Technology | November 18, 2011

Grayhill Demonstrates Gesture Recognition Software at RSNA 2011

November 18, 2011 — Grayhill Inc. will announce the launch of their Instinct technology at the 97th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago on Nov. 27, 2011. Instinct is a set of multi-touch gesture recognition software tools that, when integrated with Grayhill physical components, creates more intuitive human interface solutions.

Gesture recognition has become commonplace in a wide range of electronics including mobile phones and tablet computers. Grayhill’s Multi-Touch Ring Encoder with Instinct brings gesture recognition to the controls of medical imaging devices. A touchpad on the device’s surface recognizes multiple finger touches and motions and transmits them via USB to a CPU that decodes the gestures and carries them out on the display. This way, the user gets the benefits of gesture recognition without ever touching the display. 

For more precise control, a ring encoder encircles the touchpad and the entire knob can be pressed. The rotary function allows the user to scroll through options and the pushbutton selects the desired setting. With the ring encoder’s implementation, other devices such as joysticks, touchpads, trackballs and pushbuttons can be eliminated. This results in a compact user panel that is intuitive to use as well as easy to clean, maintaining a more sterile environment. 

The device will aid in the design of uncluttered, easy-to-clean instrumentation for the following applications: ultrasound equipment, medical imaging controllers, patient monitors, surgery equipment and molecular imaging.

The Multi-Touch Ring Encoder will be available to view and discuss at RSNA 2011.

For more information: www.grayhill.com

Related Content

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

News | Radiology Business | February 22, 2019
Imaging Technology News has been recognized with three award nominations from the Jesse H.
Welch Road Imaging Integrates RamSoft PowerServer RIS/PACS With openDoctor
News | PACS Accessories | February 20, 2019
Welch Road Imaging in California recently became the first RamSoft customer to integrate openDoctor with its...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Enterprise Imaging | February 20, 2019
At RSNA 2018, Philips Healthcare introduced Performance Bridge as an integral part of its IntelliSpace Enterprise Edi
Amazon Comprehend Medical Brings Medical Language Processing to Healthcare
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2019
Amazon recently announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service that allows...
Fujifilm Exhibits Enterprise Imaging Solutions and Artificial Intelligence Initiative at HIMSS 2019
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. and Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. showcased their enterprise imaging and informatics...
IBM Watson Health Announces New AI Collaborations With Leading Medical Centers
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 14, 2019
IBM Watson Health announced plans to make a 10-year, $50 million investment in research collaborations with two...
Medivis Launches SurgicalAR Augmented Reality Platform
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 14, 2019
Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis officially unveiled SurgicalAR, its augmented reality (AR) technology...
Office of the National Coordinator Releases Proposed Rule on Healthcare Data Interoperability
News | Information Technology | February 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed a new rule to support seamless and secure access,...
Siemens Healthineers Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Digitalization at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — At the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) global conference and e
PaxeraHealth Launching Universal Image Sharing Platform at ECR 2019
News | PACS Accessories | February 13, 2019
PaxeraHealth will launch the PaxeraShare image sharing platform at the 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) annual...