FROST & SULLIVAN PRESENTS IDC WITH THE 2007 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD
IDC Recognized for its Globally Successful Digital Radiography (DR) Technology
Calgary, Alberta – June 18th, 2007 - IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company) (TSX: IDL) is pleased to announce that it has received the Frost & Sullivan North American Technology Innovation of the Year Award for 2007. The award, received June 13th in Newport Beach, CA; recognizes the quality and depth of the company’s research and development program as well as the vision and risk-taking that enabled it to undertake such an endeavor.
According to research done by Frost & Sullivan, “It has to be recognized that IDC has made a significant breakthrough on the digital imaging front in that it represents a viable alternative for front end digital capture by employing a single, very high density charge coupled device (CCD) camera. In addition, the technology offers a platform to produce high quality, digital X-ray images using low dose, and at the lowest system cost.”
By launching our newest DR technology, the X-Series, in early July at the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) conference, we will demonstrate our commitment to constant innovation,” states Robin Winsor, Chief Technical Officer. “This new technology platform is evidence of the dedication IDC has toward ensuring the highest quality of X-ray technology is a viable option to all levels of healthcare, from the large hospitals in the West to cash-starved rural clinics and developing countries. The advancements we’ve made to the science for our core imaging technology is a major step forward for IDC and our manufacturing partners.”
“This award is a great honor to receive from the respected Frost & Sullivan organization, states Rick Sbordone, Senior Vice president, IDC. “It is gratifying to see the success of our technology, both in terms of orders and industry recognition. The company has achieved over 600% growth globally in the past 3 years. IDC continues to prove that high quality technology and affordability are not mutually exclusive.”
IDC is recognized as a leading technologically innovative company for the significant contributions it has in the medical imaging industry. IDC now has over 1000 DR installations in more than 40 countries.
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About Imaging Dynamics Company (IDC):
IDC is a medical devices technology company and innovative force in the high growth field of digital radiography (DR) technology. The IDC direct capture DR technology replaces conventional film-based diagnostic imaging and provides a cost-effective solution for producing high quality diagnostic images, enhancing patient care and improving workflow.
Each IDC DR solution provides high resolution radiographic images in the digital format required for today’s (PACS) Picture Archiving & Communication Systems and the growing requirements for the electronic health record, all without the use of film, environmentally unfriendly chemicals, cassettes or expensive imaging plates.
Throughout its history, IDC has been recognized by multiple industry organizations and research analysts such as: Frost & Sullivan, Deloitte Technology and PROFIT; for its consistent dedication to innovation, global growth, and customer focused value proposition.
IDC is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.