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Medical-grade display technology has evolved significantly and swiftly, and many new applications are available that help to streamline workflow and enhance productivity.
State-of-the-art imaging displays are a must for the healthcare arena, and today have an increasing capacity to offer large, high-resolution displays, color accuracy, calibrated brightness, advanced connectivity, optimized workflow and high contrast, just to name a few. A variety of vendors continue to improve the technology to better display imaging modalities, including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-ray, positron emission tomography (PET), mammography and ultrasound, and to ensure screens remain DICOM (digital imaging and communications in medicine) compliant.
Imaging displays, from consumer to medical grade, have come a long way since the days of bulky screens and low resolutions. Today, flat panel displays in the healthcare arena have increasing capacity to offer improved contrast ratios, truer colors, better energy efficiency, high luminance and more. A variety of vendors continue to improve the technology to better display imaging modalities, including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-ray, positron emission tomography (PET), mammography and ultrasound, and to ensure screens remain DICOM (digital imaging and communications in medicine) compliant.
Realizing most radiologists evaluating new flat panel displays may not be savvy on how display screens are constructed or all the features, here is a quick overview. This article includes a brief history of how medical-grade display technology has evolved over the past decade and what to look for on the most current product lines.
At RSNA 2010, Wide Corp. showed its new 30-inch, 10 mega-pixel (MP) liquid crystal display (LCD) with auto-calibration software. It was developed for mammography and viewing images from picture archiving and communications systems (PACS).
The MW100 10-megapixel medical display, by Wide Corporation, features exceptional contrast ability with ultra-high ...
October 29, 2010 – The fourth generation of an LCD display line features an on-board front IQ sensor, good contrast with ultra-high brightness and luminance uniformity performance. The X-Series line, by Wide, offers:
• True 10 but TFT LCD based on 14 bit look up table
• Easy and simple self-diagnosis
• LED light lamp and USB downstream
October 19, 2010 — Today’s advanced medical imaging technology requires a powerful performing LCD display solution in order to render quality visual tools. The new line of X-Series LCD displays is a leader in medical display technology.
WIDE Corp.’s 5MP LCD system, IF2105M, is for use in digital mammography applications. A high-speed graphic controller ...