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Data Processors, Ultrasonic Scanning

Definition : Data processors designed to acquire and process digital data obtained from ultrasonic scanning systems. These processors typically consist of a computerized electronic unit that converts the ultrasonic echo signals in different shades of gray according to their level (i.e., amplitude) and displays them as an image on a high-resolution monitor; controls that permit the operator to optimize and/or magnify (i.e., zoom) the image and perform frame-by-frame examination; electronic and/or magneto-optical disks for information storage; and software appropriate for the intended application (e.g., cardiology, obstetrics). Ultrasonic scanning data processors are usually a component of an ultrasonic scanning system; most processors are capable of transmitting the processed data to a workstation or an information system (e.g., a picture archiving and communication system [PACS]), frequently using American College of Radiology/National Electrical Manufacturers Association Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) or other appropriate standards.

Entry Terms : "Ultrasonic Scanning Data Processors" , "Data Analysis Systems, Ultrasound" , "Data Analysis Systems, Ultrasound, Obstetric" , "Data Analysis Systems, Ultrasound, Cardiac" , "Computers, Ultrasound"

UMDC code : 17203

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CTRL Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Since the company's inception in 1989, CTRL has developed a series of unsurpassed sensors and systems that diagnose the condition of vehicles, industrial machinery, and mechanical components by using the unique properties of ultrasound.

Dage-MTI Inc

Company Type: Parent

Dage-MTI is an international leader in the design and manufacture of high performance digital Firewire cameras and analog video cameras and monitors. By supplying digital and analog products, Dage-MTI has separated itself from the competition as one of the only companies in the world to do so. All products are sold worldwide through a dealer network chosen for each application and geographic region. Biomedical research is one of the primary fields for Dage-MTI products. The biomedical market, including all major medical research schools, utilizes our cameras to detect living cells in low light conditions and to analyze brain slices in infrared lighting.

Digisonics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Digisonics provides top-rated clinical image management and structured reporting systems in the fields of cardiology, radiology, and obstetrics & gynecology – and the industry's best customer service. Focus, excellence, and disciplined growth - these are core values at Digisonics. These values have resulted in a company with the longest history in the industry for PACS and structured reporting.

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