New Ultra-Fast Image Enhancement Product

BOSTON, Mass. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden – March 15, 2007 – ContextVision, software imaging partner for the most recognized medical imaging manufacturers worldwide, today announced GOPView™ USXi. Building on ContextVision’s GOP algorithm, GOPView USXi offers ultra-fast digital image enhancement and speckle reduction for demanding applications in ultrasound.

GOPView USXi includes a sophisticated new software algorithm for speckle reduction and image enhancement in real-time, designed for manufacturers seeking to enhance their ultrasound products with the latest digital image-enhancement technology. The software allows for extended parameter customization in order to fine tune output for particular usage scenarios. GOPView USXi is also user interface independent, and runs on a PC with Windows 2000/XP/NT 4, as well as on Linux.

“GOPView USXi boosts performance by offering extraordinary speed as well as full use of multiple windows for customized information display with simultaneous, world-class image quality,” said Jan-Erik Hedborg, President and CEO of ContextVision. “USXi’s compatibility with advanced computing technologies, such as dual-core processor technology and thread-safe algorithm implementation, enable a leap forward in digital image enhancement speed and performance.”

ContextVision also announced that it sold over 10,000 image enhancement licenses in 2006, of which approximately two thirds were for ultrasound systems. This indicates an all-time high license demand for ContextVision’s speckle and image enhancement products.

ContextVision’s proprietary adaptive algorithms are based on its GOP® Technology.

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ContextVision is the software imaging partner to the most recognized medical imaging manufacturers worldwide, enabling them to rapidly deliver leading products to market and provide next-generation upgrades while focusing on their customers. ContextVision’s world leading imaging software offers the greatest image clarity and quality available, enabling unprecedented diagnostic confidence. The company has worldwide offices with corporate sales and marketing in Stockholm, Sweden and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, Norway under the SMB list (ticker: COV).


Perrin McCormick
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