Dan Harvey


Zonare adds transducers, upgrades to ultrasound system

November 29, 2005

Zonare Medical Systems upgraded its z.one ultrasound system with the introduction of two new transducers, calculation packages, and a program that automatically recognizes and adjusts for differences in body sound propagation.

Medison integrates advanced image processing technology into ob/gyn model

November 28, 2005

Medison’s 3D Extended Imaging (3D XI) ultrasound image processing technology is now available on the SonoAce 8000 Live, its 3D ultrasound system specialized for ob/gyn, the company announced at the RSNA meeting.

Toshiba showcases updated Aplio and Xario ultrasound systems

November 28, 2005

Toshiba is introducing the latest improvements to its Aplio and Xario ultrasound systems at the 2005 RSNA meeting. The Aplio system has been enhanced with the company’s exclusive expanded Differential Tissue Harmonic Imaging (DTHI), while the Xario features 4D imaging.

Three-D PACS product moves advanced capabilities onto standard PCs

November 28, 2005

Medweb’s Advanced 3D Web PACS widens access to many 3D imaging functions and features previously available only on dedicated 3D workstations. With Medweb’s new product, introduced today at the RSNA meeting, users working on a standard PC can employ 3D templating and autosegmenting of image data from spiral CT scanners.

Agfa integrates PACS and RIS in next-generation system

November 28, 2005

Agfa HealthCare designed its next-generation PACS, the IMPAX 6.0, to meet the specific workflow requirements of multiple users. Introduced at the RSNA meeting, the IMPAX 6.0 is a Web-deployable application that improves the planning, capture, interpretation, distribution, and archiving of images throughout an enterprise, according to the company.

TeraRecon introduces affordable portable ultrasound

November 27, 2005

TeraRecon unveiled two digital, multi-functional, color Doppler systems targeted for the portable ultrasound market on Sunday at the RSNA meeting. With the UF-785XTD and the UF-780XTD, the company is attempting to bring the functionality of portable ultrasound systems a step closer to cart-based machines.

Siemens redesigns R/F system for user, patient comfort

November 27, 2005

Siemens’ new Axiom Luminos TF, introduced today at the RSNA meeting, incorporates tableside fluoroscopy system enhancements suggested by company luminaries, who were an integral part of the engineering team.

Philips upgrades cart-based system, launches new mobile product

November 27, 2005

Philips introduced its new HD11 XE ultrasound system, the HD3 portable ultrasound system, and Vision 2005 upgrades to its iU22 ultrasound system at the RSNA meeting Sunday.

Ultrasound vendors address major customer concerns

November 02, 2005

Ultrasound is undergoing a renaissance of sorts, as progress along familiar lines creates a critical mass of clinical capability.

Vendors speed workflow with XR system enhancements

November 02, 2005

Manufacturers exhibiting at this year's RSNA meeting plan to upgrade x-ray's image, in more ways than one. With the transition from film to digital now in full swing, engineers are building upon existing platforms to increase ease of use, flexibility in applications, and productivity. Enhancements scheduled for the exhibit floor address portability and multifunctionality, as well as improved workflow.