Enhancements to Plextek’s image processing suite, used by designers of medical devices have been made by the company. The technology improves the technical challenges involved in developing mega-pixel video solutions for medical applications.

This allows development of more affordable, efficient and intelligent High Definition (HD) video imaging solutions that are better tailored to individual medical use cases. The company utilised its video imaging know-how, including image processing software and hardware design expertise, to help address the many special challenges that arise when introducing HD into medical imaging applications. These include image compression, power consumption, managing & storing images, data bandwidth for real time video transmission and camera miniaturisation.