Sony Demonstrates the Future of Medical Printing at RSNA 2013


New works-in-progress models will deliver increased performance, saving time and improving quality for range of radiology applications



CHICAGO – RSNA Booth #7938 - Sony Electronics' Medical Systems Division is unveiling its next generation of medical printers, including three new digital thermal models designed for increased efficiency and performance with features such as built-in image capture and hybrid signal inputs. Sony is unveiling the works-in-progress models at the 2013 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.



The new models continue Sony's commitment to developing solutions for medical applications, including ultrasound, portable C-Arm and cardiac cath labs.



"Devices for medical use need to offer versatility and flexibility, in addition to high-quality performance," said Lida Trupp, marketing manager, Sony Electronics' Medical Systems Division. "Space and time are always at a premium, and these new printers combine all the features radiology professionals need to be more efficient and ultimately produce better record documentation."



Key features of the new printer models include:



UP-D898MD Digital Ultrasound black and white printer



-  High resolution of 325 DPI

-  Compact, space-saving design

-  Upper and lower paper cutter

-  Unique built-in digital capture

-  High speed printing of approx. 1.9 seconds

-  USB interface

-  Can use the same media as the previous model



UP-X898MD Hybrid Analog Ultrasound black and white printer



-  Hybrid - accepts both analog and digital signal input  ** new feature

-  High resolution of 325 DPI

-  Compact, space-saving design

-  Upper and lower paper cutter

-  Unique built-in digital capture

-  High speed printing of approx. 1.9 seconds

-  Can use the same media as the previous model



UP-991AD Hybrid printer



-  Direct Thermal printer

-  High resolution of 325 DPI

-  Compact, space-saving design  ** new smaller design

-  Accepts both analog and digital signal input

-  High speed printing approx. 1.9 seconds

-  Automatic media cutting function

-  Prints full page for film or paper

-  Ideal for portable C-Arm applications

-  Can use the same media as the previous model



The Sony UP-D898MD, UP-X898MD and UP-991AD printers are planned to be available in spring 2014.



About Sony



Sony Electronics' Medical Systems Division is a leading provider of audio/video electronics solutions and products for professional applications. For more than 20 years, Sony has been a trusted and reliable resource for the medical industry, for technologies ranging from recording devices to printers to CRT and LCD monitors. For more information, visit www.sony.com/medical.



Source 

Sony Electronics



Contact:

Tom Di Nome

Sony Electronics

201-930-6357

Tom.dinome@am.sony.com



Web Site: http://www.sony.com/medical




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