Analog Devices’ Data Acquisition Chip Enables High Slice Count CT Scanners for Faster, Clearer Images
Published: Feb 04, 2009
NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Use of CT (computed tomography) scanning is increasing as technology improvements provide clearer, more detailed pictures of the human body for physician analysis and diagnosis. At the same time, healthcare facilities are faced with a growing need for better quality, faster, and more affordable diagnostic imaging equipment. Analog Devices, Inc., (NYSE: ADI) the leading provider of data conversion technology and longtime collaborator to the medical imaging industry, is addressing these needs with a new current-to-digital converter chip that enables high slice count CT systems to capture real-time moving images – such as a beating heart – with a high degree of accuracy and detail.