Heerbrugg, Switzerland / Bradenton, FL, USA – Leica Microsystems and Med X Change announce that select Leica surgical microscopes are now available with integrated 1080p video recording and still image capture. The compact Med X Change EvolutionHD 2D Medical Video Recorder, EVO for short, seamlessly integrates with the microscope stands, providing high definition video recording without interrupting surgical workflow. This small, powerful, high end medical video recorder with state-of-the-art features delivers surgical content automatically to Apple® iPad and iPhone mobile devices. Leica Microsystems presented the system at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery / American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Symposium & Congress, April 25-29, 2014, in Boston, MA, USA.
“With the release of the EVO, Leica Microsystems continues the commitment to providing customers and their patients with the most advanced technology available,” explains Todd Martensen, Vice President Medical Division, Leica Microsystems North America. “This launch is yet another example of how Leica Microsystems’ ‘open architecture’ philosophy allows for seamless integration of the latest technologies into our microscopes.”
Along with full 1080p H.264 (.mp4 or .mov) video capture, the EvolutionHD™ ensures easy editing and secure file transfer. Video and still image files are native formats for Mac® OS X® as well as Microsoft® Windows® 7 and 8 environments, and can be transferred directly, while recording, into the iOS App (MedXStream™) via USB or wireless. Surgeons can record directly to the unit’s 750 GB hard disk, or record to a network location to be easily accessed from their office.
“This is an exciting partnership that we are entering into with Leica Microsystems for the promotion of the EvolutionHD™ Medical Video Recorder. This partnership will further help both organizations to serve surgeons and their staff in the operating room, using our latest advanced visualization products including the new iOS MedXStream iPad/iPhone wireless App,” says Seth Kardos, President of Med X Change, Inc., manufacturer of Medical Video Recorders.
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division and Medical Division. The company is represented in over 100 countries with six manufacturing facilities in five countries, sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.
Med X Change, Inc. is a leading medical device manufacturer of High Definition Medical Video Recording & Documentation Systems for surgical environments. The company is focused on surgical video, documentation, and image management in hospitals and outpatient surgery centers around the world. Med X Change, Inc. is headquartered in Bradenton, FL, USA. http://www.medxchange.com
EvolutionHD is a trademark of Med X Change, Inc. Mac and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc.,registered in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.