New Products for the Imaging Industry

Cardiology PACS from INFINITT North America

Offering customers a complete management solution for the cardiology enterprise, INFINITT North America, Phillipsburg, NJ, has launched the INFINITT Cardiology PACS, which features image management software and image acquisition, storage, display, and Web distribution devices. The Web-based product has a user-friendly interface that is designed for the cardiology specialist’s workflow, supporting cine CT and offering measurement tools for cath, echo, noninvasive vascular, ECG, and CT 3D images. The dual-monitor configuration allows side-by-side comparison of images, viewing of images along with the report, and thumbnail images that can be enlarged to full screen viewing. The application will display, measure, and print the ECG telemetry for XML-based ECG and provides enhanced 2D/3D/4D processing for improved diagnostic quality and productivity. The system is in full compliance with industrial standards including IHE, HL7, and DICOM.

(908) 387-6960

Quadro GPU from NVIDIA

NVIDIA, Santa Clara, Calif, says its new Quadro GPU package is the most advanced visualization product line ever. The series includes the NVIDIA Quadro FX 5800, a 4GB, ultra-high-end solution that allows professionals to work with large-scale models and datasets; NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800, a mid-range solution designed for optimized quality, precision, performance, and programmability; NVIDIA Quadro FX 580, which boosts productivity for a variety of industry-leading volume CAD and digital content application; and NVIDIA Quadro FX 380, a professional-class graphics solution that aims to be energy efficient and affordable. The products span from sub-$100 entry level to stand-alone visual computing systems. This new line also introduces NVIDIA SLI Multi-OS, which enables 3D workstation virtualization on the Quadro GPU.

(800) 995-8946

FiatLux Visualize from FiatLux

FiatLux Imaging Inc, Redmond, Wash, recently demonstrated the advanced visualization capabilities of FiatLux Visualize, which is optimized for the next generation of tablet computers for the health care industry such as the new Panasonic Toughbook H1 Mobile Clinical Assistant. The technology processes images from patient exams on board the computer, allowing health care professionals to address the growing demand for clinical data access at the patient bedside and at the point of decision throughout the hospital. The solution permits users to view, manipulate, and analyze MPR, MIP, and detailed 3D representations from CT and MRI exams virtually anywhere, anytime. Cardiologists, neurosurgeons, and orthopedic surgeons can use FiatLux Visualize for image analysis, surgical planning, and improved patient communication and understanding at a price tag that is significantly lower than that of traditional workstations.

(425) 605-0902

Coronary Imaging Catheter from Boston Scientific

Looking to improve the deliverability of its intravascular ultrasound technology, the iLab Ultrasound Imaging system, Boston Scientific Corp, Natick, Mass, has debuted the iCross Coronary Imaging Catheter. IVUS technology allows physicians to view detailed images inside the heart and coronary arteries. The iCross Catheter features a Bioslide Hydrophilic Coating that has been shown in bench tests to provide a 28% improvement in pushability in challenging anatomy. As the company’s latest advance in ultrasound technology, the Coronary Imaging Catheter builds on the success of Boston Scientific’s Atlantis SR Pro Catheter. Especially useful in the visualization of coronary intravascular pathology in patients with complex coronary artery disease, the iCross enables physicians to identify lesion characteristics with improved image quality and deliverability.

(508) 650-8000

Notebook Cart from AFC Industries

At the recent HIMSS meeting in Chicago, AFC Industries Inc, College Point, NY, displayed its new compact, lightweight Notebook Cart, which can be easily and conveniently positioned almost anywhere in a medical facility. Adding new functionality to small spaces, the cart enhances workflow by bringing computer technology within easy reach. The maneuverable cart features a compact, round base with rubberized casters and a retractable keyboard tray with optional slide-out mouse support. The cart is pneumatically height-adjustable and has a lockable notebook cover to keep equipment secure. Its under-the-desktop power strip has a retractable cord to help eliminate clutter from busy medical environments. AFC Industries President Amir Rotlevi explained that the company designed the cart so facilities could create small, mobile workspaces, allowing them to take advantage of increased use of notebook computers in the health care environment.

(800) 663-3412

DURABOOK MT10 Mobile Clinical Assistant from GammaTech

GammaTech Computer Corp, Fremont, Calif, has announced the new fully rugged, compact DURABOOK MT10 mobile clinical assistant (MCA) model with Intel Health technology. The company said it developed the DURABOOK MT10 for health care professionals who work in highly mobile environments that require rugged devices. Based on Intel’s mobile clinical assistant reference architecture, the DURABOOK MT10 assists customers in enhancing workflow, productivity, and operational efficiency in order to help reduce costs, improve clinical decision-making and quality of care, and increase patient safety. According to GammaTech, the versatile military-standard MCA can withstand a drop from 4 feet and functions in humidity levels as high as 90% and as low as 10%. It is fully sealed and resistant to alcohol (80% percent or less), bleach, iodine, and common hospital disinfectants, and it operates in temperatures between 5º C and 35º C and can be stored in temperatures between -20º C and 60º C. The product comes equipped with 4 wire resistive touch-screen capability that can be manually enabled or disabled in seconds, antiglare glass, and palm rejection functionality.

(800) 995-8946

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