March 4, 2014 — Aycan and Chimaera GmbH received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of Chimaera FusionSync, a software tool for more efficient handling and diagnosis of multi-modal and follow-up medical data. Available with Aycan workstation OsiriX Pro, Chimaera FusionSync was launched in Europe in 2013 with CE marking.
November 26, 2014 — AZE Technology announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Phoenix (Volume Registration Viewer), a viewer developed with a new concept for efficient and accurate image interpretation. Phoenix was designed with background volume processing that performs at the same time as data input, and presents various outcomes that were not possible with existing viewers.
October 2, 2014 — Blackford Analysis announced the availability of Blackford Workflow Server, a standalone pre-processing server that provides informatics vendors with the ability to quickly and easily integrate Blackford’s productivity technology into their product offerings.
May 15, 2014 — Blackford Analysis is demonstrating its suite at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) in Long Beach, Calif. Blackford’s technology provides the ability to improve care and increase productivity by boosting image comparison efficiency by 20 to 50 percent.
February 20, 2014 — Blackford Analysis, a software provider with products to accelerate medical image comparison, introduced its software development kit (SDK) at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla.
December 23, 2014 — Brit Systems released WebWorks 3D, an optional add-in tool for the company’s WebWorks zero-footprint image browser, at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting and scientific assembly.
Cerner Corp. has partnered with TomTec, a world leader for medical imaging management software specifically for ultrasound, to provide clinicians with advanced 3-D capabilities. Built right into Cerner SkyVue, Cerner’s latest image viewing platform, clinicians have the ability to view different types of media in 2-D/3-D/4-D viewing capabilities along with integrated EHR information side by side. No matter role or venue, everyone has the same access to information as well as viewing capabilities.
September 17, 2014 — The industry’s first ultrasound real-time 3-D volume enhancement product from ContextVision has been paired with brand new image visualization capabilities. The resulting product, REALiCE, will deliver photo-realistic and improved diagnostic-quality 3-D ultrasound images.
November 24, 2014 — EDDA Technology announced that the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance on IQQA-BodyImaging. The new product will be introduced as the latest addition to the IQQA Platform and Product Suite for imaging-guided cancer treatment at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago IL Nov. 30-Dec. 5. Also being introduced at RSNA is the company’s cloud-based OnDemand service with its clinical collaborator Massachusetts General Hospital.
September 25, 2014 — FEI released RemoteViz for Open Inventor, a software development framework for interactive remote 2-D and 3-D visualization.
At RSNA 2014, FEI will present Open Inventor 9.4, the latest release of their leading Software Development Kit, introducing a new essential extension for cloud and mobile application development: RemoteViz. The RemoteViz SDK enables application developers to build Web-based applications that deliver high-quality 2-D and 3-D interactive visualization on any browser-enabled device.
December 24, 2014 — Fovia Medical, Inc. announced the introduction of an expanded high definition volume rendering software suite, featuring F.A.S.T. HDVR, at RSNA 2014. Fovia's new product line provides the ease-of-integration and quick time-to-market required in today's fast-paced environment. OEMs can leverage CPU-based F.A.S.T. HDVR to enhance their visualization rapidly and cost-effectively.
December 3, 2014 — Fujifilm will showcase the ability of Synapse 3-D and discuss how radiologists use 3-D models to shape the future of patient care at the 100th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Ill.
Voluson E10 is the latest addition to the Voluson family of ultrasound scanners.
The system uses the same traditional principles of ultrasound that have been used for decades, but uses HDlive software to calculate depth, shape and detail. The system includes noise-removal, image enhancement, color and light.
November 18, 2014 – Intelerad Medical Systems partners with Blackford Analysis to incorporate Blackford’s image comparison acceleration technology into its InteleViewer diagnostic viewer. The successful integration was carried out using Blackford Workflow Server, a standalone pre-processing server that provides the ability to quickly and easily integrate Blackford’s productivity technology into informatics product offerings.
December 2, 2014 — Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
October 9, 2014 — Sectra is now launching Sectra Image Lab — a platform that offers healthcare providers with straightforward access to medical image analysis as a service. The recently signed partner, Riverain Technologies, will offer its lung disease detection software via Sectra’s platform.
November 17, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Siemens' syngo.CT Single Source Dual Energy software package, that enables spectral imaging using which is designed to operate with CT images acquired with Siemens single source CT scanners.
November 10, 2014 — Siemens announces the availability of its integrated mobile viewing application syngo.via WebViewer for all users of the newest syngo.via (VA30) image reading software. With the delivery of syngo.via VA30, users will automatically have the capability to easily and rapidly view images on mobile devices within a hospital network or on the go.
October 29, 2014 — Visit TeraRecon at booth 4100 in Hall A to learn about the company’s iNteract suite of intelligence and interoperability tools. iNteract+ is TeraRecon’s image viewer that works in combination with any of TeraRecon’s medical image viewers and image sharing and storage solutions to provide unmatched intelligence, powerful interoperability and simplified integration capabilities.
For more information: www.terarecon.com
February 24, 2014 — TeraRecon, a provider of medical image management solutions, debuted it’s iNteract+ solution at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference. iNteract+ works in combination with any of the company’s medical image viewers and image sharing and storage solutions to provide interoperability and integration capabilities.
September 20, 2013 —TeraRecon announced positive ratings in the recently released KLAS 2013 advanced visualization performance report entitled “Advanced Visualization 2013: How Advanced Is It?” TeraRecon’s general performance ratings were particularly noteworthy, in that the company received the top scores for the following general indicators:
July 11, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems introduced its newest M-Power software version for the Vantage Titan 1.5T magnetic resonance (MR) system and a new software version for its Vantage Titan 3T MR. Toshiba will also offer the new software versions with enhanced automated tools at no charge to existing Titan customers with previous M-Power software versions that have a current service contract with Toshiba.
November 20, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. introduces Version 6.7 of its Vitrea software, with new features and enhancements to its cardiovascular, neurovascular and oncology applications as well as service, integration and efficiency enhancements. This latest version of Vitrea software, as well as Vitrea.InnerVision monitoring software, will be shown at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Nov. 30 –Dec. 4.
August 20, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Image Denoising software, a post-processing filter designed to be used in conjunction with original image data used with its Vitrea software.
July 7, 2014 — Vital Images Inc. announced the global release of VitreaExtend, an advanced visualization solution that supports up to three simultaneous users with high performance similar to Vital's advanced server-based solution. VitreaExtend meets the needs of organizations that want increased access to advanced visualization tools without a significant IT footprint.
August 1, 2014 — XRware is a new software company on the market for X-ray system manufacturers and end-users.
The company offers standard packages to SDK for all OEM needs. It provides flexible on-demand software development services and has a full OEM project management and X-ray systems expert services. The XRware software suite offers the following modules: