CT Lung CAD
R2 Technology Inc, Sunnyvale, Calif, offers the ImageChecker® CT Lung Version 2.0 CAD software system and AutoPoint™ temporal comparison feature for reviewing multi-slice CT chest examinations. The new system features an expanded PACS integration for workflow efficiency, and will be the only CT Lung CAD option integrated into the Vitrea workstation’s CT Lung visualization package. Other features include the AutoPoint temporal comparison option with 3D registration for automatic tracking of nodules over time, and a tabular report featuring key images and information on nodule volume and density changes. www.r2tech.com.
New CCD X-ray Detectors
Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, introduces the Xaminer™ series of CCD digital x-ray detectors. IDC Xaminer is designed for large, cost-sensitive market segments and adapted from technology on which the company’s Xplorer™ line was based. (866) 975-6737; www.imagingdynamics.com.
ETS-Lindgren, Glendale Heights, Ill, is partnering with Everbrite Lighting Technologies, Milwaukee, to provide Everbrite’s Medlux lighting solutions in its shielded enclosure projects. Medlux lighting products are designed for MRI, and include the graphic panel illuminator, a wall mount graphic panel illuminator, and ceiling-based recessed down-lights. Medlux lighting systems offer more than 10 years of continuous use. (630) 307-7200; www.ets-lindgren.com.
Sencore, Sioux Falls, SD, introduces the PP5006 ProjectorPro for precision calibration of video projection systems. The PP5006 features a light analyzer with a restricted acceptance angle light window, and a sensor that enables precise gamma and grayscale tracking adjustment. ProjectorPro is DICOM-compliant. There is also a means to compensate for ambient light, screen type, and technical characteristics. Features include a cable, tripod extension bracket, and carrycase. It integrates with the Sencore CP5000 ColorPro software. (800) 736-2673; www.sencore.com.
Portable DR System
Canon Medical Systems, Irvine, Calif, offers the Canon CXDI-50G portable DR system. Using amorphous silicon flat panel detector technology, the CXDI-50G gives users a large imaging area (14 by 17 inches) in a 10.6-pound, 0.9-inch-thick sensor unit. The detector contains approximately 6 million pixels and features a 15-second refresh cycle. Preview images are produced after x-ray exposure, and, after confirmation, can be sent directly to a DICOM-compatible storage network. Standard components include a sensor unit, power box, remote switch, and x-ray interface cable. (800) 970-7227; www.usa.canon.com.
Stand-alone DICOM Storage
CoActiv Medical, Ridgefield, Conn, offers EXAM-Vault® as a separate, stand-alone DICOM storage option. This digital archive and storage solution uses a Quad-Redundant system allowing users to integrate EXAM-Vault to an existing PACS or directly to DICOM modalities. All examinations are securely saved in four locations, three of which are always online and immediately accessible. Features include multi-terabyte RAID storage, Internet connectivity, technical staff on-call 24 hours a day, and dual-level monitoring software that reports system problems. (877) 262-2848; www.coactiv.com.