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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.4

Force Sensor Array (FSA) Software
Force Sensor Array (FSA) Software Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: The Force Sensor Array (FSA) system consists of one or more sensing mats which measure pressure. The metrics of this mat are recorded via an interface module, cables, computer software, and often a manual calibration kit. The FSA mat connects to the computer through the Interface Module hardware equipment and Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable included with the system. This software allows users to scan, record, annotate, file and share the information gathered by the sensors.

This product stores data on the user`s local hard drive and does not require the use of a database.

This technology does not have a product page and the software is only provided by the vendor upon request.

The vendor has a newer product, BodiTrak, that has replaced the functionality of Force Sensor Array (FSA) Software.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.7
Decision Date: 07/02/2019
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Vista Medical LTD.
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/02/2019).