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3D technology to improve wound care, assessments and documentation for nurses and other healthcare professionals.

January 9th, 2019

Cadscan is currently developing a Tablet-PC based multispectral imaging system designed to improve wound care, assessments and documentation for nurses and other healthcare professionals. The wound management device quickly captures wound volume and bacterial presence, documents the healing process and provides best-practice treatment advice.   Wound management. At present, the treatment and management of wounds…

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Augmented reality to improve outcomes for pupils with ASD

January 8th, 2019

In response to a competition ran by the Education authority of Northern Ireland, Cadscan are developing an augmented reality system (Attain) designed to improve the educational outcomes for pupils with Autism.   Attain is a new multi-user augmented reality system designed to capture, monitor and retain the attention of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in…

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Cadscan unveils CBT app to support positive mental health.

July 31st, 2018

Cadscan has been awarded a contract as part of the SBRI Healthcare and ASHN initiative to develop interventions that support positive mental health. Under the contract, Cadscan will develop Phobot, a voice-operated conversational agent designed to deliver purpose-built cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programmes to treat anxiety in adolescents.   Mental health crisis An estimated 1…

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We’ve moved

April 13th, 2018

We’re excited to announce our relocation to a much larger office in Chester. This gives us more space to develop our expanding portfolio and accommodate our growing team. We look forward to sharing even more exciting developments with you over the coming weeks. For our most recent contact details, please visit the “Contact us” page.

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Meet Imprints at the BAPO 2018 conference

March 12th, 2018

Cadscan will be exhibiting Imprints 3D printed insoles at the BAPO conference. This will take place at the Lancashire Country cricket club between the 16th and 18th of March 2018. To discover further applications, and find out how Imprints can simplify design, manufacturing and orthotic provision visit us at stand number 60. The imprints solution…

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Diabetic foot ulcers: The pressure

October 26th, 2017

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) Foot ulcers are poor to non-healing full thickness wounds found around the patient’s ankle to plantar surface. Diabetic patients have a 25% likelihood of developing a foot ulcer, making this one of the most common form of complications. The risk of developing these ulcers are increased by: Irritated or wounded feet:…

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Digital Dentistry: What it means for your practice

September 26th, 2017

The dental industry is experiencing a digital revolution that is slowly altering the shape of dentistry. Through digitised solutions, dental professionals can benefit from a simpler, more efficient, and economical workflow to complete with or work alongside the traditional process. CAD/CAM dentistry is growing at a rapid pace, and is currently generating a lot of…

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3D printed orthotics: Imprints

August 24th, 2017

Imprints are 3D printed custom insoles designed to prevent diabetic foot ulceration. They do this by reducing the peak foot pressures that can cause  foot ulcers to develop. The fully integrated solution comprises a 3D foot scanner, automated design software and a 3D insole printer. These three components provide a complete insole design solution for…

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3D imaging and machine learning to improve dermatology referral services in the NHS

August 17th, 2017

Cadscan has been awarded a contract by NHS Scotland to develop an innovative solution for the diagnosis and management of skin conditions through the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). NHS Scotland aims to move more diagnosis and ongoing management of skin conditions away from the conventional clinic setting while still providing adequate consultation time for…

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Cadscan’s 3D body scanning makes military clothing and equipment fit

July 14th, 2017

The UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) provides clothing and equipment for approximately 230,000 service personnel serving across the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force from an inventory comprising around 25,000 items. Service personnel come in all shapes and sizes, a mix of ethnic groups and genders, all of whom can change shape during their…

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