Barco launches complete line of network-enabled surgical displays

Kortrijk, Belgium, 20 November 2013 – Visualization specialist Barco proudly presents its new MDSC line of network-ready surgical displays. These displays are fully compatible with Nexxis, Barco’s imaging and audio management solution for the OR, which provides smooth integration of surgical devices over IP. Featuring an integrated raw-IP decoder, an easy-clean design, and the highest image quality available today, Barco’s MDSC surgical displays are a perfect fit for modern digital operating rooms and endoscopy imaging.
Presenting surgeons with the accuracy they need 
The MDSC range includes a family of near-patient surgical displays (24” and 26”) and a large-screen OR display (42”), allowing hospitals to choose the display that best fits the needs of their ORs. Equipped with LED backlights, these surgical displays provide surgeons with accurate, realistic images in full HD resolution and with excellent depth perception. Full 10-bit video processing and precise color calibration ensure long-term accurate images with near-zero latency for perfect hand-eye coordination.

“The MDSC surgical display line has been purpose-built for the operating room, combining the best features of our first generation of surgical displays with new color calibration algorithms and smart mechanics. They also offer optional integrated functionality for use with Barco’s Nexxis digital OR solution, ensuring smooth distribution of uncompressed video and data over the IP network without delay,” Johan Stockman, Barco’s VP Strategic Marketing Surgical Imaging, comments. “For minimal invasive procedures, this line offers lag-free, high-accuracy imaging, flexible visualization modes, and the best ergonomics – all of which are becoming increasingly important in today’s operating rooms.” 

Designed for the OR 
The lightweight and compact design allows easy (dual-monitor) mounting onto surgical booms and spring arms. Thanks to their smooth surface, splash-proof housing, and full screen protection, all displays are easy to clean and disinfect. Moreover, the use of energy-efficient LED backlights lowers the heat output, ensuring safe operation near patients. 

Optimized for endoscopy 
With Barco’s advanced ITU-R.656, ITU-R.709 HD & DICOM calibration technologies, the new surgical displays provide surgeons with precise color and grayscale images. The full HD resolution LCD panel makes the displays perfectly suited for use with today’s state-of-the-art endoscopy camera systems. 

Discover the full line at Medica 
Barco’s MDSC-2226 is available for order now. The MDSC-2224 and MDSC-2242 displays will be commercially available in Q1 of 2014. The complete range will be on display at Medica 2013, from 20-23 November, in Düsseldorf, Germany (hall 15, booth E18). 

About Barco
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3,900 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.156 billion euro in 2012. 

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