Samsung launches new mobile digital radiography system

October 28, 2016
The Samsung GM85 provides ‘exceptional mobility, enhanced user-convenience and a high image quality to meet the demands of today’s radiographers and radiologists,’ Samsung states in a press release. In other words: the system should offer enhanced mobility and streamlined workflow without jeopardizing image quality.

“Leveraging Samsung’s expertise in user-friendly functions and advanced imaging technology, Samsung will providing a spectrum of diagnostic and patient-centric tools to meet the various needs of both care provider and patient,” says Dongsoo Jun, President of Health & Medical Equipment Business at Samsung Electronics.

The GM85 will be available in Korea at the end of October and will launch globally according to each country’s regulatory schedule. Some key features include:

Easier navigating with compact design

With 555mm narrow width and 349kg light-weight,the  GM85 should allows easy access around tight spaces. A cCollapsible column gives users clear visibility when moving the system. Also, adaptive soft driving control & front bumper sensors offer safer navigation.

Optimized workflow with enhanced usability
An  SID (Source to Image Distance) guide supports detailed device positioning with multiple SID settings. Quick-positioning allows handle-free, more precise body movement by button clicks on the THU and optimizes workflow. The battery powers up to 100 percent in two to four hours and will last up to a full day.

Advanced imaging technology for better image quality
  • S-Vue — Advanced imaging engine enhances image sharpness and clarity.
  • SimGrid — Provides high-quality images without using a conventional grid by reducing scatter radiation effects.
  • Tube and Line Enhancement brings improved clarity of the tube and line in chest images through single on-screen click.