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RSNA 2013: QUBYX to highlight PerfectLum medical display calibration software

November 29, 2013

On the 1st-6th of December, Qubyx Ltd. – a French developer of medical imaging software solutions, and Shareden Group, a US Healthcare IT software provider, will present QUBYX products to the Radiological Society of North America community at the annual meeting in Chicago.

11/28/2013, Nice, France – QUBYX Ltd. in cooperation with its US partner Shareden Group, will bepresenting PerfectLum Calibration and Quality Assurance software.PerfectLum has been developed to obtain superior image quality and to increase radiologist confidencein the diagnostic results.

“We are proud to be a part of the largestRadiology Conference in North America once again.This show is a great opportunity not only to present the latest improvements to Qubyx Software, but to learn from other’s experiences and to understand their needs better.” says Marc Leppla, QUBYX Director.

“PerfectLum Suite is an advanced and revolutionary imaging product,it’s compatible with virtually every premium commercial display and medical-grade monitor. Our customers experience sophisticated display calibration and quality assurance at an affordable price” saysR. Manielle Johnson, Shareden Group Director. “In addition, PerfectLum’s built-in Remote Management takes display monitoring and management to another level, allowing a single QA administrator to monitor alerts, manage assets and retrieve detailed historical data for multiple displays located at different facilities. With PerfectLum Suite the possibilities are endless.”

AllowingMulti-display and Multiplatform Support, Calibration to DICOM standard, Automated Quality Assurance, Uniformity Correction and especially Remote Management–PerfectLum is the perfect choice for hospitals with a large number of workstations. Individual consumers who have a common need in getting perfect color results from their digital workflow could benefit from Qubyx products as well.

Meant for medical professionals, RSNA 2013 will take place in Chicago from December 1st to December 6th. Visit Qubyx in booth #3848 in the South building, Hall A.

QUBYX at RSNA 2013

Where:
Booth #3848
South Building – Hall A
McCormick Place, Chicago

When:
December 1-6

Media Contacts
For further details and interview, please contact:

Mr. Marc Leppla
QUBYX Software Technologies Ltd.
tel. +1 518 618 1012
info@qubyx.com

http://www.qubyx.com

Mr. R. Manielle Johnson
Shareden Group, Inc.
tel. (866)651-5005
fax (866)651-0997
info@sharedengroup.com

http://www.sharedengroup.com

PerfectLum 3.5 DICOM Calibration Application for Mac Released

March 25, 2013

22/03/2013, Wilmington, DE, USA – QUBYX has announced the launch of PerfectLum 3.5 for Mac, the latest version of DICOM calibration software for diagnostic workstations, based on Mac OS.

“More and more medical imaging pros turn to Mac workstations. The problem is that most DICOM viewing and calibration applications are developed for Windows,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “PerfectLum calibration software for Mac is developed and steadily updated for these users, letting them analyze DICOM-compliant images on Mac machines as well.”

PerfectLum is a medical display calibration and QA tool, with such functions as DICOM, CIE L* calibrations and conformance, AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-157 acceptance and constancy testing, ICC profile generation, white and black level calibration. Improving performance of even consumer-grade displays to the requirements of medical standards, PerfectLum allows using more affordable monitors for medical imaging. With a scheduler feature and a Remote display management system, which enables system admins and QA supervisors to maintain quality of monitors from one location, PerfectLum is a time-efficient calibration solution, that ensures constant quality control.

New version 3.5 of PerfectLum medical display calibration software features improved calibration and profiling, better DDC/CI support and extended hardware support (more models of displays and sensors, such as Dell UltraSharp U3014, U2713h, U2413 displays and Gossen MavoSpot photometer, are supported now, and native support of most popular graphic cards is added). In addition to this, the new version has a number of user interface improvements, such as automatic detection of sensor information and user specified logos in calibration and QA reports.

Users of PerfectLum 3.0 can upgrade for free by downloading the update from PerfectLum downloads page. When the update is installed, the software will keep all history and preferences data. New users are encouraged to try a free demo version, that is available on the above mentioned page.

 

QUBYX Features PerfectLum-Dell Bundle and PerfectLum at RSNA

November 5, 2012

With its US partner Shareden Group, QUBYX will take part in RSNA 2012. QUBYX exhibits will include PerfectLum and Dell U3011 bundle and PerfectLum medical monitor calibration and QA tool.

10/30/2012, Nice, France – QUBYX Ltd., a developer of medical imaging software solutions, and Shareden Group, a US Healthcare IT tools provider, will present QUBYX products to the RSNA community at the annual meeting in Chicago. These products will include the FDA-approved Dell medical display and PerfectLum medical monitor calibration and QA tool.

“We are very glad to be able to present these promising products at one of the key events in the medical imaging industry,” says Marc Leppla, QUBYX Director. “We are sure that our software and the Dell display bundle are the cost-effective and high-quality solutions that radiology community is expecting.”

“The PerfectLum & Dell U3011 bundle, with its excellent performance and attractive price, is an exceptional offer for our customers,” says Mr. R. Manielle Johnson, President of Shareden Group. “It is an excellent choice for healthcare facilities that seek to reduce their medical display expenses without compromising image quality.”

The Dell U3011 display bundle is a 30” 4MP DICOM-calibrated monitor, supplied with PerfectLum calibration and QA application. With its IPS panel and a luminance level of 370 cd/m2, Dell Ultrasharp U3011 offers brilliance across the color spectrum, consistent colors and a great viewing angle. The bundled PerfectLum software allows performing hardware re-calibrations, using the 10-bit LUT of the display, as well as calibration conformance, white level check, acceptance and constancy tests, and so on. Certified by Food and Drug Administration, the display bundle can be safely used as a medical device.

PerfectLum medical display calibration tool will also be presented as a separate product, able to perform calibrations and QA tests on nearly any display. The application features DICOM, Gamma, and CIE L* calibrations, uniformity check and correction, acceptance and constancy tests to such regulations as AAPM TG18, IEC 62563-1, DIN 6868-57, DIN 6868-157 Norm-Entwurf, JESRA X-0093. With its remote display management capabilities, PerfectLum is a crucial tool for medical networks and telemedicine.

QUBYX at RSNA

Place:

Booth 5245C

South Building – Hall A

McCormick Place, Chicago

Dates:

November 25-30

QUBYX Products Now Provided by a US Reseller

October 26, 2012

QUBYX has signed a reseller agreement with a US company Shareden Group

10/25/2012, Nice, France – QUBYX Ltd., a developer of medical display solutions, and Shareden Group, a Healthcare IT tools provider, have signed a partnership agreement, authorizing Shareden Group as a QUBYX reseller in the United States.

“Our partnership with Shareden Group is certain to be beneficial for our expansion to the American medical imaging market,” says Marc Leppla, QUBYX Director and CTO. “We are confident that Shareden Group has the expertise it takes to ensure the best support and service for our US customers.”

QUBYX products, from now on supplied by Shareden Group, include medical display calibration tool PerfectLum, its extended version with display QA features PerfectLum Suite, and PerfectLum software  in bundle with the DICOM-calibrated Dell U3011 display.

PerfectLum application calibrates medical monitors to DICOM, CIE L* or Gamma, checks uniformity, white and black levels, calibration conformance, as well as creates ICC profiles for a display. PerfectLum Suite, along with these features, is able to perform AAPM, DIN, IEC, and JESRA acceptance and constancy tests, which makes it a crucial medical display QA tool. The software is also provided with a free remote display control system, which allows scheduling and starting tasks on multiple machines from a central administrator account.

The DICOM-compliant Dell U3011 display is provided in bundle with PerfectLum Suite software. Certified by the FDA, it is a fully functional 30-inch 4MP clinical review display. The bundled software enables the user to perform QA tests and re-calibrations, using the 10-bit LUT of the display.

Shareden Group offers and extensive product portfolio of healthcare IT solutions. These include medical monitor applications, online patient registration tools, cloud document management, EHR, and other solutions. With the products and services, offered by the company, its customers can have a single provider of services and tools for medical imaging.

About Shareden Group

Shareden Group is a value added reseller and Health IT consulting company, supplying IT solutions to medical facilities in the USA. Products and services, provided by Shareden Group, serve to enhance workflow, data access, and patients engagement, as well as improve clinical processes management. To read more about the Shareden Group, please go to www.sharedengroup.com.

UW Health Will Use PerfectLum Medical Monitor QA Software

July 3, 2012

03 July 2012, Wilmington, DE, USA – QUBYX PerfectLum medical display QA application, designed for DICOM and AAPM conformance of medical displays, will be applied in one more healthcare facility: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. The quality assurance capabilities of the medical monitor QA tool include acceptance and constancy testing according to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 18 standard, which is the key medical regulation in the United States.

“We have developed PerfectLum to meet the requirements of the most demanding customers and the most exigent medical standards,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “We are pleased to see our product used by some of the most respected healthcare facilities in the USA, which proves our commitment to the medical community.”

PerfectLum medical monitor calibration and quality control application is designed to perform DICOM, Gamma and CIE L* calibrations along with AAPM TG18 acceptance and constancy tests. This makes it an important display management tool, which serves to ensure confidence in the quality of medical imaging monitors. By using the medical display calibration software, medical practitioners enhance the precision of reproduced images, and thus the accuracy of their diagnoses.

The updated version 3.0 of PerfectLum features a faster and more precise calibration along with a more convenient user interface. Version 3.0 is also much more secure, with an automatic database backup, password-protected preferences and LUT security. In addition to this, PerfectLum 3 is more compatible with various models of displays and meters, so can be integrated in existing medical imaging systems more easily.

With its ability to calibrate even cheaper consumer monitors for use in medical environment, PerfectLum is a very cost-effective DICOM calibration tool. Medical imaging professionals are thus able to make substantial cost savings without having to compromise image accuracy. The quality of PerfectLum and commercial display bundle is supported by the fact that Dell U3011 displays bundled with PerfectLum software were the first consumer monitors to receive FDA 510 (k) approval. So healthcare centers will be able to use PerfectLum even with consumer displays and retain imaging quality within the requirements of medical regulations.

The free 15-day trial is available on the product website. Click here to download PerfectLum calibration and QA software.

QUBYX Releases Monitor QA Tool With Remote Display Control

April 25, 2012

04/11/2011, Nice, France – QUBYX has announced the official release of its medical display calibration and QA software PerfectLum Suite. The software, designed to improve imaging precision of medical monitors, used for X-Ray viewing, mammography, MRI and other radiology sub industries, is now able to not only calibrate a display, but also perform acceptance and constancy tests to AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-57, JESRA X-0093 and IEC 62563-1 standards. With the free Remote display management capabilities PerfectLum Suite medical display QA tool allows centralized medical monitor quality assurance.

“We have designed PerfectLum Suite as a complete display management tool that is aimed at making medical monitor quality assurance more time- and cost-efficient,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “We believe the QA and Remote display management features of PerfectLum will provide important benefits for our customers.”

PerfectLum Suite medical monitor QA application performs AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-57, JESRA X-0093 and IEC 62563-1 acceptance and constancy tests, as well as calibration conformance, white level and uniformity checks. When a display is first installed, an acceptance test is performed to verify if it meets the requirements necessary for the usage in diagnostics and reviewing of medical images. As soon as the acceptance test is passed, the medical display QA application schedules corresponding constancy tests automatically, calculating due dates for them and reminding the user to perform them when they are due. The quality assurance tests in PerfectLum Suite are designed to make the test procedure as easy and accurate as possible.

In addition to acceptance and constancy tests, quality assurance features of PerfectLum Suite include white level check, calibration conformance, and uniformity check. These features allow the user to verify that the white level of the display is within the required range, to assure that calibration parameters remain in accordance with targets set in calibration preferences, and to measure luminance deviations across the screen. The quality assurance capabilities of PerfectLum Suite ensure that the displays, used for diagnostics and reviewing of medical images, meet the requirements of key medical standards and remain within these requirements over time. Medical monitor quality assurance with PerfectLum Suite will provide confidence in the accuracy of diagnosis for medical imaging professionals.

PerfectLum Suite features a free Remote display QA system that enables a QA supervisor or a system administrator to schedule and start tasks for an unlimited number of workstations and healthcare facilities remotely. Staying in the office, the administrator can control performance of multiple displays from a locally installed or a web server, with a 24-hour access to any of the connected client machines. An e-mail alert system notifies the administrator whenever a task is failed on a client machine. The ability of PerfectLum to set up calibration and monitoring tasks from a central server contributes to considerable time and cost saving. With PerfectLum Suite Remote display management system, QA supervisors will benefit from not spending money on travelling from one facility to another, and the hospitals they manage will not have to interrupt the workflow and will be able to focus on diagnostics.

Besides cutting down expenses on medical monitor quality assurance, PerfectLum Suite enables hospitals to make additional cost savings. Utilizing the combination of quality consumer displays and PerfectLum Suite, healthcare facilities will make substantial cost savings, as compared to specialized medical displays, without having to compromise imaging quality.

A trial version of QUBYX PerfectLum Suite is available here: Download PerfectLum medical display QA tool. Click here to read more about PerfectLum medical display QA features. A demo of Remote Control is available here: Try Remote display management system.
 
 
 
Also published at PACS Mule News

Spyder4 Integrated In Medical Display Calibration and QA Tool

April 25, 2012

04/02/2012 – QUBYX Limited has announced that their DICOM calibration software and medical display QA tool PerfectLum 3.0, developed specifically for medical imaging industry, now supports the new enhanced model of Spyder, one of the most commercially successful colorimeters in the display calibration market.

“We believe that the new Spyder4 in combination with PerfectLum medical monitor calibration and QA application will provide a critical tool to the medical imaging industry,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “The enhanced fourth-generation Spyder with the new improved version 3.0 of PerfectLum will be able to calibrate any consumer display to the level of accuracy and quality our customers are expecting.”

Spyder4 is a patented, full-spectrum 7-color consumer sensor from DataColor, using edge detection to provide sensitive and accurate color response. The fourth-generation Spyder improvements include double-shielded filters, which, according to DataColor, are expected to provide more long-term stability and improve meter accuracy by 26% compared to the Spyder3.

PerfectLum is a medical display calibration and quality assurance software, designed to calibrate and verify the displays, utilized in medical imaging industry. PerfectLum is capable of performing DICOM, Gamma and CIE L calibrations, as well as acceptance and constancy tests for such medical industry standards as AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-57, JESRA X-0093 and IEC 62563-1.

The fourth-generation Spyder is an even more reliable and accurate display calibration tool than its predecessor, but not less affordable. With PerfectLum supporting Spyder4, this consumer sensor can be utilized in professional medical imaging industry to run a full range of calibration and quality control operations, necessary for medical monitor quality assurance. Enhancing the performance of any display, PerfectLum and Spyder4 will allow radiology practitioners to utilize cheaper consumer ones without having to compromise quality. The combination of PerfectLum 3.0 with quality commercial displays will enable hospitals to make substantial cost savings as compared to traditional medical displays.

About DataColor

Founded in 1970 with operational headquarters in Lawrenceville, NJ, USA, the company supplies more than 35 years in color management and color science technology. DataColor’s line of digital imaging products has become the most recognizable and honored color calibration brand in the world. DataColor has created a whole portfolio of digital imaging innovations for graphic designers, creative professionals and professional photographers. A Swiss-held company, DataColor’s strong worldwide presence encompasses global manufacturing and operational facilities with an international strategic network of sales and support offices. To read more about DataColor please visit DataColor display calibration tools.

 

Konica Minolta Integrated In Medical Monitor Calibration Tool

April 25, 2012

03/19/2012, Nice, France – QUBYX Limited has announced that their medical monitor calibration and quality assurance software PerfectLum 3.0, designed for medical imaging industry, now supports a highly accurate reference instrument for whiteness and color control on LCD and TFT displays – CA 210 Display Color Analyzer by Konica Minolta.

“We are glad to integrate the high-quality Konica Minolta measurement device in our calibration software,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “We believe this professional whiteness and color control tool, renowned for its accuracy of measurement, together with our quality software will help display manufacturers to produce and quality control high-end LCD displays.”

The Konica Minolta measurement device, widely used by display manufacturers as a reference device for LCD and TFT monitors, is capable of measuring luminance as low as 0.1 cd/m2 and obtaining color measurements with an accuracy of ±0.002 for white and ±0.004 for primary colors. It also supports flicker measurement (using the LCD Flicker Measuring Probe), which is vital for testing the quality of LCD displays.

PerfectLum medical display calibration and QA application is designed to improve and verify the performance of displays, utilized in medical imaging industry. PerfectLum is capable of performing DICOM, Gamma and CIE L calibrations, as well as acceptance and constancy tests for such medical industry standards as AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-57, DIN 6868-157 Norm-Entwurf, JESRA X-0093 and IEC 62563-1. PerfectLum is compatible with most commercially available monitors, video cards and measurement devices. Integrating Konica Minolta CA 210 will now add even more compatibility to the software.

With PerfectLum supporting Konica Minolta CA 210, not only the compatibility of the software will be enhanced, but also the functionality of the display color analyzer. The measurement device, together with PerfectLum medical monior calibration tool, can now be utilized not only as a reference instrument for testing LCD displays quality, but also to run a full range of calibration and quality control operations, necessary to maintain the quality of medical monitors within the requirements of major industry standards.

About Konica Minolta Sensing, Inc.

Derived from the state-of-the-art optical and image processing technologies, Konica Minolta’s measuring instruments help improve quality control and precision in a wide variety of industries. The company’s display color analyzers for measuring the color and luminance of displays, and spectrophotometers, colorimeters and other color measuring instruments used for essential color management in many manufacturing plants play important roles in supporting various manufacturing industries. For more information about Konica Minolta Sensing Inc. please visit Konica Minolta Measuring Tools.

The Valley Hospital Upgrades Medical Display QA Software

April 25, 2012

07/02/2012, Wilmington, DE, USA -The Valley Hospital, the not-for-profit patient care center and a part of Valley Health System, is upgrading their installation of DICOM calibration software PerfectLum by QUBYX to the new version 3.0. PerfectLum 3.0 Suite medical monitor QA application includes quality assurance features, such as AAPM TG18 quality assurance tests, that are crucial for maintaining diagnostic displays quality within the requirements of the standard.

The Valley Hospital has been using version 2 of PerfectLum since 2009 to perform DICOM calibration of monitors, utilized for diagnostics and reviewing of medical images. Now that medical monitor quality assurance features have been added to the software, the upgrade will allow The Valley Health practitioners to perform acceptance and constancy tests to the key medical standard in the US – American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 18.

“For the last several years, our radiology group has been pleased to use PerfectLum exclusively for DICOM calibration of our home workstation consumer-grade monitors, optimizing their performance in high volume primary interpretation of CT/MRI scans as well as plain radiographs,” says Dr. Elliot J. Lerner, Neuroradiology & Imaging Informatics specialist at The Valley Hospital. “The PerfectLum software has been steadily updated, and calibration with the new version 3 is even more powerful and fast, with consistent DDC-CI support of even legacy monitor panels, as well as robust but easily understood DICOM conformance reports.  The developer has been incredibly responsive to feedback and additional feature requests.”

The Valley Hospital has been recognised as a high quality healthcare provider, earning such awards as the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. By upgrading PerfectLum software, The Valley Hospital seeks to sustain the quality of diagnosis for its patients on the same high level. With PerfectLum 3.0 Suite medical monitor quality assurance features Diagnostic Imaging Department practitioners can be confident that performance of the monitors they utilize conforms to the most demanding industry standards, and thus ensures most accurate diagnoses.

Click here to read more about PerfectLum medical monitor quality assurance features.

About The Valley Hospital

The Valley Hospital is a fully accredited, acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 440,000 people in 32 towns in Bergen County and adjoining communities. The hospital’s mission is to deliver high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare through the efforts of its greatest asset—the more than 800 physicians, 3,000 employees and 3,700 volunteers who constitute The Valley Hospital. The Valley Hospital is part of Valley Health System that also includes Valley Home Care and Valley Health Medical Group. The Valley Hospital is affiliated with the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. Read more about The Valley Hospital at Valley Health System Website.

QUBYX DICOM Calibration Tool with DELL Displays FDA Certified

April 25, 2012

06/02/2012, Wilmington, DE, USA – QUBYX Software Technologies Inc., an expert in color calibration and medical imaging fields, has announced that their bundle of PerfectLum 3.0 DICOM calibration software and the premium DELL UltraSharp U3011 display has received the Food & Drug Administration 510(k) market clearance for diagnostic reading, which allows the company to position the device as a professional medical one.

“We are very pleased to have now not only European CE Mark for PerfectLum software, but also the FDA clearance for PerfectLum and the DELL 4 MP display bundle,” says Marc Leppla, Director of QUBYX. “The FDA clearance allows the bundle to officially enter the US and international markets as a medical device. Moreover, it will ensure confidence in quality and safety of the device for healthcare facilities, relying on FDA 510(k) clearance when purchasing medical monitors.”

The DELL UltraSharp U3011 is a 30-inch 4MP display with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels, a typical brightness of 370 cd/m2 and IPS (in-plane switching) panel technology. The display is designed to provide more consistent colors, a brighter picture from different angles and brilliance across the color spectrum. It allows the user to experience lifelike visuals at 117% (CIE 1976) typical color gamut and to see more detail in grayscales. Multiple connectivity thanks to DisplayPort, two HDMI 1.3 and two DVI-D connectors is also one of UltraSharp U3011 remarkable features.

The medical monitor calibration application PerfectLum 3.0 allows to use this high quality display for viewing of medical images and diagnostics. The UltraSharp monitor in bundle with PerfectLum is delivered calibrated to DICOM GSDF part 14 standard. Moreover, the medical display QA tool allows performing not only DICOM, Gamma and CIE L*  hardware re-calibrations using the 10 Bit LUT (Look Up Table) of the display, but also DICOM, AAPM TG18, DIN 6868-157 Norm-Entwurf, DIN 6868-57 conformance tests, verification of white level, luminance level and display uniformity. Such PerfectLum features as calibration of multiple displays, connected to one workstation, and remote display management system for maintenance of multiple workstations from one location will be beneficial to networks of healthcare facilities and telemedicine.

The FDA certification for the QUBYX PerfectLum-DELL UltraSharp bundle proves the companies’ commitment to medical imaging field. It also provides evidence of the concept, that commercial displays can be calibrated to meet the highest demands of medical industry and successfully utilized for diagnostics and reviewing of medical images.

Details of the FDA clearance are available in FDA database.

About DELL

DELL Inc. is an American multinational information technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world. Today, Dell connects with more than 5.4 million customers every day — by the phone, in person, on the company website and, increasingly, through social networking sites. To read more about DELL, please visit DELL Displays Website.