SOURCE: TeraRecon, Inc.

November 13, 2008 13:58 ET

TeraRecon and the American College of Radiology Extend Their Collaborative Relationship to Bring Continued Success to the ACR Education Center

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - TeraRecon, Inc. (www.terarecon.com), a leader in advanced image processing technology and 3D visualization solutions, today announced the extension of the company's successful collaborative partnership with the American College of Radiology (ACR) in its quest to provide "next generation" learning of emerging technologies in its state of the art Education Center.

TeraRecon was a pioneering partner in the ACR Education Center initiative in November 2007, and has since participated in twelve courses including Coronary CT Angiography, CT Colonography and most recently the ACR-Dartmouth PET/CT course. With the extension of this partnership, the company will also participate in future courses on MR Breast imaging. Robert Taylor, Ph.D., president and COO of TeraRecon, states, "The ACR program is truly unique and visionary in its scope and depth, and hence, we saw this as an unprecedented opportunity to provide attendees with access to our innovative cutting-edge solutions in a highly structured and well-conceived educational setting that will enable imaging professionals to obtain optimal understanding and skills in the beneficial use of this technology."

TeraRecon has supplied the ACR Education center with a comprehensive suite of robust clinical applications that are seamlessly installed on the ACR's existing computers. Each attendee is provided with their own TeraRecon software interface during the course. The proprietary ACR Case Engine provides an unparalleled repository of cases which are readily accessible from the TeraRecon software for interpretation, with instant interpretation feedback. TeraRecon also provides expert clinical support for the courses, to ensure that the excellent ACR faculty and staff support can make this a fulfilling, unique and comprehensive learning experience.

"The ACR is pleased to have TeraRecon among the 11 vendors providing workstations and advanced clinical applications in the ACR Education Center. Radiologists from all over the world are coming to the Center and can be confident that they can receive the most cutting-edge education available on the system that they utilize in their home practice," said James H. Thrall, M.D., chair of the American College of Radiology Board of Chancellors. "Having TeraRecon among the platforms helps ensure that this educational experience is unique in the radiology profession and is of great benefit to radiologists and their patients."

TeraRecon fully supports the mission of the ACR Education Center to provide "next-generation" learning for radiologists incorporating emerging imaging technologies, state-of-the-art tools and equipment, and a customized teaching approach focused on the participant. At the ACR Education Center, each participant benefits from a low ratio of participants to instructors, and sophisticated technologies, developed specifically for radiologists who want to remain at the forefront of the profession.

"We remain steadfast in our collaborative partnership with the ACR and congratulate them on their continued success," says Dr. Taylor.

Please visit http://www.terarecon.com/news/coming_events_news.html or the ACR website at http://www.acr.org/EducationCenter/ACRFutureClassroom.aspx for course and registration information.

About TeraRecon, Inc. (www.terarecon.com)

TeraRecon, Inc., a leader in advanced image processing and 3D visualization techniques, provides advanced imaging systems for medical and other visualization applications based on its unique and patented image processing technologies. A four-time winner of Frost and Sullivan awards and selected by KLAS as the top 3D vendor in the 2007 mid-year survey, the company has developed a leading portfolio of products that advance the performance, quality, functionality, and integration of image processing and 3D visualization systems. Founded in 1997, TeraRecon has developed a unique family of powerful processors that are used in its real-time, enterprise-wide image processing solutions and real-time 3D volume rendering hardware engines. TeraRecon is a privately held company with global headquarters in San Mateo, CA, European Headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, and branch offices in Concord, MA; Tokyo, Japan; and Osaka, Japan.