Resonance Technology to Debut MRI-Compatible Entertainment Features

November 9, 2011

MRI-compatible audio-visual systems vendor Resonance Technology Company Inc. will introduce new features in its CinemaVision MRI video entertainment system at RSNA 2011.

MRI-compatible audio-visual systems vendor Resonance Technology Company Inc. will introduce new features in its CinemaVision MRI video entertainment system at RSNA 2011.

The system now supports iPods and other portable music devices, so patients can plug their own device into the docking station during the MRI scan.

The company is also unveiling its enhanced resolution video goggles, which delivery 1280 x 1024 resolution visuals inside the MRI arena. The goggles, which feature a 1.3 million pixel resolution in a half-inch diagonal display, are compatible with an MRI of up to 9.4 T strength.

The goggles are available for patient comfort and fMRI systems. Another new feature on the redesigned headset is a full-frequency range audio so the patient can communicate with the technologist, according to the company.

Resonance Technology will also introduce its thin film transistor (TFT) video panel/reflective entertainment viewing system for patient entertainment. The new system is designed to be comfortable for the patient and includes a 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution on a dual DVI 30-inch digital display that can be positioned on either the front or back of the magnet bore.

The company will also unveil its digital MRI-compatible camera system for the CinemaVision, which is mounted on the front or rear of the MRI bore to let the technology to watch the patient during the scan.