Imaging Diagnostic Systems Signs Shimadzu Medical to Market Its CTLM(R) Laser Breast Imaging Device in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
Published: May 14, 2012
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - May 14, 2012) - Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: IMDS), a pioneer in laser breast imaging, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Shimadzu Medical to market and sell its Computed Tomography Laser Mammography (CTLM®) System in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
"This strategic move follows in line with our vision to be in the forefront of innovative technologies that will further enhance our business. The Directors of Shimadzu Corporation unanimously agreed that the CTLM® system could heighten our image in the breast imaging realm. IDSI has developed a high quality innovative breast imaging product that will expand our product range. Shimadzu is well positioned to provide ongoing sales, service and support for the CTLM given our history and expertise in the medical device arena. We are excited to make this innovative technology available to women in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands," commented Nick Mascoulis, General Manager/Shimadzu Medical Systems (Oceania) P/L.
Shimadzu Medical Systems (Oceania) Pty Ltd is an Australasian subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan. Shimadzu's goal is to support a healthy, comfortable living for all people. They have strived to contribute to people's health and well-being since their inception in 1875. Shimadzu focuses on the development of "molecular imaging technology" to enable detection of subtle symptoms before the onset of full-blown diseases.
Linda Grable, CEO of Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., states, "IDSI is very excited to appoint Shimadzu Corporation, a leader of global technologies, as the distributor in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. We are eager to work with Shimadzu to make CTLM® available to women in that part of the globe."
About Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc.
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. is the developer of the CTLM system; a revolutionary optical breast imaging device. Optical mammography is a diffuse optical imaging technique (DOT) that aims at detecting breast cancer. The CTLM® system utilizes patented continuous wave laser technology and computed algorithms to create 3-D images of the breast. The procedure is non-invasive, painless, and does not expose the patient to ionizing radiation or painful breast compression. The CTLM® system has received certification and licenses to sell internationally through the following approvals; European CE marking, Health Canada, China SFDA, UL, ISO 13485:2003 and FDA export certification. Pending Mexico COFEPRIS and Russian GOST-R.
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