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What are 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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Why 3D dental scanners are a must-have for dental practices

May 11th, 2017

The idea to use CAD/CAM technology in dentistry was conceptualised by Francois Duret in the 1970’s with the intention of minimising practitioner’s work flow. Over the last 4 decades, the concept has been aggressively tuned and refined to introduce an array of benefits that outweigh those associated with traditional methods, finally achieving Duret’s goals. The…

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Upcoming events

March 2nd, 2017

We will be visiting the TCT Show in Shanghai from 8th – 10th March and DF Con in Houston from 23rd – 25th March. We’re particularly interested in meeting with clinicians to discuss how our latest technologies can help prevent diabetic foot ulceration. If you’d like to arrange a meeting please contact us.

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Arab Health

January 29th, 2017

We’ll be exhibiting our new imprints system at the Arab Health conference in Dubai from 30th Jan – 2nd Feb 2017. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting at stand Z1.H56. Imprints® are 3D printed, personalised insoles for the prevention of diabetic foot ulceration. 25% of people with diabetes will develop…

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Marketing Executive Position

November 8th, 2016

We’re searching for a Marketing Executive. For details about the role and how to apply please look on our job board: http://cad-scan.co.uk/jobs/

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DepthPhase® Patent Granted

October 3rd, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that a US patent has now been granted for our novel 3D scanning technique, trademarked as DepthPhase®.

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Summer escape

September 15th, 2016

We timed this summer’s outing for the hottest day of the year, when our team tried to puzzle its way out of the rooms at Escapism Chester. Fortunately those who remained locked-in the “Area-51” and “Espionage” rooms were kindly let out by staff at the end of the event. Great fun and highly recommended!

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Bespoke, on-demand insoles

March 10th, 2016

We’re pleased to announce a new project, funded through the UK’s Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). In collaboration with Staffordshire University, Gyrobot, Recreus Industries, Plymouth University and JB Medical the project will develop a low-cost, on-demand system to manufacture bespoke insoles. The aim is to reduce the risk of people with diabetes developing foot ulcers. You can learn more about…

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