Mercury Debuts Imaging and Visualization Solutions for Life Sciences

11/9/2004 - Mercury Computer Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) introduced its new portfolio of advanced 3D imaging products and services for life sciences OEMs. The new line of software and hardware solutions delivers increased performance and enhanced image quality for critical applications such as diagnostic and interventional imaging, picture archiving communications systems (PACS), and biotechnology.

Mercury has a long history of successful partnerships with medical OEMs, providing high-performance compute platforms and acceleration solutions for diverse imaging modalities. Developed with Mercury’s renowned engineering competence and application knowledge, the new life sciences portfolio includes embedded software and hardware components as well as turnkey applications and systems. It is a testament to the synergy of Mercury’s integration expertise and industry-leading hardware and software, and brings a new level of innovation to medical imaging.

"Mercury’s portfolio of imaging and visualization solutions is unique in the market," said Didier Thibaud, vice president and general manager, Imaging and Visualization Solutions, Mercury Computer Systems. "We now provide more of the total solution for our customers, from sensor data acquisition to the end-user application."

Mercury’s line of comprehensive medical workstation applications and highly optimized software libraries leverage the power of mainstream accelerators and platforms for medical imaging. The performance of these solutions is further increased through optimized and certified middleware sitting on top of the latest industry-standard processors, graphics accelerators, and interconnects. Dedicated to the special requirements of medical and biotechnology OEMs, Mercury’s solutions are personalized and customized at all levels, and can be enhanced further by Mercury’s comprehensive professional services.

"Our focus is on continuous innovation and scalable, modular solutions, with the optimal value," said Marcelo G. Lima, vice president of Life Sciences, Imaging and Visualization Solutions, Mercury Computer Systems. "By offering expert product and life-cycle management with off-the-shelf components, we deliver ISO-certified quality within the fastest possible time to market. Our unique combination of innovative products, quality services, and customization options position Mercury as the partner of choice."

Mercury will hold demonstrations on the new life sciences solutions, including the latest acceleration technology, scalable imaging servers, highly optimized software components, and turnkey medical workstation software, in booth #2775 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), to be held November 28 to December 3 in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information on Mercury’s life sciences solutions, contact Mercury or visit

About Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) is the leading provider of high-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing computer systems. Mercury’s products play a critical role in a wide range of applications, transforming sensor data to information for analysis and interpretation. In military reconnaissance and surveillance platforms the Company’s systems process real-time radar, sonar, and signals intelligence data. Mercury’s systems are also used in state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging devices including MRI, CT, PET, and digital X-ray, and in semiconductor imaging applications including photomask generation and wafer inspection. Mercury provides advanced 3D image processing and visualization software and optimized systems to diverse end markets including life sciences, geosciences, and simulation. The Company also develops radio frequency (RF) products for enhanced communications capabilities in military and commercial applications.

Based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Mercury serves customers in North America, Europe and Asia through its direct sales force and a network of subsidiaries and distributors. Visit Mercury on the web at

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