Fujifilm AcSelerate Digital Radiography system now available in Europe

New flat panel DR detector technology provides superior image quality

FDR AcSelerate

FDR AcSelerate

FDR AcSelerate, a groundbreaking flat panel DR system, which was first shown at the European Congress of Radiology in March this year, is now available throughout Europe. The new, most advanced and sophisticated DR system is suitable to revolutionize the capabilities of flat panel detectors through using amorphous selenium direct image capture technology and thus producing general radiographic images of exceptional quality. The FDR AcSelerate represents the next generation of Fujifilm´s 28 years of experience in digital x-ray capture technology featuring a direct detector for general radiography applications. By increasing the thickness of the amorphous selenium layer, the FDR AcSelerate detector provides one of the highest conversion efficiencies with a DQE (detective quantum efficiency) and is thus giving clinicians the potential for dose reduction and presenting image quality that is unprecedented among current general radiographic systems. ``We are proud that we can make this most advanced and sophisticated DR system now available to the European market´´ says Tsuneo Sakai, Senior Vice President Medical Systems of FUJIFILM Europe GmbH. ``Fujifilm has created the superior FDR AcSelerate system by revolutionizing an existing technology that takes the capabilities of flat panel detectors to the next level. The first test installations at Medical Universtities are really promising.´´ The x-ray component of the FDR AcSelerate is a fully automated table and upright system with a lightweight ergonomic design that takes much less effort to use, position and operate than traditional systems. With just the touch of a button, technologists at high volume facilities will benefit from the enhanced productivity and flexibility of the FDR AcSelerate. The system performs nearly any general radiology exam using fully automated features, thus avoiding physical stress and repetitive injury to technologists.   About Fujifilm FUJIFILM Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, Tokyo, and delivers technology solutions to meet the imaging and information needs of retailers, consumers, professionals and business customers throughout Europe. Fujifilm is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and network systems to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. Fujifilm’s Synapse PACS (picture archiving and communications system) provides a seamless solution for managing, storing and distributing images and information throughout the entire healthcare enterprise. Fujifilm employs more than 70,000 people worldwide and in the year ended March 31, 2009, had global revenues in excess of 18 billion Euro. The Fujifilm group comprises of 234 consolidated subsidiaries around the world. Approximately 7% of global turnover are invested into Research and Development each year – enabling the development of new and leading-edge products and services to ensure future growth. Duesseldorf, 15 October 2009 Further information:
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