FotoFinder Unveils New Imaging Technologies


FotoFinder presented new devices for early skin cancer detection at the World Congress of Dermoscopy in Brisbane last month. Among new developments is the connection of a mobile dermatoscope for iPhone with an online webspace where doctors can request a second opinion on suspicious moles.The new mobile and stationary devices offer better diagnostic accuracy for doctors and more safety for patients, according to the company. handyscope, the digital handheld dermatoscope for mobile skin cancer examinations is already used in Australia and New Zealand. It enables doctors to capture and save microscopic pictures of moles using their iPhone, The company's currently available handyscope device for iPhone and the corresponding app provide for a magnified, polarized view on the skin. Now, the new online-platform “Hub” allows doctors to upload handyscope pictures to their private webspace in the cloud-like web-database via a secured connection to store them and request a rating from international skin cancer experts. Photos of suspicious moles can be immediately sent to the expert team for second opinion.

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