pedar®: Dynamic pressure distribution inside the footwear.

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The pedar system is an accurate and reliable pressure distribution measuring system for monitoring local loads between the foot and the shoe. The pedar offers the ultimate versatility with its multiple standard features and operating modes. The pedar utilizes the plidar electronics.  The plidar transmits the pressure data via WiFi to the computer, where it is displayed real time. It can also store data on-board with 64 GB memory. 

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All of these features make the pedar system extremely mobile and flexible to meet virtually all testing needs such as walking, running, climbing stairs, carrying loads, playing soccer, or even riding a bicycle. The results are therefore more relevant to real-life.

The pedar system connects to highly conforming, elastic sensor insoles that cover the entire plantar surface of the foot, or to sensor pads for the dorsal, medial or lateral areas of the foot. The pedar sensors use capacitive technology – known to provide the best accuracy for pressure measurement on the human body. The pedar system allows multiple synchronisation options to be used i.e. with video systems for gait analysis.

Applications of pedar system:

  • footwear shoe research and design
  • kinetic analysis of free gait in biomechanics
  • long term load monitoring
  • sport biomechanics
  • biofeedback

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pedar packages:

Different levels of pedar measuring software are available as below:

Features of pedar insoles:

  • 99 sensors per insole
  • measurement frequency:  20,000 sensors/second
  • shoe sizes 22 – 51 (European shoe sizes)

More details about technical information and different sizes are available on pedar insole page.

 

Features of pedar software:

  • individual sensor selection
  • online and off-line modes
  • pressure picture in 2D, 3D and isobar view
  • numeric display
  • animation of foot contact phases
  • maximum pressure picture (MPP)
  • step selection
  • step timing analysis
  • averaged and individual gait lines
  • comparison and difference pictures
  • calculation of regional loadings
  • ASCII output
  • simultaneous video recording
  • audio feedback for force and pressure values
  • long term body load analysis
  • integrated into novel databases
  • wide range of scientific analysis software
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PEDAR - the most accurate foot pressure measurement insole
pedar®: Dynamic pressure distribution inside the footwear.

Bluetooth telemetry
The pedar works with Bluetooth wireless telemetry system in a wide range. The pedar system includes a built-in Bluetooth system and communicates with various Bluetooth PC adapters. The telemetry allows the user to watch the subject and at the same time fully control the testing from a PC. The dynamic pressure data can be viewed online and the subject advised how to perform. The system is a perfect tool for teaching and for biofeedback testing.

 

 

 

trublu calibration device
With the aid of the trublu calibration device, all sensors of the pedar system are individually calibrated. Calibration guarantees accurate and reproducible data and can be checked by the user at any time.

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pedar pad

The pedar pad is a highly flexible sensor for measurements on the dorsal side of the foot inside the shoe. It can be combined with pedar insoles for simultaneous measurement of the plantar and the dorsal aspect of the foot to monitor the shoe-fit.

Technical data for the pedar pad:
• Number of sensors: 56 (7 x 8)
• Size of one sensor: 10 x 20 mm²
• Sensor area: 70 x 160 mm²
• Pressure range: 15.0 – 600.0 kPa
• Sensor resolution: 0.5 sensor/cm²

 

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pedar pad inside the shoe (dorsal)

Options:

pedar:

number of sensors 99 sensors per insole
size any shoe size

pedar-medical:

number of sensors 99 sensors per insole
size any shoe size
certification CE certified, according to Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC

Technical specifications analyser:

  dimension (mm) 49 x 31 x 20
  weight (g) 54
  number of sensors (max) 256
  measurement frequency up to 400 Hz
  storage type 64 GB
  computer interface WiFi
  operating system Windows, Mac
  power supply rechargable and extendable battery

 

Technical specifications sensor:

 shoe size   22 to 51 (European), 3 widths
 thickness (mm)   1.9 (min. 1)
 number of sensors   85 – 99
 pressure range (kPa)   15 – 600 or 30 – 1,200
 hysteresis (%)   < 7
 resolution (kPa)   2.5 or 5
 offset temperature drift (kPa/K)   < 0.5
 minimal bending radius (mm)   20

 

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