New Physical Examination Center in Beijing Airport to Use IDC X-Series
DR Technology to Treat Medical Emergencies for Travelers During Olympic
CALGARY, Feb. 7 /CNW/ - IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd.) (TSX: IDL),
the global leader in digital radiography for image quality and value, today
announced that it was awarded a contract for its 1600 X-Series digital
radiography system for installation in the Physical Examination Center at the
Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3 (T3) building. The newly completed T3
building, the largest terminal building in the world, is scheduled for opening
in March 2008 in anticipation of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in August. The
terminal houses the Physical Examination Center, which was built to meet the
emergency healthcare needs of airport passengers.
"After an intense and thorough analysis, we chose the IDC X-Series DR
solution because it will provide us with superior image quality, shortened
workflow, and the ideal features for an emergency room environment," said Mr.
Wang Jun, CEO of the Physical Examination Center. "In addition, we believe the
1600 X-Series will provide the patient throughput we require to handle one of
the largest and busiest airports in the world, especially during the upcoming
IDC is partnering on this contract with its regional distributor Beijing
East Whale Image Technology Company, Ltd. The company, founded in 1998,
provides advanced medical equipment, service and support to healthcare
facilities in China.
"During our work with IDC this past year, we have seen the effectiveness
of the company's CCD-based DR technology," said Mr. Sean Zhu, CEO of Beijing
East Whale Image Technology. "We are proud that together with IDC we can be a
part of the infrastructure for ensuring the well-being of those using the
Beijing Capital Airport, especially during the Beijing Olympics."
This contract is the latest of several IDC deals, for both private and
government facilities in the Asia/Pacific Rim region, during the past three
months. Sales of the X-Series of CCD detectors are driving IDC's continuing
"Winning this project after such a thorough evaluation process is a
testament to the quality of IDC's DR technology," said Mr. Sidong Huang, IDC
Vice President and General Manager of Asia. "We are proud to showcase the IDC
X-Series to the people of China and the world."
IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company) is a medical technology company and
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 high resolution radiographic images in the
digital format required for today's electronic medical record networks, all
without the use of film, environmentally harmful chemicals, cassettes or
expensive imaging plates. In addition to its number one ranking for three
consecutive quarters for customer service by MD Buyline, IDC is the recipient
of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award and is among the
2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which ranks the fastest growing technology,
media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
IDC is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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