Advanced visualisation: Why so many viewers?

Publication Date: 06/12/2016

Written by

Steve Holloway

November 21, 2016 – As many of us gear up for the annual pilgrimage to the RSNA meeting in Chicago, it’s safe to expect artificial intelligence and big data will be front and center of the exhibition. Perhaps less expected will be the abundance of visualisation software on display from a growing selection of exhibitors.

Once the staple diet of diagnostic and advanced visualisation (AV) specialists, viewing software is of great importance to both clinicians and vendors alike. Today, many radiologists use integrated case-load worklists and diagnostic tools in their primary viewer, and the lucky ones have a suite of AV tools too. For most, the biggest change in recent years has been integrating AV tools into a single viewing platform, saving some walking between workstations. No big surprises here.

So why the sudden expansion of viewing software?

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