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Visage Imaging and Viatronix, Inc Sign Comprehensive Marketing Agreement for Virtual Colonoscopy Product


11/26/2008 8:01:25 AM

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visage Imaging(R), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. , announced it has signed a comprehensive marketing agreement with Viatronix(R), Inc., a leading developer of 2D/3D medical imaging and diagnostic software. Under the agreement, Visage Imaging will act as a representative for Viatronix's V3D-Colon(R) Virtual Colonoscopy product in the United States. The agreement expands Viatronix's domestic marketing arm, while extending Visage Imaging's applications portfolio for advanced visualization products.

"We are extremely excited to be working with Viatronix," said Jim Schumacher, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Visage Imaging. "Virtual Colonoscopy is becoming a requirement within our customer base, and the planned, seamless integration of V3D-Colon with our Visage CS platform is the solution. We are proud to team up with a true market leader in providing this critical technology."

"We are delighted to enter into this agreement, and believe the integrated solution harnesses the power of both products to deliver maximum benefit to the end user," said Zaffar Hayat, CEO and President of Viatronix. "The timing could not be better because the demand for Virtual Colonoscopy is growing rapidly in the U.S."

For more information on Visage Imaging's comprehensive line of clinical products, visit Visage Imaging at RSNA 2008 in Booth #7139 in the North Building of McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, November 30 to December 5; visit www.visageimaging.com; or contact Visage Imaging at info@visageimaging.com or +1 888-3D-VISAGE.

Viatronix - Seeing Is Believing(TM)

Viatronix is a leading innovator and developer of 2D/3D medical imaging and diagnostic software. The software enables physicians to interactively view vital organs and anatomical structures within the human body from data acquired by standard medical imaging equipment in minimally or non-invasive methods.

Viatronix, through application of the V3D(R) technology, is developing additional innovative products that will be useful in early detection of other diseases, treatment planning, intervention, and follow-up evaluation. Viatronix, Inc. is located in Stony Brook, NY. To learn more, call us toll free at 1-866-887-4636, log on to www.viatronix.com, or visit us at RSNA 2008 in Chicago's McCormick Place, Booth #1518 (Hall D) in the East Building, November 30 - December 5, 2008.

Visage Imaging, Inc. - Visioneering Science for Life(R)

Visage Imaging, Inc. (www.visageimaging.com) designs and engineers clinical products that present its customers with the ability to overcome demanding market challenges and improve diagnostic results with accuracy and expedience. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc., Visage Imaging incorporates Mercury's 20+ years of technical expertise and deep knowledge of the science behind diagnostic applications into its practice, and leverages this experience to push the boundaries of what is possible within its domain.

Through collaborative learning, Visage Imaging has built a nimble, creative organization: one that is first to market with innovative 3D clinical applications, offers best-in-class 3D products that are unique and reliable, and helps its customers to accelerate their own market innovation and clinical benefit.

Forward-Looking Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those relating to the Viatronix V3D-Colon Virtual Colonoscopy product. You can identify these statements by our use of the words "may," "will," "should," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "continue," "estimate," "project," "intend," and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general economic and business conditions, including unforeseen weakness in Visage Imaging's markets, effects of continued geopolitical unrest and regional conflicts, competition, changes in technology and methods of marketing, delays in completing engineering and manufacturing programs, changes in customer order patterns, changes in product mix, continued success in technological advances and delivering technological innovations, continued funding of defense programs, the timing of such funding, changes in the U.S. Government's interpretation of federal procurement rules and regulations, market acceptance of Visage Imaging's products, shortages in components, production delays due to performance quality issues with outsourced components, inability to fully realize the expected benefits from acquisitions or delays in realizing such benefits, challenges in integrating acquired businesses and achieving anticipated synergies, and difficulties in retaining key customers. These risks and uncertainties also include such additional risk factors as are discussed in Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.'s recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. Visage Imaging cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Visage Imaging undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made.

Visage, Visage Imaging, and Visioneering Science for Life are registered trademarks of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders



CONTACT: Diane M Clifford, Director Global Marketing of Visage Imaging,
Inc., +1-978-967-1168, dclifford@visageimaging.com; Susan Levin of
Viatronix, Inc., +1-631-444-6181, Fax, +1-631-444-9701,
slevin@viatronix.com; or Kathleen Sniezek, Corporate Public Relations
Manager of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc., +1-978-967-1126, ksniezek@mc.com

Web site: http://www.visageimaging.com/
http://www.viatronix.com/
http://www.mc.com/


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