By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

November 14, 2010 -- Product enhancements from Resonance Technology of Northridge, CA, that aim at improving patient comfort and the entertainment value of its MRI-compatible CinemaVision audiovisual system will be showcased at the 2010 RSNA meeting.

The firm will debut a low-profile active noise-cancellation headset designed to block MRI gradient noise. An attached digital microphone is equipped with similar active noise cancellation, while its broad-spectrum audio frequency range aids communications between technologists and patients.

Other new products from Resonance Technology to be introduced at the RSNA show include:

  • A flexible thin-film transistor (TFT) video pane/reflective entertainment viewing system featuring a high-definition video display with a mirrored digital stereo audio-video headset for recorded and live patient entertainment
  • A digital MRI-compatible CinemaVision camera mounted directly on the front or rear of the MRI gantry for patient observation
  • A new super extended graphics array (SXGA) head-mounted display offering 1280 x 1024 resolution and 40° field-of-view and compatibility up to 7-tesla field strength for functional MRI experiments
  • A programmable squeeze ball for a full range of verbal commands for brain activation studies

FuncLab, Resonance Technology's turnkey funtional MRI solution, has also been upgraded to operate in a small form-factor PC for smaller MR work spaces, according to the company.

Resonance updates CinemaVision, November 6, 2009

Road to RSNA, MRI, Resonance Technology, October 31, 2008

Road to RSNA, MRI, Resonance Technology, October 29, 2007

Road to RSNA, MRI, Resonance Technology, November 1, 2006

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