Taking Scanning and Custom Seating to the Next Level!

LiDAR scanning on iPad Pro with Scaniverse.

Ride Designs is excited to announce effective May 1, 2022 we are no longer providing scanners with our shape capture tool kits.

Since the inception of the RideWorks app in 2017, our Ride Certified Practitioners have utilized the Structure Sensor 3D scanner attached to an iPad to create a 3D scan of captured shapes – shapes which are then submitted via RideWorks for the making of Ride custom seating systems.   All tool kits supplied to Ride Certified Practitioners between March of 2017 and May 1, 2022 utilize this method.

We are pleased to introduce a new scanning method, utilizing LiDAR technology via an app called ‘Scaniverse’ installed on an iPad equipped with a LiDAR scanner (iPad Pro 2020 or later*).  This method does not require the attachment of a separate scanning device to the iPad. 

If you order Ride shape capture tools after May 1, 2022 you will not receive a scanner and scanner bracket.  You will receive an iPad Pro with no scanner.  You are seriously going to love this new method!  It’s simpler, requires no extra attachments or chargers, and it’s even more accurate.

Each tool kit containing an iPad Pro will also include these instructions for using the Scaniverse app to scan your captured shape and submit it to Ride.

If you have a Structure Sensor scanner from us, but also have an iPad Pro that was made in 2020 or later, you are welcome to install the Scaniverse app and use it instead of the Structure Sensor scanner. We are happy to accept either method of scanning. 

Onward and upward!

Mission accomplished!

Hope you were able to catch some of the Paralympic action. All of us at Ride developed a personal connection to the US Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team when Matt Scott (front and center) visited shortly before the Games, looking for a more optimal connection with his wheelchair.

While at Ride, Matt allowed us to film him speaking about his wheelchair basketball story and the importance of seating to his health and career as a professional athlete.

A five-time Paralympian, now a two-time gold medalist, Matt was also voted by Team USA to be the flag bearer at the closing ceremonies — well done!

Read an earlier post about Matt, here.

Java Cushion: “Game Changer”

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Michael Franz writes in “Identifying the Game Changers So You Don’t Have To, about how much the Ride Java Cushion has positively affected his health and well-being. His column is featured in the February 2020 issue of New Mobility magazine. Thanks for the shout-out! Learn more about how the Java Cushion works here.

 

2020 Custom Certification Courses announced

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The course is designed specifically for clinicians and suppliers who want to take their seating skills to the next level. Learn why coming to Colorado for the course could be a game-changer for your seating practice, here.

Plan now to take a Ride Custom Certification Course in 2020!

January 9 – 10
February 27 – 28
April 23 – 24
July 30 – 31
October 22 – 23
October 29 – 30

Registration is open; class size is limited. We look forward to hosting you for a great educational experience at Ride Designs in Colorado.

Just the Facts: Complex Rehab Technology (CRT)

For your reference in advocating for protecting access to equipment for all CRT users, this guide was developed by NRRTS and their CRT user coalition, Unite4CRT. Be sure to contact your member of Congress to ensure that they understand how important CRT is to the independence and health of wheelchair users. Tell your story to bring it home.

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