The sKan: a low-cost skin cancer detection device engineered to end misdiagnosis

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Nov 9, 2017 · 4 min read
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Getting sKan deep with the winning device of the 2017 James Dyson Award | Photography Alex Griffiths
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The sKan uses low-cost thermistors and simple-to-use software making melanoma diagnosis accessible | Photography Alex Griffiths
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The sKan software visualises regions of skin as a heat map which is easily accessible | Photography Alex Griffiths
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Left: Team member Prateek Mathur, 23, shows the sKan in action Right: The sKan’s thermistor in detail | Photography Alex Griffiths
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Left: The sKan’s hardware feeds live data into custom software Right: Low cost equipment reduces the cost of a diagnosis | Photography Alex Griffiths

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