IDC launches innovative version of its imaging software

    CALGARY, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - IDC (Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd.) (TSX: IDL),
the global leader in the rapidly growing market for digital radiography (DR),
is pleased to announce the highly anticipated release of its proprietary image
acquisition software, Magellan version 3.4.
    Magellan 3.4 is a major upgrade to IDC's CCD based digital radiography
product offering. It is compatible with the IDC Xplorer and X-Series DR
platforms and will be available through IDC's global distribution channels.
    Among the enhancements provided by the Magellan 3.4 software are an
updated calibration wizard, extended parameter ranges, plus the new
BrightField model, an adaptive algorithm which optimizes diagnostic image
quality and consistency.
    Mr. Tom Boon, IDC President & CEO said of the release, "This new software
platform represents an evolution for existing IDC users and is consistent with
our focus on meeting customer needs by providing enhancements which improve
the performance of their IDC DR systems." Mr. Boon continues, "The
introduction of the new Magellan software demonstrates our commitment to
meeting our customers' needs and continual improvement. We have once again
shown outstanding innovation in the industry with our user-friendly image
acquisition software and DR technology."
    Mr. Milt Getz, Director of Radiology for Midwest Orthopaedic Center in
Peoria, IL states, "Our technologists are impressed with the new features
provided by the Magellan 3.4 software. Its increased functionality has shown a
positive impact on the workflow in our three IDC DR rooms. The Orthopaedic
Physicians are pleased with the consistent density and high quality images
achieved using the new Magellan software." Mr. Getz continued, "We are
committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. With the
IDC DR technology, we are confident we are meeting that commitment."
    Magellan 3.4 is included with all new IDC DR Systems and available for
existing customer upgrades.

    About IDC:

    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 line of direct capture technology replaces
conventional film-based image capture and provides a cost-effective
alternative to cassette based 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 damaging chemicals, cassettes or
expensive imaging plates. In addition to receiving the 2007 Frost & Sullivan
Technology Innovation Award and the 2008 PROFIT 100 ranking as one of Canada's
fastest-growing companies and celebration of entrepreneurial achievement. IDC
was also recognized by the 2008 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. Visit the IDC Web site:

    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: for Public Relations inquiries: Ms. Michelle
Naismith, Marketing Manager, IDC, 1-866-975-6737,; for Investor Relations inquiries: Mr. Swapan
Kakumanu, Chief Financial Officer, IDC, 1-866-975-6737,

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