|[November 20, 2012]
3DISC Launches FireCR Dental Reader at 2012 RSNA
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Imaging, a manufacturer of digital imaging products, has launched a
compact, affordable computed radiography system for the dental market
designed to provide rapid, high-quality reading of reusable dental
imaging plates. With its small footprint, the FireCR
Dental Reader fits seamlessly into even the most space-challenged
dental offices and exam rooms, improving productivity and optimizing
chairside time with patients. The FireCR Dental Reader will be
introduced at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting
in Chicago Nov. 25-30 (Booth #4406).
Sigrid Smitt-Jeppesen, CEO of 3DISC Americas, said dental practices
today are increasingly looking to digital solutions, but the expense and
cumbersome imaging plates of direct digital systems limit their appeal.
"Computed radiography is the answer for many practices, and we've worked
hard to ensure that our new FireCR Dental Reader provides all of the
features needed to help dental practices achieve the workflow and
patient care benefits of digital imaging while optimizing chairside time
The FireCR Dental Reader's elegant design combines with a powerful yet
easy-to-use system. The reader is DICOM 3.0 compatible with existing
systems and uses reusable bite-wing and intraoral imaging plates that
are easier and faster to position than intraoral digital sensors.
Importantly, a true size 4c imaging plate is available, so technician
don't have to use software stitching to combine images from two size 3
plates-a cumbersome and inefficient process. Unlike some systems, there
also is no need to purchase and use protective covers for imaging
plates-eliminating extra steps and expense.
The FireCR Dental Reader also features a unique color touch-screen LCD
panel for seamless device operation. With no physical push buttons on
the unit and an intuitive user interface, entering operator instructions
has never been easier. The system's automated, magnetized feeding tray
offers "push and go" functionality, making it simple to operate for
Thomas Weldingh, CEO of 3DISC Europe, said that, in addition to its
simple "push and go" operation, the FireCR Dental Reader features other
automated processes that are key to efficient workflow. "Unique features
include integrated UV sterilization and erase functions-the system
sterilizes, scans, and clears the imaging plates so that they are
immediately ready to use again," Weldingh said.
Weldingh said that 3DISC's QuantorDent
Imaging Software optimizes image acquisition, processing, and
management. The easy-to-use software supports efficient workflow and
requires little training.
3DISC also offers a separate FireCR Dental Reader product that is
customized for the unique needs of veterinary practices and veterinary
dental clinics. FireCR Dental Readers will be available worldwide in the
first quarter of 2013. They are the newest addition to 3DISC's growing
line of compact, affordable CR systems and software products, which also
includes the FireCR+
Medical Reader, FireCR+ M Medical Reader, FireCR+
Veterinary Reader, and FireCR+ M Veterinary Reader designed for use
in hospitals, clinics, specialty practices such as podiatry and
chiropractic offices, and veterinary practices.
About 3DISC Imaging
specializes in quality imaging products for the medical, dental,
podiatry, chiropractic, and veterinary markets. Its products are based
on innovative concepts that provide highly productive, compact devices
and software that deliver uncompromising image quality at an affordable
price. The company has quickly developed strong distribution networks in
the United States and Europe, making its leading-edge products available
to a growing number of hospitals, clinics, specialty practices, and
satellite facilities seeking flexibility that lets them grow. For more
information, visit www.3DISCimaging.com.
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