ContextVision broadens ultrasound portfolio

Stockholm, Sweden – October 15, 2013 – ContextVision, a leading provider of image enhancement software, has released yet another ultrasound product. This adds a new product to the mid-end ultrasound segment. A new version of the latest image enhancement software (US PLUSViewTM) has been designed for the Digital Signal Processor (DSP), a processing platform which is particularly suited for portable and handheld ultrasound devices.

As Point of Care is driving today’s health care market, ultrasound manufacturers are investing in the development of portable ultrasound equipment to meet increased demand. Experts predict this to be one of the fastest growing segments in medical imaging.

“We are very pleased to release another product for the mid-end segment. The continued growth of our ultrasound family demonstrates the flexibility of our latest technology,” says Anita Tollstadius, CEO, ContextVision. “We are focusing our product development on growing segments and therefore expect solutions for the DSP platform to become important over the coming years.”

Context Vision has optimized its flexible image enhancement software for implementation into the small and cost-effective DSP. Product development has concentrated on achieving as much functionality as possible despite constraints of the DSP and the end result is a product with a very high standard.

“The excellent performance of this product is a result of our skilled engineers designing and applying innovative methods,” adds Tollstadius.

Digital Signal Processors, or DSPs, are microprocessors specifically designed to handle digital signal and image processing tasks. These devices provide a smaller, lower-cost solution, with excellent performance, low latency, and no requirements for specialized cooling or large batteries. DSPs have seen tremendous growth in the last decade, finding use in everything from cellular phones to advanced scientific instruments.

About ContextVision

ContextVision is a leading provider of image enhancement software to the global medical imaging industry since 1983, with the versatile GOP® technology at its core. We play a key role in helping manufacturers by offering clinicians unparalleled diagnostic image quality, ultimately providing patients with better care. ContextVision continues to offer the latest software and expertise within ultrasound, x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, fluoroscopy and computed tomography. Our groundbreaking technology and lengthy expertise have granted us a pioneer position within 2D/3D/4D image enhancement across multiple modalities. For more information, please visit www.contextvision.com.

About Us

ContextVision is the leading independent developer in medical imaging enhancement, analysis and processing technologies, serving leading OEMs and distributors for more than 25 years. ContextVision’s embedded imaging software is relied upon daily by thousands of users around the globe. ContextVision’s patented GOP algorithm allows unprecedented image quality to be achieved by simultaneously enhancing fine structure while reducing noise and speckle across MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, and IR. ContextVision’s technology enables the company’s customers to provide superior digital imaging quality to hospitals and clinicians. Such solutions promise more rapid and accurate diagnoses, reduced operator eye fatigue, and ultimately, a greater return-on-investment for medical imaging users. For more information, please visit www.contextvision.com.