Sprint, Calgary Scientific get FDA approval for image viewer on smartphone

High-resolution medical images can look great and serve a useful clinical purpose on the larger, sharper screens of the most advanced smartphones, but speed of the Internet connection may have been a limiting factor. Now, though, medical imaging is going 4G, as image viewing software company Calgary Scientific has gained FDA approval for diagnostic use of its ResolutionMD Mobile viewing software on the HTC Evo 4G smartphone on the Sprint 4G network after showing that images pushed out to the Evo correlated 99 percent with those stored on a traditional PACS, Technology for Doctors reports. The software already has approval in Canada and Europe, according to AuntMinnie.com. Article (reg. req.)

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