Imaging developments benefit medical applications

Christine Connolly (Stalactite Technologies Limited, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK)

Sensor Review

ISSN: 0260-2288

Publication date: 1 December 2005



Reviews some of the improvements in image sensor technology that are yielding applications in the medical field.


Discusses the characteristics and gives examples of cameras and imaging sensors used in endoscopy, microscopy, pharmaceutical label inspection and X‐radiography. Reviews some innovative camera‐based products for endoscopy, skin imaging and health monitoring.


Improvements in camera resolution, miniaturisation and interfacing are widening the applications in medical imaging and enabling the development of some exciting new products addressing the needs of patients and medical staff.


Identifies some suppliers of medical imaging devices and their applications.



Connolly, C. (2005), "Imaging developments benefit medical applications", Sensor Review, Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 246-248.

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