Carestream secures 64 patents in 2013
Article Thumbnail ImageJanuary 15, 2014 -- Carestream Health was awarded 64 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2013 for innovations in radiology, healthcare IT, dental imaging, and other areas.

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Highlights of the new patents include the following:

  • Innovations in Carestream's portfolio of wireless digital x-ray detectors that enhance medical image quality.
  • Improvements to Carestream's Vue PACS software.
  • Advancements in dental imaging, dental image processing and software, and new dental restoration systems.
  • New technology in intraoral optical camera systems and dental radiography sensors.
  • Developments in Carestream imagers and media that print digital x-ray exams onto medical film and paper.

The company was also awarded 33 patents from countries outside the U.S., including Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and several European countries, Carestream said.