FAQ

December 1, 2019

Is it used in clinical trials?

Yes.

Why do I need objective numbers for skin images?

When you compare it with a thermometer, which provides objective numbers of the temperature, SCARLETRED®Vision objectively measures visual changes of the skin. Thereby, medical experts can draw back conclusions on the efficacy of treatments, or to define the state and progress of an investigated disease.

Is it already used in hospitals?

Yes

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How can I upgrade to use the basic and expert tools ?

Can my friends, parents or even grandparents make use of it?

Yes.

Can I use the system privately and for my own purpose?

Yes.

Can I as a dermatologist use the system in the clinical routine?

Yes.

Does the system provide diagnostic features?

No. The intended use of the medical device is to document and measure skin images. Only medical professionals should provide you with a diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

What can I measure with the expert tools of the online platform?

After upgrading to the expert tool, the platform can quantify:
– Erythema
– Pigmentation
– Size
– Patterns
– Scalping
– Any other color change of your skin which can be perceived with your eyes

For which indications can the system be used?

– Acne
– Acute Dermatitis
– Chronic wounds
– Drug allergy
– Epidermolysis bullosa
– Hematoma
– Hyper- and Hypopigmentation
– Onychomycosis
– Psoriasis
– Radiation Dermatitis
– Rosacea
– Skin infections
– Skin patch tests
– Skin prick tests

Who has access to the uploaded images?

The data is encrypted according to highest international data safety standards. Only you and the authorized persons who you assigned to the study have access.

Can I use the Scarletred®Mobile app without using the Scarletred®Online platform?

Yes, if you only want to take standardized skin images, store your data locally, and do not need the platform features.

What is the basic function of the Scarletred®Online platform?

Depending on your purpose, the web application can be used for single- or multi-centric data collection, exchange and monitoring. You can invite other users, generate new studies and QR codes. Furthermore, your uploaded images are automatically quality-checked by the data integrity tool and pre-analyzed with respect to visual changes.

Is it possible to use the system without the Scarletred®Skin patch?

No.

Why do I need the Scarletred®Skin patch?

It is the new gold standard for objective skin imaging. It is placed next to the investigation area and allows calibrating your images for varying light and distance conditions.

Why do I need the Scarletred®Mobile app?

Our app is the first one which allows to take standardized skin images. Depending on your application, your images can be either stored locally or securely transferred to the Scarletred®Online platform for remote monitoring and optional analysis.

What is the Scarletred®QR code for?

It is an encrypted code which is unique for every registered user and investigated subject and enables easy and secure data management and optional information exchange.

What are the components of SCARLETRED®Vision?

Scarletred®QR code

Scarletred®Mobile app

Scarletred®Skin patch

Scarletred®Online platform

What is the purpose of SCARLETRED®Vision?

It is a revolutionary dermatological software platform for objective quantification and remote assessment of skin changes.

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What is a medical device ?

According to the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, a ‘medical device’ means any instrument, apparatus, appliance, software, material or other article, whether used alone or in combination, including the software intended by its manufacturer to be used specifically for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes and necessary for its proper application, intended by the manufacturer to be used for human beings for the purpose of:

– diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, treatment or alleviation of disease,

– diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, alleviation of or compensation for an injury or handicap,

– investigation, replacement or modification of the anatomy or of a physiological process,

– control of conception, and which does not achieve its principal intended action in or on the human body by pharmacological, immunological or metabolic means, but which may be assisted in its function by such means.

Is SCARLETRED®Vision a medical device?

Yes, it is a CE marked class 1 medical device, you can download the declaration of conformity here

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I still have some questions. Whom can I ask for an answer?

Please use our contact form to get in touch with us.

How can I become a Discovery Partner?

Please apply with your skin research project and your specific demand here.

As of 2020 the Discovery Program is only offered to academics and hospital partners.

What is the benefit of applying for the Discovery Program?

Selected Discovery Partners get the full product under significantly reduced fee, for carrying out a joint R&D project, wherein SCARLETRED performs a broad set of analysis services.

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