Digital Radiography - Global Strategic Business Report

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Dublin, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Digital Radiography - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Digital Radiography in US$ Million and Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 70 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Air Techniques Inc.
  • Analogic Corporation
  • Canon U.S.A. Inc.
  • Carestream Health Inc.
  • GE Healthcare Limited
  • Hologic Inc.
  • Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd.
  • IMIX Holding AB
  • Mindray Medical International Ltd.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Sectra
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Suni Medical Imaging Inc.
  • Swissray International Inc
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • Trixell S.A.S.
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Infimed Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary


  • Digital Radiography Changing the Dynamics of Medical Imaging II-1
  • Where Does DR Stand in a Changing Medical Imaging Landscape? II-1
  • Why DR? II-2
  • How DR Outperforms CR II-3
  • Note on Technology Uptake II-4
  • Lessons Learnt Along the Way II-4
  • What's the Ground Reality Today? II-5
  • How Far Has Radiology Come In the Current Digital Age? II-5
  • How Far Will CR & DR Go Hand-in-Hand II-6
  • How Long before DR Becomes Mainstream As CR? II-7
  • Complications in System Integration Comes As a Major Reality Shock II-7
  • So Why Go Digital? II-8
  • In Conclusion, What Are the Market Prospects for DR? II-8
  • Outlook II-9
  • Enabling Technologies of DR Detectors II-9
  • Large Area TFT II-10
  • Conclusions II-10
  • The Next Future Wave of Digital Radiography II-10
  • How Is the Technology Different From Charged-Coupled Devices? II-11
  • What the Industry Offers & Where to Look for Good Deals II-11


  • Impact of Economy Slowdown II-13
  • Short Market Sizzlers II-14
  • Dental Practices Increasingly Adopt Digital Radiography II-14
  • Component Manufacturers Eye Low Cost DR Retrofit Market in Europe and Asia II-14
  • Innovations & Price Erosions Keep DR Market Aflame II-15
  • Continuous R&D Efforts Keep the Market Pulsating II-15
  • Competitive Scenario: A Review II-15
  • The Importance of PACS in Driving DR Deployment II-16
  • What's the Real World Hitch? II-17
  • DR Procedural Volumes On the Rise II-17
  • Key Statistics: II-18
  • Installations Worldwide II-21


  • A Primer II-22
  • Limitations of Traditional/ Analog Detectors II-22
  • Modern Tools for Superior Image Capture II-22
  • Image Intensifier -TV (II-TV) Camera Systems II-22
  • Thin Film Transistor (TFT) Technology II-23
  • Digital Detectors II-23
  • Flat Panel Detectors II-23
  • Amorphous Selenium Detector Technology (Direct Conversion Detectors) II-24
  • Amorphous Silicon Detector Technology (Indirect Conversion Detectors) II-24
  • CCD (Charge-Coupled Devices) II-24
  • Storage Phosphor Detectors II-25
  • Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) II-25
  • Digital Radiography (DR): A Technical Exposition II-25
  • Functioning of a Typical DR System II-26
  • Advantages of DR Systems II-26
  • Disadvantages of DR Systems II-26
  • Evaluation of DR Systems II-27
  • Detector Element and Matrix Size II-27
  • Spatial Resolution II-27
  • Image Quality II-28
  • A Comparison Between Screen-Film Detectors & Digital Detectors II-28
  • How Does DR Compare With CR? II-28
  • Computed Radiography Vis-à-Vis Digital Radiography: A Comparison II-29
  • CR Vis-à-Vis Conventional Film II-29
  • Advantages II-29
  • Disadvantages II-29
  • Radiography: A Primer II-30
  • Imaging Modalities Used in Radiography II-30
  • Fluoroscopy II-30
  • Computed Tomography II-30
  • Ultrasound II-31
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) II-31
  • DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) II-31
  • Nuclear Medicine II-31
  • DR in Veterinary II-31


  • Carestream Health Upgrades Carestream DRX-1 System II-32
  • Sirona Dental Systems Launches Schick 33 II-32
  • UMG Medical Imaging Introduces OTC12 Radiographic Suite and Overhead Tube Crane Series II-32
  • FUJIFILM Medical Systems Unveils AcSelerate Digital Radiography (DR) Unit II-33
  • MinXray to Launch SA100AP.DR Digital Radiography System II-33
  • Vatech America Obtains FDA Approval for PaX-i Range of Digital X-Ray Systems II-33
  • Carestream Health Launches Software Features for DRX Digital Radiography Systems II-34
  • Varian to Launch PaxPower X-ray Tubes and PaxScan Flat Panel Digital Detectors II-34
  • GE Healthcare Unveils Discovery XR656 II-34
  • Canon U.S.A. Unveils New CXDI-401 Series II-34
  • IDC Extends Product Line by Adding Flat Panel Digital Solution II-35
  • IMIX Introduces Three New Digital Detectors II-35
  • Siemens Launches Multix Fusion Series II-36
  • Siemens Launches Multix Select DR II-36
  • Konica Minolta Releases Xpress DR System II-36
  • eFotoXpress Introduces a New EAGLE Digital Radiography System II-37
  • Canon Launches CXDI-70C, Wireless Digital Radiography Sensor System II-38
  • Vetel Diagnostics Installs EmpowerEQ Wireless DR System at San Francisco Zoo II-38
  • Konica Minolta Demonstrates ImagePilot, Integrated Digital Radiotherapy and Orthopedic EMR Systems II-38
  • Canon Develops CXDI-70C, the First Wireless Digital Radiography System II-39
  • InnoVet Rolls Out Digital/Digital-Ready Veterinary Radiographic Systems under "Versa Family" II-39
  • Mindray Rolls Out DigiEye 760 II-40
  • Royal Philips Electronics Introduces DigitalDiagnost - ER Wireless X-ray system and Juno DRF II-40
  • GE Healthcare Introduces FlashPad II-40
  • DALSA to Unveil Latest Developments in Digital X-Ray Imaging II-40
  • IDCL Introduces Magellan 3.6 Imaging Software II-40
  • Siemens Introduces Ysio Digital Radiography Systems with Riverain Medicals SoftView Enhanced Chest Imaging Technology II-41
  • DALSA Unveils Helios10 MD Panel II-41
  • North Star Imaging Unveils efX-DR Digital Radiography Image Analysis Software II-41
  • Genesis Digital to Launch 'NEO DR Wireless System' Jointly with Carestream II-42
  • Vetel Diagnostics Launches Companion Animal Digital Radiography (DR) System II-42
  • Canon Europe Launches Four Direct Digital Radiography Detectors II-42
  • Hudson Digital Systems Unveils the First Flat Panel Digital Radiography Detector Priced Under US$50K II-43
  • EDGE Medical Introduces a Digital Plasma-based Imaging Detector II-43
  • Canon Unveils a Digital Radiography System, CXDI-40G II-43
  • Canon U.S.A. Introduces Three New DR Systems II-44
  • Fujifilm to Introduce Internet-Based Support Service II-44
  • Imaging Dynamics Rolls Out Magellan 3.4 II-44
  • InfiMed Launches i4 DR II-45
  • Eklin Medical Systems Launches RapidStudy DR Imaging and VIA Solutions II-45
  • Royal Philips Electronics Rolls Out Essenta DR Compact II-45
  • Varian Medical Systems Exhibits PaxScan Flat Panel X-Ray Image Detectors II-46
  • Canon Medical Systems Develops Portable Flat-Panel DR System II-46
  • GE Healthcare Launches range of DR X-Ray Products II-46
  • SimonDR Launches VetVision DRDs in Collaboration with Del Medical II-47


  • Varian Medical Systems Acquires InfiMed II-48
  • Fujinon Merges with Fujifilm Medical II-48
  • 3DISC Imaging Takes Over CoreWare II-48
  • Canon Europe Takes Over Delft Diagnostic Imaging II-49
  • Spellman High Voltage Electronics Snaps Up K&S Röntgenwerk Bochum II-49
  • Health Canada Sanctions Medical Device License to CARESTREAM
  • DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray System II-50
  • FC Barcelona Purchases DRX-Evolution System II-50
  • ImageWorks and Sound-Eklin Enter into Partnership II-50
  • Agfa HealthCare Secures Contract from Novation for Digital Radiography Systems II-51
  • IMIX Enters into Partnership with Novarad II-51
  • Canon Acquires FDA Approval for Two Digital Radiography Detectors II-51
  • Carestream Health Takes Over Quantum Medical Imaging II-52
  • MAGNET Group Adds CARESTREAM DRX-Imaging and RIS/PACS Systems II-52
  • IMIX Merges Operations with Arcoma II-53
  • Barco Acquires FIMI II-53
  • IMIX and NovaRad Team Up to Make DR Affordable to Orthopedic Centers and Small Hospitals II-54
  • IDC Inks Deal with Merge Healthcare for ProPlanner™ Software II-54
  • Intermountain Healthcare and Carestream Health Ink Agreement for DRX-1 Systems II-55


  • VCA Antech Acquires Eklin Medical Systems II-56
  • Shimadzu Inks a Partnership Agreement with EDDA II-56
  • IMIX Americas Inks Cooperation Agreement with Arcoma II-57
  • IDC Receives Three Contracts for Indian Hospitals II-57
  • IDC Inks Strategic Distribution Agreement with White Mountain Imaging II-58
  • KDF Supplies 844i Systems for Digital X-Ray Production Facility II-58
  • Eklin Medical and AVENTIX Animal Health Ink Distributorship Agreement II-58
  • Swissray Sells Operations II-58
  • Carestream Health Bags New Orders for Imaging Systems II-59
  • Carestream Health's New DRX-1 System Obtains License from Health Canada II-59
  • Canon Purchases Virtual Imaging II-60
  • Merge Healthcare and Eklin Medical Systems Expand Distribution Agreement II-60
  • IMIX and FusionOne Enter into Partnership II-60
  • SimonDR and Advance Micro Systems Enter into Partnership II-61


  • Air Techniques, Inc. (USA) II-62
  • Analogic Corporation (USA) II-62
  • Canon U.S.A., Inc. (USA) II-62
  • Carestream Health, Inc (USA) II-63
  • GE Healthcare Limited (USA) II-63
  • Hologic, Inc. (USA) II-64
  • Imaging Dynamics Company Ltd. (Canada) II-64
  • IMIX Holding AB (Sweden) II-64
  • Mindray Medical International Ltd. (China) II-64
  • Philips Healthcare (USA) II-65
  • Sectra (Sweden) II-65
  • Siemens Healthcare (Germany) II-66
  • Suni Medical Imaging, Inc. (USA) II-66
  • Swissray International, Inc (USA) II-66
  • Shimadzu Corporation (Japan) II-67
  • Trixell S.A.S. (France) II-67
  • Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (USA) II-67
  • Infimed, Inc. (USA) II-68


III. Market

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 70 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (95)

  • The United States (47)
  • Canada (5)
  • Japan (6)
  • Europe (26)
  • France (2)
  • Germany (3)
  • The United Kingdom (4)
  • Italy (1)
  • Spain (1)
  • Rest of Europe (15)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (8)
  • Middle East (2)
  • Africa (1)

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