SOURCE: Green Hills Software, Inc.

May 13, 2008 08:00 ET

Carestream Health's Radiography Systems Built With INTEGRITY

Life Critical Systems Depend on Green Hills Software

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced that Carestream Health, Inc., a leader in medical and dental imaging and information technology solutions, is using Green Hills Software's Platform for Medical Devices, including the safety-certified INTEGRITY® real-time operating system and MULTI® integrated development environment, in the DirectView Classic and DirectView Elite Computed Radiography (CR) Systems.

"We selected Green Hills Software's comprehensive operating systems, development tools, and middleware solution because of our requirements for performance and reliability," commented Doug Baker, lead engineer, Carestream Health. "Green Hills' Platform for Medical Devices is a world class solution for medical systems manufacturers."

"Computed radiography is an excellent example of how software content of medical systems is growing rapidly as manufacturers seek to increase functionality, improve usability and enhance connectivity," said David Kleidermacher, chief technology officer, Green Hills Software. "We are pleased that Carestream Health put its trust in Green Hills Software to help bring these industry leading CR systems to market."

About the Carestream DirectView Classic and DirectView Elite CR Systems

Ideal for hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, multi-specialty clinics, and private practices, the company's KODAK DirectView CR Systems are designed for distributed and central CR applications where image quality, rapid image availability, lower costs, and high departmental productivity are critical success factors. The KODAK DirectView CR Systems are highly configurable, small, easy to install and easy to use. Configuration choices consist of: reader performance, user console, and various software options including the Kodak DirectView EVP Plus Software and image processing that delivers the high image quality expected of KODAK DirectView products.

About the Green Hills Platform for Medical Devices

Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY RTOS, the core of the Platform, is a true real-time operating system that carries credentials for reliability, availability, and serviceability, including use in many FDA/CDRH Class II and III-approved life-critical medical devices. The Platform provides a complete software development solution that helps device makers increase productivity and drastically reduce development cost, per-unit cost, program risk, and product time-to-market. INTEGRITY is fully integrated with a complete range of feature-rich middleware components for interaction with other applications and systems in the medical device environment. With the Platform for Medical Devices, Green Hills Software offers complete medical device consulting, regulatory assistance, development, audit, and approval services.

About Green Hills Software

Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for 32- and 64-bit embedded systems. Our royalty-free INTEGRITY® and velOSity™ real-time operating systems, µ-velOSity™ microkernel, IPv6-ready TCP/IP network stacks, GateD® layer 3 routing, compilers, MULTI® and AdaMULTI™ integrated development environments, DoubleCheck™ integrated static analyzer and TimeMachine™ tool suite offer a complete development solution that addresses both deeply embedded and high-reliability applications. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at www.ghs.com.

About Carestream Health

Carestream Health, formerly Eastman Kodak Company's Health Group, is an independent subsidiary of Onex Corporation, Toronto, Canada. With revenue of $2.54 billion (U.S.) and more than 8,100 employees, Carestream Health is a world leader in medical and dental imaging and information technology solutions; molecular imaging systems; and non-destructive testing products. The company's products and services are present in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide. Visit Carestream Health on the web at www.carestreamhealth.com.

Green Hills, the Green Hills logo, MULTI, INTEGRITY, velOSity, µ-velOSity, AdaMULTI, DoubleCheck and TimeMachine, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Green Hills Software, Inc. in the U.S. and/or internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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