Konica adds ultrasound disk storage

March 29, 1995

Film vendor Konica will use the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine meeting to showcaseImage Capture System, which acquires images on transportable digitalmedia. The system is designed to take the place of an on-boardmultiformat camera and will

Film vendor Konica will use the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine meeting to showcaseImage Capture System, which acquires images on transportable digitalmedia. The system is designed to take the place of an on-boardmultiformat camera and will allow ultrasound and C-arm users tomigrate images into digital networks, according to Konica, ofWayne, NJ. The company outsourced the product from Lenzar ElectroOpticsand began marketing the system this year.

Image Capture System includes VMAN-15, an image acquisitionbox that sits on an ultrasound scanner and can store up to 850static images to a Syquest disk. VMAN-15 can be linked througha network or via sneakernet to Network Print Server, which interfacesto Konica's Li-10A laser printer or printers from other manufacturersusing the 952 protocol. The system will support Konica's Li-21laser printer when that product begins shipping in the secondquarter.