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May 2015

The Washington Post

A better way to analyze how wounds are healing

“E-Kare, a spinoff enterprise from the Children’s National Health System in the District, also uses a depth sensor that clips onto an iPad to provide 3-D images of a wound. (As of now, the app can only be used with an iPad.) The caregiver takes two sets of pictures simultaneously: the depth sensor’s images and ordinary, 2-D photos. Algorithms then analyze both sets of photos to determine the wound’s depth, area and volume.”

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