Applications

Pressure and Force Measurement Applications

Tekscan's pressure and force sensors and measurement systems are used in a wide variety of OEM, Research and Development, and Clinical applications. If you don't see your application listed below, contact us to discuss the opportunity.

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T-Scan and TMD
Pinpoint the Source of TMD Issues with Accurate, Digital Data Patients who suffer from TMD and the debilitating side effects it causes are some of the most complex cases in dentistry. With T-Scan ® 's digital bite force data; you will feel more prepared than ever to treat (and even cure) TMD...
T-Scan Orthodontics
Successful Orthodontic Treatment Starts with Digital Occlusion Orthodontic treatment is now more accessible than ever with Invisalign, Six Month Smiles and braces for adults. While most patients seek ortho for cosmetic reasons, it is important for you to maintain a healthy occlusion so these...
Tire footprint pressure distribution output
Challenge: Tire manufacturers need to understand the changes of a tire under various loads and applications to improve handling and response. Additionally, knowing the void ratio of the tire is critical for understanding the water displacement potential of the design. Solution: The TireScan TM...
Smart Ambulatory Device designed with FlexiForce Sensors Background: According to the present edition of World Population Ageing, globally, the number of older adults (aged 60 or above) is expected to more than double from 841 million people in 2013 to more than 2 billion in 2050. This increase...
Color Balancer Quality Controlled with FlexiForce
X-Rite Uses Custom Force Sensor for Product Testing Background: X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. Their expertise is in selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color. Challenge: X-Rite’s MA98 spectrophotometer is a multi-angle tool which...
Bed Monitoring System with FlexiForce Sensors
Force Sensitive Bed Monitoring for the Elderly Background: As force sensing technology continues to evolve, so can the quality of life for elderly people and their families. A group at Massey University’s School of Engineering and Advanced Technology recently investigated the feasibility of...
FlexiForce Sensors Aid in Concussion Detection Research
Study: In 2013, a study was conducted to investigate the accuracy of the HIT system used in football helmets. The study focused on the helmet fit in high school aged football players and the assessment of the appropriate helmet size for the Hybrid III, the gold standard dummy used for impact...
Force Sensitive Video Game Brake
Force Sensor for More Realistic Video Game Braking Background: Most brake pedals for video racing games contain potentiometers to modulate the brakes. This means that the brake pedal must travel a certain distance to register a change in braking level. Real-life race cars have a different braking...
Footwear Research and Development with F-Scan
Pressure Mapping Improves Footwear Product Design and Testing! Determine if your product is performing the way you intended with Tekscan's objective, quantifiable pressure data. With Tekscan's sensor technology, you can analyze dynamic or static pressure distribution to enhance your product design...
Special Olympics and Healthy Athletes Fit Feet
The MatScan ® system was used on athletes at the Special Olympics to find potential problem areas due to increased pressure, off set center of force or other abnormalities. "Fit Feet was founded in 2003 as part of the Healthy Athletes program of Special Olympics. Our mission is to screen...

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