News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 27, 2021

Carestream Granted 70 Patents in 2020

Carestream continues global technology advancements in medical imaging with 70 patents over the past year

Carestream continues global technology advancements in medical imaging with 70 patents over the past year

January 27, 2021 — Carestream Health earned 70 new patents in medical imaging in 2020 for advances in digital radiographymobile imaging X-ray systems and other healthcare technology areas. Twenty-seven of the patents were awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; an additional 43 patents were received in European and Asian countries.

“Carestream’s 2020 patents are 70 more proof points of our ability to develop pioneering digital imaging technologies that meet the evolving medical imaging needs of our customers worldwide,” said Eugene Shkurko, Intellectual Property Counsel at Carestream. “Our research and development team continually pursues innovations that have the potential to improve the delivery of care to benefit both patients and providers.”

Patents earned by Carestream’s scientists and engineers in 2020 include:

  • Technology advances in Carestream’s growing portfolio of radiology imaging detectors with processing capabilities to calibrate and correct X-ray images in the detector before transmission
  • 3-D image reconstruction methods
  • New medical image capture technologies related to long-length imaging using a single X-ray exposure for full spinal and extremity imaging; and
  • Mobile X-ray cart technology that enables bedside imaging in selectable modes: projection radiography, tomosynthesis and fluoroscopy.

Carestream’s broad product portfolio includes 2-D and 3-D digital medical imaging systems for general radiology and specialty areas such as pediatrics and orthopedics as well as digital laser imagers that output medical images to film.

For more information: www.carestream.com

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