ContextVision acquires the rights for a new technology
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“By acquiring the rights to this advanced technology we will strengthen our position in 3D ultrasound.”
ContextVision (OSE:COV), a leading provider of medical image enhancement software, has today signed an agreement with Vistinct AB, a company newly founded by a research team from the Visualization Centre at Linkoping University. The agreement grants ContextVision the exclusive rights for a new 3D rendering technology within the field of ultrasound medical imaging.
- “The Vistinct research team is excellent and we have already established a very fruitful collaboration,” says Anita Tollstadius, ContextVision CEO. “By acquiring the rights to this advanced technology we will strengthen our position in 3D ultrasound.”
Visualizing the unborn baby has become increasingly popular amongst parents to be, and there is an increasing interest for further applications such as visualization of the heart. As a first step, and in collaboration with Vistinct, ContextVision will develop a new ultrasound product that will help manufacturers deliver more realistic prenatal ultrasound images.
- “We believe that a product based on this rendering software will complement our 3D image enhancement portfolio in a very good way. We expect the first product to be commercially available already by the end of this year,” says Anita Tollstadius, CEO.
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 Vistinct AB
Vistinct AB is a newly founded company by a team of researchers from the Visualization Centre at Linkoping University. One of the team’s research strengths is their work on interactive volumetric illumination models. Their technology helps to visualize medical data more realistically and with improved perceptual qualities, whereby specialized algorithms enable this realism on commodity hardware.
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