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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

Fovia and CurveBeam Deliver HDVR® to the Orthopedic and Podiatric Markets via Small Footprint Cone Beam CT Scanner

CurveBeam Introduces CBCT Weight Bearing Scanner with HDVR® Connect
Palo Alto, CA and Warrington, PA – June 20, 2012 - Fovia Medical, Inc., a global leader in volume rendering technology, and CurveBeam, a leading provider of advanced imaging equipment and solutions, today announced that CurveBeam will enhance its product offerings by incorporating Fovia’s High Definition Volume Rendering® into its Cone Beam CT (CBCT) product line, providing local and remote access to advanced visualization for orthopedic and podiatry specialists.
CurveBeam designs and manufactures innovative specialty imaging equipment for the orthopedic and podiatric markets and recently announced FDA approval of its foot and ankle CBCT scanner, pedCAT™. Employing true weight bearing imaging technology, pedCAT utilizes Fovia’s HDVR® advanced visualization software to cost-effectively bring point-of-care advanced imaging into the private office, thereby revolutionizing treatment in foot and ankle care.
Fovia’s CPU-based, HDVR® Connect software delivers unrivaled 3D image quality and performance, giving specialists the tools needed to radically improve diagnosis, evaluation and treatment planning.
The combination of Fovia’s advanced visualization capabilities and CurveBeam’s expertise in diagnostic imaging gives specialists an unprecedented ability to view and manipulate data “on-the-fly,” thereby obviating delays in patient care. Fovia’s completely customizable SDK enables CurveBeam to offer the gold standard in medical imaging while staying true to pedCAT’s groundbreaking design and compact footprint.
“Advanced 3D visualization has become a critical component of medical care, clinical diagnosis and surgical planning,” said Arun Singh, President and CEO of CurveBeam. “We are proud to offer the precision of Fovia’s HDVR Connect software combined with our CBCT technology to produce undistorted images of the foot & ankle region under weight bearing conditions. Our foot & ankle specialty clients using HDVR, with its amazing clarity, flexibility and ease-of-use will be able to deliver enhanced quality care and improved surgical outcomes to their patients.”
Ken Fineman, Chief Executive Officer of Fovia, stated, “We are very pleased to have such an inventive partner in the orthopedic and podiatric markets.  CurveBeam, recognized as an innovator in imaging technology, has expanded the application of CBCT to a new sector. Fovia’s flexible, scalable solution is designed for use in a wide range of environments, and we are thrilled at this new application of our HDVR software.”
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.
July 7, 2012 I Written By

Fovia and iCRco Deliver High Definition Volume Rendering® to the Orthopedic Market

Collaboration Advances Orthopedic Visualization with HDVR® Connect

Palo Alto and Torrance, California May 8, 2012 – Fovia Medical, Inc., a world leader in volume rendering technology, and iCRco, a leading provider of innovative digital imaging solutions, today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to deliver High Definition Volume Rendering® to the orthopedic market.

iCRco develops and delivers comprehensive digital x-ray products, including an integrated suite of hardware, PACS and imaging software solutions for the medical, dental, chiropractic, veterinary and non-destructive testing markets.  The combination of Fovia’s imaging capabilities and iCRco’s orthopedic expertise gives physicians and radiologists an unprecedented ability to view and manipulate data “on-the-fly,” making lengthy pre- and post-processing steps, such as time-consuming surface rendering import and export, obsolete.

Fovia’s CPU-based thin client-server technology provides advanced visualization to OEMs through its customizable SDK integration solution.  Through its server-based architecture, HDVR® Connect provides high performance 3D locally or via web-based solutions, offering immediate access to imaging during critical stages of care.  HDVR Connect’s flexibility extends to its platform accessibility – operating in various combinations of Windows, Mac, Linux, and iOS client-server configurations.

“With the precision of Fovia’s HDVR Connect software, we are able to dramatically improve imaging studies for hip and knee replacement surgical planning, spinal cord trauma diagnostics, and other orthopedic surgical and clinical applications.  The list continues to grow as we investigate the advantages of Fovia’s scalable and flexible platform,” said Stephen Neushul, Chief Executive Officer of iCRco.  “Leveraging HDVR® in our products will provide us with the tools our orthopedic clients need to deliver the best quality care and the high rate of successful surgical outcomes expected by today’s health care consumers.”

Ken Fineman, Chief Executive Officer of Fovia, stated, “We are thrilled to have such a visionary partner with which to expand into the orthopedic market.  iCRco is keenly adept at recognizing the needs of a particular medical sector and being at the forefront of delivering revolutionary and adaptive innovations in imaging technology, while continuing to remain cost-effective.”

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.

For additional information and to learn more about commercial, academic or research licensing, visit www.fovia.com.

About iCRco

 

Founded in 1990 by Stephen Neushul, iCRco has introduced several innovative technologies with its direct digital radiography, computed radiography, film digitizer and PACS product lines. In 2002, iCRco introduced the first computed radiography machine to have True Flat Scan Path™ technology. Today, iCRco continues to lead its medical imaging categories through the development of innovative digital x-ray imaging solutions, including a complete suite of x-ray imaging hardware, PACS, imaging software and integrated solutions for the medical, orthopedic, women’s health, chiropractic, veterinary and non-destructive testing markets.

May 13, 2012 I Written By