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NDS Surgical Imaging Broadens Clinical Capabilities with Acquisition of Wireless Full HD Technology; Announces Plan for Medical-Grade ZeroWire® Product Line

SAN JOSE, Calif. - June 23, 2009 -- NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) of San Jose, California, today announced the acquisition of a wireless video technology that extends its current imaging capabilities in the operating room (OR) and beyond. By integrating this new technology with its market-leading medical visualization and informatics platforms, the company plans to develop a compelling array of wireless solutions for surgical, endoscopy and interventional suites.

The new medical-grade ZeroWire product line will deliver the world's finest full HD image quality with assured interference immunity and security, using the patented technology acquired from TZero Technologies. Based upon open industry standards, ZeroWire products will be purpose built with ultra-low latency for real-time surgical video, providing the highest reliability and performance achievable for today's multi-modality imaging environments. With this acquisition, NDSsi also formed a wireless engineering team, creating the first dedicated wireless development capability in the medical visualization industry.  

"We understand the importance of image quality and reliability, especially for minimally-invasive surgical procedures," explained John Murphy, the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, "and NDSsi will provide a uniquely robust wireless solution to our medical OEM customers and partners. The prospect of implementing high-performance HD wireless solutions in surgical imaging is very exciting."

As a global leader in medical visualization informatics, the core mission of NDSsi is to enable new clinical imaging solutions and fuel collaborative medicine. In addition to quality and reliability, these new wireless capabilities will also help drive OR productivity by lowering installation costs, accelerating OR turn-around time, and offering greater flexibility to clinicians everywhere.

About NDS Surgical Imaging

Based in Silicon Valley, California, NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) provides visualization systems that enable medical and surgical imaging solutions from the radiology reading room to the OR, endoscopy and interventional suites.   NDSsi products have revolutionized medical imaging applications for more than 12 years. 

As the company moves into the next decade of innovation, the core focus remains to deliver cutting-edge visualization display products and informatics appliances that enable new clinical imaging solutions and fuel collaborative medicine. NDSsi is a privately-held company with US-based R&D and manufacturing and a global presence, with 200,000 systems installed in more than 35 countries worldwide.   For more information, visit www.ndssi.com.


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