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Fovia Expands into Veterinary Imaging Market

 Animage’s Multi-Modality Solution Delivers HDVR®

Palo Alto and Pleasanton, California, January 31, 2013 — Fovia Inc., a global leader in advanced visualization, and Animage, LLC, an innovative developer and manufacturer of veterinary imaging equipment, today announced that Animage will enhance its product offering by integrating Fovia’s High Definition Volume Rendering® into Fidex, its unique, three-modality diagnostic imaging system.

Fidex combines computed tomography (CT), digital radiography (DR) and fluoroscopy to provide a cost-effective, small footprint solution, therefore making in-house 3D viable for veterinarians and animal researchers. Fovia’s CPU-based HDVR® enables Animage to offer “on-the-fly” advanced visualization to veterinarians and researchers on most major operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS), greatly expanding 3D imaging accessibility, flexibility and scalability in the veterinary field.

Fovia’s server-based architecture enables thin-client delivery of unrivaled image quality and performance anytime, anywhere.  In the veterinary market, Fovia’s flagship products, HDVR® Connect and HDVR® Mobile, provide unprecedented advancement in diagnosis, treatment and  pre-surgical planning.  With HDVR, veterinarians have rapid access to highly detailed images, therefore enabling them to make quick, well-reasoned decisions.  In cases where remote specialists are needed, Fovia’s unique architecture facilitates seamless, real-time collaboration.

“The level of detail that Fovia’s HDVR software provides allows exploration of structures never before seen in veterinary medicine,” said Horst Bruning, President and CEO of Animage.  “With 3D imaging becoming increasingly important in our field, we are thrilled to be on the cutting-edge of veterinary clinical care and research by using Fovia’s best-in-class rendering.”

Ken Fineman, Chief Executive Officer of Fovia, stated, “We are excited to be working with a company that has put such extensive thought into the unique needs of their market.  Fidex successfully addresses the need for a mutli-modality, cost-effective, small-footprint imaging solution for veterinary offices and research facilities.”

About Fovia, Inc.

Fovia, Inc. was founded in 2003 to address the challenge of data explosion – the exponentially increasing amount of data being acquired by modern imaging modalities.  The firm has developed a CPU-based, High Definition Volume Rendering software solution that leverages and scales with multi-core, multi‑processor and multi-threaded generational processor development.  Fovia’s HDVR Connect and HDVR Mobile solutions are more scalable, cost effective, flexible, and easily deployable on an enterprise-wide basis than GPU or other hardware-based approaches.  They can be easily and natively integrated into various original equipment manufacturers’ offerings, thereby enabling OEMs to deliver unrivaled image quality and uncompromised performance, both locally and remotely, in 2D, 3D and 4D advanced volume visualization applications.  More information can be found at www.fovia.com.

About Animage, LLC:

Animage, LLC develops and manufactures cutting-edge radiological imaging technology and equipment designed specifically for companion animal veterinary practice and research environments.  Animage, LLC was founded in 2008 to bring advanced diagnostic imaging technology to the veterinary practice market.  Animage, LLC is a subsidiary of Exxim Computing Corporation (www.exxim-cc.com), a diagnostic imaging software company founded in 2002.  Exxim is a specialist in 3D imaging, tomographic image reconstruction, and 3D visualization for medical and NDT applications.  Exxim has customers worldwide, such as Siemens and Imaging Sciences, who use Exxim’s software to optimize the performance and diagnostic value of their diagnostic imaging hardware.

 

February 8, 2013 I Written By

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Fovia Adds HDVR® Mobile to Medical and Dental OEM Offering

Customizable App Provides Increased Image Accessibility

Palo Alto, California, November 13, 2012 — Fovia, Inc., the developer of High Definition Volume Rendering® and a world leader in imaging technology, today announced the release of HDVR® Mobile, providing anytime, anywhere access to medical and dental 3D applications.  Following the success of Fovia’s HDVR® Connect, Fovia’s HDVR Mobile allows original equipment manufacturers to easily integrate and distribute advanced visualization applications on mobile devices.

HDVR Mobile’s intuitive interface is ideal for remote viewing by healthcare professionals, while its robust SDK feature set makes it easy for OEMs to customize interfaces for their target markets. Fovia’s scalable, CPU-based, thin-client technology provides critical information “on-the-fly” via the cloud, local networks, or as an integrated component of existing architectures.  With HDVR Mobile’s complete mobile imaging solution, Fovia’s OEM partners can significantly enhance their products by incorporating the advanced visualization “gold standard” into their proprietary workflows.

HDVR Mobile provides unprecedented quality and detail on high-resolution tablets and smartphones.  When combined with increased network performance, HDVR Mobile eliminates many of the constraints currently faced by doctors and dentists.  Fovia, a dedicated leader in imaging technology, remains at the forefront of advanced visualization applications by working with OEMs to develop mobile applications that improve bedside workflows, enhance patient education, supplement operating room decisions, and enable detailed surgical simulations.

Thomas Schiff, D.M.D., Professor Emeritus, and former Chair of the Radiology Department and Director of Clinical Research at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, stated, “The core value proposition of Fovia’s HDVR Mobile is that it enables more rapid and accurate decision-making by healthcare professionals.”  Dr. Schiff, a leading authority on dental volumetric imaging, and an internationally recognized contributor in the fields of dentistry and radiology, continued, “Universal access to High Definition Volume Rendering will significantly enhance medical and dental care by providing advanced visualization when and where it is most urgently needed.”

About Fovia, Inc.

Fovia, Inc. was founded in 2003 to address the challenge of data explosion – the exponentially increasing amount of data being acquired by modern imaging modalities.  The firm has developed a CPU-based, High Definition Volume Rendering software solution that leverages and scales with multi-core, multi-processor and multi-threaded generational processor development.  Fovia’s HDVR Connect and HDVR Mobile solutions are more scalable, cost effective, flexible, and easily deployable on an enterprise-wide basis than GPU or other hardware-based approaches.  They can be easily and natively integrated into various original equipment manufacturers’ offerings, thereby enabling OEMs to deliver unrivaled image quality and uncompromised performance, both locally and remotely, in 2D, 3D and 4D advanced volume visualization applications.  More information can be found at www.fovia.com.

November 17, 2012 I Written By

David C. Wilkins Joins Fovia as Director of Business Development

Fovia Attracts Industry Veteran to Manage Demand for HDVR® 

Palo Alto, California — September 5, 2012 Fovia, Inc., a global leader in volume rendering technology, today announced that David Wilkins, who has a proven record of delivering successful products to the digital and healthcare imaging industries during his 27-year career, has joined the company as Director of Business Development.

Mr. Wilkins was most recently Director of Product Management at lifeIMAGE, where he was responsible for expanding their cloud-based medical image sharing network used by both physicians and patients.  Prior to his tenure at lifeIMAGE, Mr. Wilkins was the product architect of AMICAS’ Next Generation PACS Workstation, managing a team that developed diagnostic imaging software focused on visualization and clinical workflow.  Mr. Wilkins has also held positions with Adobe, Hewlett-Packard and IBM.  While at Adobe, he invented resolution-independent technology and co-founded PictureIQ, an Adobe spin-off whose software enabled optimized web transmission of enhanced digital photos, animation and graphics by consumer-imaging devices.  Mr. Wilkins was awarded a prestigious HP Fellowship at Stanford University where he received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science.

Mr. Wilkins commented, “I have been impressed with Fovia’s volume rendering technology for many years.  Having interacted with Fovia on several projects beginning in 2005, I was inspired to become part of such a forward-thinking company that continues to be the gold standard in advanced visualization software.  I look forward to expanding the markets and industry applications for Fovia’s HDVR.”

Ken Fineman, Chief Executive Officer of Fovia stated, “The increasing demand for Fovia’s High Definition Volume Rendering® solution has created the need to scale our technology and business development efforts.  Mr. Wilkins’s portfolio includes a rare combination of technical expertise and innovation, along with business development and product management experience.  We are confident that Mr. Wilkins’ unique skill set will strengthen Fovia’s already prominent position in the volume rendering arena.  I am proud that Fovia continues to attract top talent in the field of advanced visualization, and I am pleased that someone of Mr. Wilkins’ stature recognizes the opportunity to accelerate our expansion.”

About Fovia, Inc.

Fovia has developed High Definition Volume Rendering®, a CPU-based, advanced visualization technology platform that delivers unparalleled quality, performance, scalability and flexibility.  Fovia’s innovative HDVR® solution successfully overcomes the inherent limitations of other currently available imaging technologies, thereby enabling local, enterprise-wide and web-based volumetric rendering with affordable, off-the-shelf computers.

Fovia’s flagship product, HDVR® Connect, is a software-only, advanced visualization solution that includes all of the key attributes required by today’s vendors and their customers: performance, quality, scalability, anytime/anywhere image access, cost-effectiveness and flexibility.  With HDVR Connect, OEM vendors can deliver unrivaled image quality and uncompromised performance, both locally and remotely, in 2D, 3D and 4D advanced volume visualization applications.

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