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A Standard Product Interface For Digital Medical Imaging Equipment
Author(s): E. Alzner; G. Arink; F. W. Gutzwiller; K. C. Menke; M. F. Rossi
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Paper Abstract

Rapid changes in digital technology and its application to medical equipment demand a standard communications interface which system integrators can use as a common and stable link between equipment of different type, manufacture and vintage. A Standard Product Interface fulfilling this need is proposed for consideration for industry-wide use. It relies on a message-passing protocol with a standard message format, standard message transport functions, and a separate physical link to make it independent of a particular imaging equipment, local area network, or medical information system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 1984
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0515, Medical Images and Icons, (3 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.964741
Show Author Affiliations
E. Alzner, Philips Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)
G. Arink, Philips Medical Systems (Netherlands)
F. W. Gutzwiller, Philips Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)
K. C. Menke, Philips Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)
M. F. Rossi, Philips Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0515:
Medical Images and Icons
Andre J. Duerinckx; Murray H. Loew; Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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