News | June 18, 2009

Carestream's Cassette-Size DR Detector Enroute To Healthcare Facilities


June 18, 2009 - Shipments of the CARESTREAM DRX-1 System, the industry’s first wireless, cassette-size digital radiography (DR) detector are now underway.
Carestream received orders from healthcare organizations around the world began several months ago for the innovative CARESTREAM DRX-1 System, which is designed for general radiology, trauma, orthopedic and many other X-ray exams. These orders include immediate shipments to customers in Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States.
The DRX-1 system incorporates a console and a wireless, cassette-sized DR detector that provides a rapid, affordable conversion for users of radiographic film or computed radiography systems. It requires no modifications to existing analog equipment—which results in very low installation costs—and a healthcare facility can utilize one detector for many types of exams.
The DRX-1 system incorporates the same innovative software and image processing capability as Carestream Health’s CR and DR systems, and delivers the same excellent image quality and productivity as these proven platforms.

For more information: www.carestreamhealth.com
 

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