Using ForceDecks Vision

ForceDecks Vision is currently in beta and is only available on iPads. Feedback on this feature can be sent to

Note: Ensure you have the latest version of the ForceDecks iOS App installed on your iPad.

Step 1 - Enable ForceDecks Vision 

  1. Log into the ForceDecks iOS App
  2. Go to Manage 
  3. Select Recording 
  4. Ensure that Enable Video Recording is set to Yes 
  5. Click Save 

Step 2 – Test Setup 

  1. Go to Test 
  2. Ensure the ForceDecks plates are turned on, and you are located near the plates to ensure a strong Bluetooth connection. (If required, refer to Bluetooth Connection Guide.) 
  3. Select your ForceDecks plates.    
  4. Go to Profile 
  5. Select a Profile (Ensure that “Allow Photo and Video Recording” has been allowed for that Profile. This setting can be changed by editing the Profile.) 
  6. Go to Test Type 
  7. Select Auto-Detect, or select Pre-Select and scroll down to select the test type 
  8. Go to Tags 
  9. Add or Manage Tags, as required. 
  10. Go to Video Recording 
  11. Select On 
  12. Move the device and change its orientation so the Profile is appropriately captured by the camera. 
  13. Select Start 

Step 3 – Adjust the location of the ForceDecks Vision preview 

  1. Drag the ForceDecks Vision preview box around the screen to your preferred location. 
  2. The ForceDecks Vision preview box can be swiped off the screen to hide it entirely, or swiped onto the screen to bring it back. 

Step 4 – Zero Force Plates 

  1. Ensure nothing is touching the ForceDecks. 
  2. Click Start to zero the ForceDecks plates.     

Step 5 – Weigh Profile 

Ask the Profile to assume the starting position on the plates and to remain as still as possible. 
Note: ForceDecks will automatically begin to detect the individual’s weight after zeroing. If you skip weighing you can re-weigh the individual during the test recording. Learn more about Weighing Profiles in ForceDecks iOS App. 

Step 6 - Recording a Test 

  1. Instruct the individual to perform the required test protocol (refer to ForceDecks Test Protocols). 
  2. Once the required reps are completed, click Stop

Step 7 – Reviewing the ForceDecks Vision results 

  1. Click the video camera button on the left side of the screen to view ForceDecks Vision results. 
  2. Select a rep to view with the square icons at the top of the screen. 
  3. Select a key moment or phase to view from the list on the left side of the screen. 
  4. Start or pause the video by tapping it. 
  5. Drag your finger left or right on the video to rewind or advance the video. 
  6. Tap the left or right side of the video to rewind or advance by single frames. 
  7. Change the playback speed of the video via the button the bottom right corner.

Step 8 – Uploading test results to VALD Hub 

  1. Click Finish 
  2. If required, click on tests to change test type, or reps to discard reps from results. 
  3. Click Upload to upload tests to VALD Hub and ForceDecks.