Technology | May 18, 2010

Next-Generation DR Systems Take On Wireless Technology

The IMIX wireless DR cassette.

May 18, 2010 - New wireless digital radiography (DR) systems are in increasing demand as the untethered detectors are well suited for producing digital images in confined spaces, positioning around patients with limited mobility, remote imaging, emergency rooms, sterile environments and the intensive care unit (ICU).

IMIX Americas Inc. has integrated wireless DR cassette and software as part of its IMIX DR system. The wireless technology complements the manufacturer's charge-coupled device (CCD) based detectors, designed to increase onsite productivity by capturing digital X-ray images in seconds in virtually any clinical setting. The IMIX wireless DR cassette is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio of digital detectors and radiography systems, tiered to address the diverse clinical needs of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers of all sizes and settings.

The wireless detector measures 35 x 43 cm, weighs no more than 8.5 lbs. and has a thickness of 15 mm. The kit has its own power supply, and the detector uses an on-board rechargeable battery and comes with a separate battery charging unit.

For more information: www.imixadr.com

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