Press Release Summary:
Targeting radiologists, technologists, sub-specialists, and referring physicians, VisageÂ® 7 Universal Viewer offers single thin client based application for primary interpretation of any type of exam, from plain film to cardiac CT. Program may be used as thin viewing layer on top of existing PACS, or it can serve as turnkey solution covering RIS, archive, viewing, and post processing. Instant access to image data is provided through thin client streaming protocol.
Original Press Release:
Visage Imaging Introduces Visage® 7 for Windows and Mac OS X
World's First Thin Client PACS with native Mac support to be showcased at RSNA 2009
ANDOVER, Mass., -- Visage Imaging®, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. , will be introducing Visage® 7, the company's new generation diagnostic imaging IT solution, at the Annual Conference of the Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), November 29 to December 4, 2009 in Chicago, IL.
Visage® 7 delivers new levels of versatility and performance to radiologists, technologists, sub-specialists, and referring physicians. The Visage 7 Universal Viewer is a single thin client based application for primary interpretation of any type of exam from plain film to cardiac CT, as well as for state-of-the-art 3D and 4D post-processing. Visage 7 may be used as a "thin viewing layer" on top of an existing PACS, or it can serve as a turnkey solution covering RIS, archive, viewing, and post processing.
The Visage universal viewing platform is entirely based on a new generation of the Visage® thin client technology and has been further optimized for speed and versatility, as well as being extended to natively support the Mac OS X platform.
"Our new client technology combines the best of the 2D and the 3D worlds. You may call it thin, smart, or hybrid - it just delivers the optimal performance regardless of whether you are viewing a large mammogram or post processing a multi-phase cardiac CT," says Malte Westerhoff, CTO of Visage Imaging. "And finally, that same functionality and performance is now available to the growing number of Mac users, who can be integrated seamlessly into the radiology workflow."
Visage 7 empowers its users to take full advantage of distributed image acquisition, storage, interpretation, and web access. Image data can remain where it was acquired - instant and efficient access is provided from any local or remote location through the thin client streaming protocol.
"Unlike any other solution, with Visage 7 there is no need to move and duplicate your image data, both for centralized as well as fully distributed scenarios. This makes designing and scaling your imaging IT solution so much easier and more efficient, especially as your business grows and expands," says David Chambers, CEO, Visage Imaging/Pro Medicus Ltd. "The thin client technology is making a difference to referrers as well. Using our powerful Visage 7 Universal Viewer on their office or home Mac or PC, they can rapidly access even extremely large datasets without downloading them first. This raises the level of service to the referrers and to tighten the partnership between referrer and radiologist."
Visage 7 is planned to be released in December 2009. Visage Imaging will be showing a preview version at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), Booth #8320 North Hall.
About Visage Imaging
Visage Imaging is a global leading provider of scalable enterprise visualization, RIS and PACS solutions for clinical and preclinical imaging. Targeted at hospitals and imaging centers of any size, the Visage products offer blazingly fast access to thin slice data anytime, anywhere, combined with a bi-directional RIS integration for a perfect workflow and a comprehensive set of clinical applications for all 2D, 3D and 4D interpretation and reporting, post-processing and image review tasks within and beyond radiology. Visage visualization and PACS solutions are registered as medical devices in Europe, Canada and Australia, and have received FDA clearance. www.visageimaging.com
About Pro Medicus Limited
Pro Medicus Limited is Australia's leading medical IT and e-health provider. Founded in 1983, the company provides a full range of integrated software products and services to hospital, imaging centers and health care groups worldwide. www.promedicus.com
Visage, Visage Imaging, and Visioneering Science for Life are registered trademarks of Pro Medicus Limited. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.