

Quality - Tekscan, Inc. is committed to quality. Sensor design, manufacturing, and production happen at our company-owned ISO 9001 & 13485-certified facility. Our Technical Team is made up of electrical and mechanical engineers who consult directly with customers throughout each step of the sensor design process, from conception through production.

Innovation - Tekscan is a high technology company always pushing the limits through continuous innovation to maintain its world leading position in the area of tactile sensing. The company invests over 14% of its revenues on R&D and Innovation, similar to Google and Microsoft, and higher than the industry averages of Health & Medical (12%) and Computer & Electronics (8.8%) and much higher than the average US company (under 5%).

Company Growth - Tekscan has experienced continued growth. While we are a US company, half of our business is international. Tekscan has earned a ranking on the Inc. 5000, the business magazine’s annual listing of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

Longevity - Thanks to standing on solid financial ground, Tekscan has been able to dedicate significant resources and money to invest in itself through expanded production capabilities. Because we have no debt as a company, our customers can be confident they are making a smart and solid investment when they choose Tekscan.

We have a solution for you.

A Tekscan product is found in many different environments; in your local clinicians’ office, in an academic setting for research, a Fortune 500 company and your local retailer. Tekscan has a broad product portfolio to meet the needs of our customers. Tekscan's philosophy is to provide highly cost-effective upgrade paths to enhance and expand the utilization of our products by our customers. We have successfully integrated our technology into OEM products, and continues to develop sensors and systems that are rapidly becoming industry standards.

Force Sensors

Matrix Pressure Sensors

Pressure Sensitive Film

Position Sensors

Force Sensors Matrix Pressure Sensors Pressure Sensitive Film Position Sensors
Single point of force. Off the shelf or customizable.

For more information and multiple points of data, Tekscan offers a variety of application based systems in for dental, medical, and test and measurement.

Provides a relative measurement for static applications.

Measure position between any two surfaces and can be customized to meet your requirements.


Tekscan TechnologyTekscan technology encompasses sensor technology, data acquisition electronics, and software. Each of these areas has a number of patents, copyrights or patents pending supporting Tekscan's intellectual property claims.

Learn more about Data Acquisition Electronics including complete product specifications


Since 1987, Tekscan has been leading the way in tactile force and pressure sensing. The organization has subject matter experts in R&D, Manufacturing, Application Engineering as well as in Biomechanics and Dentistry. Your account manager will engage these resources as needed as we work to offer you the right solution to meet your application requirements and ensure you are properly trained and using the products after purchase.

Tekscan Team, January 2017Tekscan Team, January 2017

Distributors/Manufacturing Reps

DistributorsInterested in representing Tekscan?

We welcome the opportunity to discuss representation.

Interested in getting connected with a local dealer?

Tekscan products are available worldwide. Contact us and we will promptly connect you with a local representative in your area.

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