TechConnect Innovation Program

Tactile Imaging

Advanced Tactile Imaging, Inc., NJ, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Translating the sense of touch into a computer image. New imaging modality with high resolution pressure mapping of vagina, pelvic floor support structures and muscles in action. Strong IP.

Primary Application Area: Medical Devices

Technology Development Status: Commercial Product

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 9

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: To improve women healthcare.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Corporation

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 48M

Website: http://www.tactile-imaging.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date: This technology is being developed by Artann Laboratories within the scope of the NIH/NIA grant AG34714 "Vaginal Tactile Imager for Pelvic Floor Biomechanical Assessment", Phases I, II and IIB in 2008-2015.

Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings, Federal Grant

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners