Technology | November 30, 2011

Carestream Debuts Next Generation Wireless DRX Detector

November 30, 2011 — Carestream expanded its leadership in digital radiography with a second generation of its innovative wireless, cassette-size Carestream DRX detector. The new digital radiography (DR) detector is now available worldwide and weighs 7.9 pounds. It displays a preview image in less than four seconds to enhance radiology workflow. An optional three-second exposure mode improves medical imaging of larger patients and enhances image quality for healthcare providers with lower power X-ray generators.

Other new detector features include:

·       Multiple exposures for long-length exams on any converted analog X-ray room to expedite its use for orthopedic applications

·       Use of a hospital’s remote authentication dial-in user service (RADIUS) server to certify and authenticate the DRX detector with the console for secure data transfer

·       Improved resistance to fluids and easier handling with a redesigned exterior

·       Support for 375 pounds of distributed weight and up to 250 pounds on a four centimeter diameter; and

·       Longer battery life for imaging of up to 190 exposures or 14 days on standby mode.

These new features are available on DRX-1 detectors or the company’s DRX-1C cesium iodide detectors. The Carestream DRX-1C detector’s enhanced image quality makes it an ideal fit for orthopedic, trauma, pediatric and other specialty environments, in addition to general radiography exams. More than 3,000 DRX detectors are in clinical use worldwide.

DRX Family Enhances Asset Utilization

The company’s portfolio of wireless DRX systems not only delivers exceptional functionality, it also offers compelling capital investment advantages. The DRX-1 detector works with the X-ray equipment customers have today and can easily be moved to any room or mobile DRX system, a feature the company refers to as the “X-Factor.” Asset utilization is further enhanced since healthcare providers can move the detectors when existing X-ray systems become outdated.    

Carestream showed at RSNA as a works in progress the Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray System, which will contain innovative features and functionality to help healthcare providers deliver high-quality images for seriously ill or injured patients. The DRX family currently includes the Carestream DRX-1 System; the Carestream DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kits; the Carestream DRX-Revolution modular DR suite; the Carestream DRX-Transportable System; and the Carestream DRX-Ascend System.

For more information: www.carestream.com

 

 

Related Content

Kubtec Supplies Imaging Equipment for Excavation of 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 07, 2017
Kubtec announced it has been selected to supply high-resolution X-ray imaging equipment to the international research...
Canon Showcases New CXDI Digital Radiography Detectors at RSNA 2017
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 06, 2017
Canon U.S.A. Inc. and Virtual Imaging Inc. recently announced the launch of the CXDI-710C, CXDI-810C and CXDI-410C...
Fujifilm Introduces FDR Go Plus Version Portable DR System at RSNA 2017
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc.
Samsung Unveils Mobile CT OmniTom at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 26, 2017
Samsung Electronics debuted its OmniTom mobile 16-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner at the Radiological Society of...
Konica Minolta Unveils AeroRemote Insights for DR Reporting at RSNA
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 17, 2017
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. recently unveiled AeroRemote Insights, a web-based tool designed to provide...
Adaptix Showcases Imaging Capabilities of 3-D X-ray Source at RSNA
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017 — Adaptix Ltd will showcase the capabilities of its Flat-Panel...
Visaris Americas Showcases Robotic Radiographic Suite at RSNA 2017
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 15, 2017
Visaris Americas, a First Source company, announced they will be showcasing their newly enhanced Vision C robotic...
Fujifilm Receives Vizient Innovative Technology Designation for Digital Radiography Solutions
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 14, 2017
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced that its FDR AQRO and FDR D-EVO GL Panel have received 2017 Innovative...
Carestream Shows DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile X-ray System at RSNA
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 13, 2017
Carestream Health will show its new Carestream DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile X-ray System at the upcoming Radiological...
Konica Minolta Debuts Realism DR Image Processing at RSNA 2017
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 09, 2017
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. announced it will introduce the Realism image processing solution and two new...
Overlay Init