Mobile skin cancer screening with iPhone

With handyscope, FotoFinder presents the first device for mobile skin cancer examination via the iPhone. This digital handheld dermatoscope allows doctors to capture and save microscopic pictures of moles using the iPhone, the handyscope device and the corresponding handyscope app.

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FotoFinder invented the handyscope, a tool giving a magnified, polarized view on the skin like handheld dermatoscopes. Additionally, it enables doctors to capture and save pictures of the skin. For the first time,
doctors can keep distance during the skin examination with a handheld device and see and evaluate moles on-screen. They can easily save diagnosis results or communicate with other doctors.
FotoFinder Systems GmbH presents handyscope at MEDICA:
Hall 10 / B44

17.11.2011

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