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Proposed teleworking platform for workstations supporting multimedia medical applications
Author(s): George Orphanos; Dimitris Kanellopoulos; Lambros Prentzas; Stavros Koubias
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Paper Abstract

Teleworking refers to the usage of telecommunication facilities to improve human to human collaboration and enhance performance of work. This paper focuses on the way teleworking affects medicine. In particular, a teleworking platform is proposed to support multimedia medical applications embedded into RISC-based workstations. In order to support the teleworking platform, current commercially available products have to be taken into consideration and a range of new technologies need to be developed and made available. In this paper, we put emphasis on a RISC-based workstation, UNIXTM operating system, communication protocols capable to support the teleworking platform, and ISDN network capabilities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1899, Medical Imaging 1993: PACS Design and Evaluation, (8 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152868
Show Author Affiliations
George Orphanos, Univ. of Patras (Greece)
Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Univ. of Patras (Greece)
Lambros Prentzas, Univ. of Patras (Greece)
Stavros Koubias, Univ. of Patras (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1899:
Medical Imaging 1993: PACS Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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