IDC Recognized for its Globally Successful Digital Radiography (DR)
CALGARY, June 18 /CNW/ - 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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Imaging Dynamics Company (IDC) is a medical technology company and an
innovative force in the fast-growing field of digital radiography (DR)
technology. IDC's X-Series of direct capture technology replaces conventional
film-based X-rays and provides a cost-effective alternative to cassette based
film or computed radiography (CR) systems.
Each IDC DR solution provides the industry's highest resolution
radiographic images in the digital format required for today's electronic
medical record networks, all without the use of film, environmentally damaging
chemicals, cassettes or expensive imaging plates.
IDC is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Statements in this release which describe IDC's intentions, expectations
or predictions, or which relate to matters that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the actual results,
performances or achievements of IDC to be materially different from any future
results, performances or achievements expressed in or implied by such
forward-looking statements. IDC may update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or changing
market and business conditions. Known and unknown risks and uncertainties
include: IDC's ability to manufacture its products with a sufficient level of
quality and in volumes which satisfy market demand; the ability of IDC to
establish direct and indirect sales channels; the ability of IDC to establish
industry partnerships; IDC's ability to attract and retain key personnel; the
strength and breadth of IDC's patents; and other factors relating to general
economic conditions, specific industry conditions and IDC's particular
For further information:
For further information: Ms. Michelle Naismith, Marketing Manager,
Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd., 1-866-975-6737, email@example.com,