Canon Canada launches medical systems
Ont. – Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has launched its
new Medical Systems Division to support sales of its medical technology
in the Canadian market. The division extends the availability of Canon’s
digital radiography technology to hospitals, clinics and veterinary
practices across the country. The Medical Systems Division will operate
from Canon Canada’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ont.
“Canon has nearly 70 years of experience developing medical imaging
technology and has established an excellent track record in the digital
radiography space worldwide. We are pleased to officially establish a
presence for this important technology in the Canadian market,” said
Mason Olds (pictured), Senior Vice President, Canon Canada Inc.
“As the trend toward digitization moves forward within the medical
industry, he added, “Canon will continue developing products to meet the
constantly changing needs of the medical community and to help Canadian
medical practitioners work faster and more efficiently in an industry
where timing is crucial to ensuring a patient’s health.”
Since the 1940s, Canon has leveraged its expertise in imaging technology
to be an industry leader in the medical field. Today, the Medical
Systems divisions of Canon provide a wide range of digital imaging
products that help thousands of medical professionals diagnose and treat
• General Digital Radiography Systems: Larger digital radiography
devices that can accommodate both large and small format anatomical
views and can be used to upgrade existing radiography suites with
digital imaging capabilities.
• Portable Digital Radiography Systems: Compact, lightweight devices
that can be freely positioned to capture images at angles difficult to
capture with fixed devices, such as lateral and axial imaging of
shoulders, skull, neck, and extremities. The mobility of these devices
makes them ideal for a wide range of applications including: pediatric,
orthopedic, neonatal, bedside exams, trauma and general radiology
applications that benefit from easy handling and portability.
• Digital Radiography Image Viewer Software: Software that provides an
economical image-viewing platform to meet the needs of orthopedic
physicians, surgery centers and emergency departments. Additional
software modules are available for stitching together multiple images
and for assistance with surgical planning.
For more information on Canon Canada’s Medical Systems Division, please
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,400 people
at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to
coast. The company asserts that innovation and cutting-edge technology
have been essential ingredients in Canon’s success. Canon’s leadership
in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is
based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured
throughout its history. For the 16th consecutive year, Canon Inc. is
among the top three US patent recipients.
For more information, visit www.canon.ca.