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    1. Michelson Diagnostics delivers First Sale in the USA

      Michelson Diagnostics delivers First Sale in the USA
      Orpington, UK, July 14th, 2009: Michelson Diagnostics Limited (MDL), the UK manufacturer of Multi-Beam Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanners, is pleased to announce delivery of a unit to its first US customer. The EX1301 OCT Microscope is being used by the Center for Pharmacogenomics, Washingt
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    2. Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

      Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman
      SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today it has signed a termination agreement with its largest distributor in Japan, Goodman Company, Ltd. This agreement, which took effect today, will enable Volcano to accelerate its transition to a direct sales force in the market to support its intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Functional Measurement (FM) consoles and disposables, as well as products currently in development.
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    3. Volcano (VOLC) Signs Termination Agreement with Largest Distributor in Japan; Updates FY09 Outlook

      Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) said today it has signed a termination agreement with its largest distributor in Japan, Goodman Company, Ltd. This agreement, which took effect today, will enable Volcano to accelerate its transition to a direct sales force in the market to support its intravascular ultrasound and Functional Measurement consoles and disposables, as well as products currently in development.
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    4. Michelson Diagnostics announces launch of VivoSight Multi-Beam OCT scanner

      Michelson Diagnostics announces launch of VivoSight Multi-Beam OCT scanner
      London, 8 July 2009: Michelson Diagnostics Limited (MDL), the UK manufacturer of Multi-Beam Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanners, is pleased to formally announce the launch of its ‘VivoSight’ Multi-Beam OCT scanner. The scanner uses the high resolution capability of the company’s propri
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    5. Michelson Diagnostics Announces the Launch of 'VivoSight' Multi-Beam OCT Scanner

      Michelson Diagnostics Announces the Launch of 'VivoSight' Multi-Beam OCT Scanner
      Michelson Diagnostics Limited (MDL), the UK manufacturer of Multi-Beam Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanners, is pleased to formally announce the launch of its 'VivoSight' Multi-Beam OCT scanner. The scanner uses the high resolution capability of the company's proprietary Multi-Beam OCT technology, to provide state-of-the art images of skin and other surface tissue through the use of a compact, ergonomically designed hand-held probe.
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    6. Ultra broadband coherent light source for optical coherence tomography applications from Femtolasers

      Ultra broadband coherent light source for optical coherence tomography applications from Femtolasers
      Integral OCT is the third generation of Femtolasers' (Vienna, Austria) compact ultra broadband coherent light source for applications including ultra high-resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT), imaging of individual cells and sub-cellular structures, ultra high-speed 3D OCT, spectroscopic OCT, polarization-sensitive OCT, and spectrally encoded endoscopy. The device supports video rate 2D and 3D volume scans at ultra-high resolution.
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    7. GigaConcept Polarization Controller for OCT Applications: Data Sheet

      GigaConcept Polarization Controller for OCT Applications: Data Sheet
      OEM All Fiber Polarization Controller Patent Pending technology featuring low insertion loss and extremely low PMD. Suitable for scrambling, modulation or deterministic control. Wide choice of operating wavelengths and fiber terminations. Short settling time and stable static control for OCT and measurement applications. Our Integrated Polarization Controller is configured to suit Research, non-OEM customers and provides a robust evaluation platform for our technology.
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    8. Datasheet: SU-LDH Digital Line Scan Camera

      The new SU-LDH-1.7 Linear Digital High speed InGaAs Camera increases line rates for 1024 pixels to over 46,000 lines per second for spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), NIR spectroscopy and machine vision. This versatile high speed camera provides 14-bit digital capture into base format Camera Link® interface cards. It utilizes the new LC series of linear arrays, which feature double-sampling, integrate-whileread acquisition and low noise, delivering the high dynamic range demanded by these applications. The camera is available with 500 µm tall pixels for easy alignment in SD-OCT systems, or square 25 µm pixels for high-time resolution machine ...
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    9. Michelson Diagnostics Opens US Offices And Appoints US Business Development Manager

      Michelson Diagnostics Opens US Offices And Appoints US Business Development Manager
      Orpington, UK, June 23rd, 2009: Michelson Diagnostics Limited (MDL) announced today that it has opened a sales and support office in the USA. The office is located in Fuquay-Varina, (in the Research Triangle vicinity of Raleigh-Durham), North Carolina, and is headed by Kevin C. Oakley, Business Development Manager (US) for Michelson Diagnostics. The new office will act as a hub for growth of MDL’s business in the field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging, which has great applications potential in fields such as skin cancer diagnosis, genetics research and tissue engineering development. The company has no FDA-approved clinical products ...
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    10. U.S. Optical Imaging Technologies to Benefit from Technical Advances and Rising Uptake in Certain Application Areas Says Frost & Sullivan

      The use of optical technologies in clinics is currently limited due to restricted availability of validated data and low end-user awareness. However, technological advances, along with manufacturers' emphasis on promoting end-user education, are likely to result in some optical technologies, such as optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fluorescence spectroscopy, gaining market presence in certain applications such as ophthalmology, dentistry, and cancer screening over the next five to ten years.
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    11. Imalux Corp. hires new president, CEO: Michael Burke

      Imalux Corp. hires new president, CEO: Michael Burke
      CLEVELAND, Ohio — Medical imaging technology company Imalux Corp. has named a new president and chief executive: Michael Burke. Burke, a veteran health care industry entrepreneur, left TREK Diagnostic Systems in Independence, Ohio, as its founding chief executive in November after selling the company to Magellan Biosciences in late 2006. “We are very pleased to have Mike assume the leadership role at Imalux,” said Bill Sanford, the company’s chairman, in a written statement. “He has a track record of success in all phases of commercialization of medical technologies on a worldwide basis.”
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    12. Oclaro New Focus Photoreceiver Enables Cancer Detection Breakthrough

      N JOSE, Calif., June 2 /-- Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), has announced that its New Focus(TM) 2117 photoreceivers are underpinning an award winning breakthrough cancer detection system developed by scientists from Japan's Kitasato University. This unique optical demultiplexed (OD) optical coherence tomography (OCT) medical imaging system, received the 'Customer Application of the Year' Award from National Instruments. It delivers faster, more accurate tissue analysis with minimal stress on the patient when compared to existing techniques. The OD-OCT system incorporates 256 custom-designed New Focus 2117 photoreceivers enabling the high-speed gathering and interpretation of data, with the optical demultiplexers simultaneously collecting ...
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    13. West Coast-based Volcano opens East Coast HQ in Billerica

      West Coast-based Volcano opens East Coast HQ in Billerica
      San Diego-based medical software and imaging systems maker Volcano Corp. sees the Bay State as a promising place to do business and will be expanding its research and manufacturing footprint in Massachusetts, as it makes the Bay State its East Coast headquarters. In December, Volcano bought out 90-strong Axsun Inc. of Billerica for $21.5 million. Privately held Axsun primarily made systems to monitor signal quality for the telecommunications industry. However, its portfolio also included medical lasers and optical engines that relied on optical coherence tomography.
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    14. Carl Zeiss Meditec Receives FDA Clearance for Cirrus HD-OCT Software Version 4.0

      DUBLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new suite of optical coherence tomography (OCT) software applications for the Cirrus™ HD-OCT has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for commercial distribution. The Cirrus HD-OCT 4.0 with Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Macular Normative Databases is indicated for in-vivo viewing, axial cross-sectional, and three-dimensional imaging and measurement of anterior and posterior ocular structures. “Throughout our 15 year history of OCT innovation, we have seen its utility evolve from imaging of the retina to now offering both posterior and anterior capabilities,” said Michael Kaschke, PhD, President and Chief Executive ...
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    15. Research and Markets: Strategic Analysis of Optical Imaging Technologies in U.S. Clinical Diagnostics and Drug Discovery Markets

      Dublin, Jun 04, 2009 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- FRSU | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/847378/strategic_analysis) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Strategic Analysis of Optical Imaging Technologies in U.S. Clinical Diagnostics and Drug Discovery Markets" to their offering. This research service analyzes optical technologies within the United States clinical imaging and drug discovery markets. The market is further divided into seven distinct sub-segments. Each segment covers key challenges, market trends, technology trends, competitive structure and revenue forecasts, with a base year of 2007.
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    16. TR Design Directs Corporate Branding Efforts with LightLab Imaging Inc., Leader in Medical Device Market

      ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TR Design, a leading strategic design firm that focuses on the medical device market, recently announced that it is working with LightLab Imaging Inc. of Westford, MA to revitalize and implement the company’s corporate brand. LightLab Imaging is a pioneer in the development of Optical Coherence Tomography, a high-resolution imaging modality that applies advanced photonics to medical imaging. TR Design is responsible for directing LightLab Imaging through the brand development and product messaging processes, in addition to managing and implementing the materials that help bring the brand to life. “LightLab's needs are a perfect ...
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    17. vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

      Six-Month Follow-Up Shows Reduced Stenosis, Healthy Endothelial Regrowth in Vessel Treated Proactively for Vulnerable Plaque DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months after placement of a vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield to treat a "vulnerable" plaque, a follow-up exam revealed reduced plaque burden and reduced stenosis in the target vessel. The exam was part of the SECRITT I trial, a randomized study designed to evaluate the vProtect(
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    18. Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Market: An Analysis -- IVUS market is the fastest growing segment of interventional cardiology

      The report analyzes the IVUS market looking at the market from global as well as regional perspective. The various market related factors are being interpreted either as market drivers or market limiters. IVUS market is the fastest growing segment of interventional cardiology. IVUS is primarily used during the stenting procedure in the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The growth in this market is mainly based on the number of PCI procedures and stenting procedures or the stenting placements. More the stents being used, more would be the need of IVUS technology.
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    19. Market Scope Expects Retina Pharmaceutical Industry to Top $3.5 Billion by 2014

      Advances in diagnostic equipment have laid the groundwork for better diagnosis and monitoring of retinal disease. This is most evident in the new optical coherence technology (OCT) devices that have dramatically improved image resolution and provided real-time cross-sectional images of retinal tissues. Carl Zeiss, Heidelberg, Topcon and Optovue are currently the lead competitors in the rapidly expanding OCT market. Despite tight capital budgets, Market Scope expects growing demand for retinal care and new diagnostic technologies to result in a compounded annual growth of 6.4 percent in the retinal diagnostic equipment segment over the next five years.
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