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FUJIFILM SonoSite Showcases the First High-Resolution Imaging Kiosk, the X-Porte™, at RSNA 2013

  FUJIFILM SonoSite Showcases the First High-Resolution Imaging Kiosk, the
  X-Porte™, at RSNA 2013

RSNA 2013 Booth #2539 South Building

Business Wire

BOTHELL, Wash. -- December 1, 2013

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., the world leader in point-of-care (POC) ultrasound,
will showcase its high-resolution ultrasound kiosk, the X-Porte™, at the 99^th
annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago,
IL. FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. delivers highly-innovative tools specifically
intended to increase access to ultrasound visualization for patients.

FUJIFILM SonoSite's X-Porte Ultrasound Kiosk (Photo: Business Wire)

FUJIFILM SonoSite's X-Porte Ultrasound Kiosk (Photo: Business Wire)

X-Porte was designed to cure side-lobe imaging artifacts, through a new type
of technology never before used in an ultrasound system: SonoSite's
proprietary Extreme Definition Imaging^TM (XDI). XDI is a new beam forming
algorithm that significantly reduces the visual clutter from side-lobes that
affect all ultrasound products regardless of system size. The resulting
ultrasound image appears cleaner with optimal tissue differentiation.

“The overarching goal was to create a high-resolution imaging kiosk that is
also delightful to use. This design intent allows clinicians to efficiently
use ultrasound anywhere in the hospital it is needed,” said Kevin Goodwin,
president and CEO, Fujifilm SonoSite, Inc. “With X-Porte’s advanced signal
processing capabilities and multi-gesture touch screen, I believe that we have
achieved this objective.”

The technological innovations are a result of the feedback and experiences of
hundreds of clinicians that were observed during the development of the
ultrasound kiosk. The FUJIFILM SonoSite engineering team was tasked with
taking the feedback and combining it with inspiration from the world of
consumer electronics to build a system that offers superior image quality in a
highly innovative kiosk design. For this reason, X-Porte represents an
entirely new way to access and deliver high-resolution ultrasound.

To experience X-Porte, please visit http://rsna.fujimed.com to register for a
product demonstration at RSNA. For every product demonstration registered
online, Fujifilm will donate $25 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. For
more information, please visit http://www.sonosite.com/.

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is the innovator and world leader in bedside and
point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency
micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is
represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100
countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of
ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing
high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more
information, go to: www.sonosite.com.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and
leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic
imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic
arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast
portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating
technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world
granted U.S. patents in 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global
revenues of $26.7 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship
and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit
www.fujifilmholdings.com.

* At an exchange rate of 83 yen to the dollar.

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Contact:

Fujifilm
Lauren Geloso, (914) 789-8303
lgeloso@fujifilm.com
 
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