Philips has introduced a wireless thin-client display that will facilitates the doctors and nurses to fetch the patient’s data instantly no matter which part of the hospital they are in. The device named ProScribe could be further used to recommend medication or fix lab appointments without any delay. It doesn’t need any external devices to operate the display as it comes equipped with a 12.1-inches LCD XGA touch screen, emulated keyboard and integrated wireless LAN driver. Running on a 1GHz VIA-based x86 processor and a Microsoft Windows XP OS, the ProScribe offers mobile access to the patient related data immediately. Moreover, the rugged ProScribe is drop and water resistant that fends off the risk of any damage to the system.
Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) has introduced a new 3-megapixel SMD 21310 flat panel display for medical purposes that features a 21′ display with a brightness of 400 cd/m2. The new SMD 21310 boasts an impressive backlighting service life of 50,000 hours. Suitable for the color and gray-scale displays, the brand new high resolution display offers steady luminance, thanks to its Integrated Stability System (ISS). The calibration of the display automatically calibrates the photo sensor. Other key specs include the five preset, practice-oriented look-up tables that enables the display to adapt itself to the local lighting conditions.