Sony Electronics is collaborating with Microsoft to enhance its new MD2GO, remote HD IP camera system. The collaboration will deliver a Windows 7 touch-based user interface developed on the Silverlight platform.
With the new MD2GO Live Viewer Application, physicians can gain access to HD images and sound from any PC or Slate device with an internet connection enabling them to remotely view and communicate with patients and staff whenever they are on the go. MD2GO and its new software are on display at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting in the Microsoft OEM pavilion at booth #3101A, Feb. 20–24, 2011.
The MD2GO system leverages Sony’s leading visual imaging components. From the HD pan tilt zoom (PTZ) camera with 10x optical zoom lens, to the high quality speaker and microphone modules, the system delivers real-time, HD video.
MD2GO is also designed to be unobtrusive and flexible. In a hospital network, there are main sites and remote locations. Because of the lightweight, compact design, mobility and wireless connectivity, the same experts that practice at the main sites are now available to support the clinicians in remote locations, improving the quality of care and increasing patient satisfaction. MD2GO can potentially be used within multiple hospital departments as well as in other types of facilities such as nursing homes or outpatient and rehab centers.
Additionally, physicians can easily play back videos using Windows Media player and record HD video and stills to a PC, which can then be used in presentations for sharing with colleagues and for teaching and training.