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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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...
Walkway™ Assesses Bovine Knee Replacement David Anderson, DVM, used Tekscan's Walkway animal gait analysis system on an 8-year-old Jersey dairy cow named Wilhelmina to determine her level of lameness post-surgery. Wilhelmina sustained a breeding injury in December 2007 when the cruciate...
MammaCare Sensor PAD
Force Sensing Incorporated into MammaCare ® PAD System Background: MammaCare is the recognized medical and scientific standard for clinical breast examination efficiency. Developed with the support of the National Cancer Institute, this training platform is used in the US and Europe to teach...
Haptic Devices: Sensorized Thimble uses FlexiForce
Haptic Interface Force Sensing Background: In a haptic interface, the human subject interacts with a virtual display which he or she can modify based on visual, tactile, or kinesthetic feedback. In haptics applications, a properly-fitting mechanism is required to allow the user to push, squeeze, or...
Force Sensors Discourage Breakage
Force Sensors Prevent Breakage One of the challenges faced by production managers and engineers is to minimize damage and loss of product during manufacturing. Sensor Wireless Inc. has developed specialized wireless technology to solve these problems. Their wireless sensors transmit data on the...

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