Mercury Provide Waid with VisageRT Embedded Visualization Components

10/18/2005 - Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) announced an agreement with Waid to provide its award-winning VisageRT(TM) components for integration into Waid's high-end picture archiving communications system (PACS) and workstation. Both companies are exhibiting at the Journees Francaises de Radiologie' (JFR) October 15 through 19 in Paris, France.

Waid, a leading provider of RIS/PACS solutions based in France, will integrate the VisageRT volume-rendering software and GPU accelerator boards into its MedSeen(TM) module, enabling advanced volume rendering that will allow end users to examine medical image data interactively, and efficiently produce reports -- dramatically accelerating the diagnostic workflow.

The MedSeen system enables customers to archive, display, and disseminate medical image data throughout private practices, private and public medical imaging centers, clinics and hospitals, and is available through Waid direct sales.

Visit Mercury on Level A, Booth #21 at the JFR conference for more information on Mercury advanced 3D imaging and visualization solutions, or visit

Waid will hold demonstrations on its existing and new RIS/PACS solutions in its booth at the Cnit-La Defense, Level A, Booth 7.

About Waid
Waid is the leading provider of Medical Information Systems in France. Waid offers a fully integrated solution for Radiology Information Systems (RIS) and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) that makes image, patient, and examination information easily available to radiologists and clinical staff with a single point of access. The Company especially provides an expertise in networked imaging solutions, archiving, reviewing/diagnostic workstations and automated CD burning.

Based in Aix-en-Provence, South of France, WAID is the privileged partner of more than 1,000 customers in the French private and public radiology and cardiology activity who have entrusted us with the evolution of their information system. For more information please visit our homepage under for more information.

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 solutions. Mercury's solutions 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, 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 provides 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.

VisageRT is a trademark of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. MedSeen is a trademark of Waid.

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