Sony Demonstrates the Future of Medical Printing at RSNA 2013

CHICAGO, IL - 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
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.

For more info, visit http://www.sony.com/medical
 

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