Healthcare Industry News: joint replacement
News Release - December 30, 2008
Stryker Endoscopy Launches the World's First High-Definition Wireless Surgical Display With AMIMON's High-Definition Wireless TechnologySANTA CLARA, CA--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--Dec 30, 2008 -- AMIMON Inc. is pleased to announce that Stryker Endoscopy, a division of Stryker Corporation, has launched the world's first high-definition (HD) wireless video display for the operating room. Stryker Endoscopy's WiSe(TM) HDTV is embedded with AMIMON's wireless HD technology. AMIMON has granted Stryker Endoscopy exclusive access to its technology for the medical endoscopy market.
"Stryker Endoscopy is known for providing best-in-class high-definition visualization for surgeons," said William Chang, Stryker Endoscopy's vice president of research and development and chief technology officer. "Only AMIMON's high-definition wireless technology is capable of transmitting surgical video with no perceptible lag or interference throughout the entire operating room. This will allow surgeons greater flexibility in positioning the surgical display while operating. In addition, hospitals and surgery centers will save the hassle and cost of routing DVI cables through the ceilings and overhead booms."
"AMIMON's high-definition wireless technology is gaining strong industry support and is setting the standard for wireless HDTV connectivity," said Noam Geri, AMIMON's vice president of marketing and business development. "Several major CE manufacturers are currently offering a full range of products based on AMIMON's technology. AMIMON is proud to have worked with Stryker Endoscopy in enabling the use of its technology to meet the demanding needs of medical visualization."
AMIMON is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering wireless uncompressed high-definition video for universal connectivity among CE video devices. AMIMON is a founding member of the WHDI(TM) (Wireless Home Digital Interface) Special Interest Group formed by leading CE companies to define a new industry standard for multi-room wireless uncompressed HDTV connectivity.
AMIMON is headquartered in Herzliya, Israel, with offices in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; Tokyo, Japan; and Seoul, South Korea. More information is available at www.AMIMON.com.
About Stryker Corporation
Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. The Company's products include implants used in joint replacement, trauma, craniomaxillofacial and spinal surgeries; biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Stryker operates through 12 manufacturing and distribution divisions that employ over 16,000 people around the world. For more information about Stryker, please visit the company web site at http://www.stryker.com.
About Stryker Endoscopy
The Stryker Endoscopy division of Stryker Corporation is the technology leader in the operating room. Stryker Endoscopy's innovative products help improve patient outcomes while making surgery easier and more efficient for medical professionals. Stryker Endoscopy was the first entity to combine voice activation, infrared technology and high-definition digital capture and display devices to fully integrate the operating room. For more information about Stryker Endoscopy, please visit http://www.stryker.com/en-us/products/Endoscopy.
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