A Sharper Vision for Medical Imaging Systems
- Thursday, 17 April 2014
Starting with the discovery of x-rays, imaging systems have helped physicians identify issues, make diagnoses, and provide treatments to improve the standard of care. Thanks to a new wave of technological advancements, imaging systems are taking medical services to a new level.
As imaging system play an increasing role in healthcare, from fully networked multi-camera systems in operating rooms to telepresence robots, designers face a set of challenges unique to the medical world. Imaging systems must be easier to use while delivering faster, more detailed analysis. Reducing system and operating costs is a primary design objective, with upgrade projects often focused on reusing existing infrastructure. Finally, interoperability and scalability are increasing important for end-customers evaluating new imaging systems.
This presentation will outline how choosing the right video interface – the technology used to transfer data from a camera or image sensor to a computer or display – when designing or upgrading medical imaging systems helps manufacturers to address these challenges. We will first introduce vision standards that are driving the development of new Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0-based video interface products aimed at improving usability, cost, and scalability. We will then discuss the design and performance advantages when deploying these products in a number of imaging systems, including digital radiography, fluoroscopy, and telepresence applications.
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