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2011 iF Product Design Award for Ziehm Solo Portable

NUREMBERG, Germany, December 15, 2010 - Ziehm Imaging's mobile C-arms have not just been a hit with Germany's Federal Armed Forces this year. The market leader in mobile C-arms also turned heads at this year's iF product design awards, with its Ziehm Solo Portable C-arm receiving an award in the medicine / health + care category. The jury at the iF awards was particularly impressed by the...

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Swiss Cancer Center Begins Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments Using TrueBeam System from Varian Medical Systems

WINTERTHUR, Switzerland - A leading cancer clinic has become the second in Switzerland to begin delivering advanced radiotherapy treatments using the new TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). More than 30 patients have been treated using the new system for fast, precise radiotherapy and radiosurgery since clinical treatments began at Kantonsspital Winterthur in northern...

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Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong First in Asia to Offer Cancer Patients Image-Guided RapidArc-® Radiotherapy Using the UNIQUE(TM) Radiotherapy System

HONG KONG and PALO ALTO, Calif. - Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, China, has become the first treatment center in Asia to commence treating cancer patients using the UNIQUE(TM) medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Clinicians used the new device for the first time last week, to deliver an image-guided RapidArcÂ-® treatment for a patient battling...

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Everything is Heating up in the Electronics Industry

This paper highlights the role of Compix thermal imaging systems in the elimination of thermal problems. The functional aspects of easy-to-use tools for analyzing thermal characteristics of components, assemblies, materials and the economy of the Compix Thermal Imaging systems are explained, and the benefit of acquiring new techniniques for thermal imaging is studied. The paper provides a better understanding of conversion of PC to a thermal imaging system, and describes the presence of WinTES or WinTES2 software which enables the system to operate as well as manipulate and store the images. Along with the applications of thermal imaging in medical, process control and non destructive testing, a graph of Compix camera image of mouse control is also included.

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Altatech Semiconductor Receives Order for AltaSight-® 300-mm Wafer Inspection System from Soitec's SOI Substrate Facility in Singapore

AltaSight to Perform 360-Degree Wafer Inspection in High-Volume Production MONTBONNOT, France -- Altatech Semiconductor S.A. has received an order for its AltaSightÂ-® 300 full-wafer inspection system from Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries. Capable of detecting and classifying...

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Imec Reports Ultra-Thin Solar Blind EUV Imager

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., USA - IEDM- DECEMBER 7, 2010 - Today at the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco imec presents an ultra-thin hybrid AlGaN-on-Si-based extreme ultraviolet (EUV) imager with only 10Â-µm pixel-to-pixel pitch. The wide-bandgap material (AlGaN) provides insensitivity to visible wavelengths and enhanced UV radiation hardness compared to silicon. Backside...

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MasterImage 3D Introduces MI-2100S, Digital 3D Cinema System for India and China, at CineAsia

SEOUL, South Korea - Designed With Small Form Factor to Address Theatres with Low-Window Projection Rooms - At the CineAsia Conference in Hong Kong this week, 3D technology company MasterImage 3D introduced a new digital 3D cinema system, the MI-2100S, designed with a small form-factor to meet the needs of theatres with low projection windows. The system will be available in India and China, and...

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Philips Ushers in New Era of Imaging with Introduction of Ingenia, the First-Ever Digital Broadband MRI System

Philips Ingenia provides high image quality to aid diagnostic confidence, increases clinical versatility, and improves productivity by shortening MRI exam times BEST, Netherlands, Nov. 28, 2010 -- Today at the 96th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) showcased Philips Ingenia, the first-ever digital...

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Philips Unveils New Approach and Advances in Clinical Collaboration to Drive Innovation and Efficiency in Radiology

Philips' Imaging 2.0 concept brings together a host of new technology introductions and greater partnership with radiologists in mind CHICAGO,Nov. 28, 2010 - This year at the 96th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is ushering in a new era in radiology science with Imaging 2.0, a concept fueled by...

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ZONARE Delivers High-End Image Quality and New Applications for z.one Ultrasound Platform

ZONARE Continues to Drive Clinical Performance and Versatility with its 11th Software Release in 6 years CHICAGO - ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, today announced a new software release for its z.one ultrasound platform here at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 28 - Dec. 3, 2010. Designed to continually...

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