News | December 19, 2007

Tower Semiconductor, CMT Medical Technologies to Develop Flat Panel X-ray Detectors

December 20, 2007 – Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and CMT Medical Technologies Ltd. announced a partnership to develop and market X-ray detectors for medical applications, intended for radiography/fluoroscopy, cardiology, angiography, mammography and similar large-size X-ray modalities.
The detectors use CMOS image sensor technology, reportedly providing significantly better performance (speed, resolution, power consumption and sensitivity) and a lower cost, due to higher yields and system on chip capabilities.
Delivery of the first Flat Panel Detectors is expected to begin in 2009.
For more information: www.towersemi.com, www.cmt-med.com

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