QUBYX Receives FDA Clearance
for PerfectLum DICOM Calibration Tool with DELL Displays
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 the 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 the PerfectLum and 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 2560x1600 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.
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