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MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer

MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer is the only application necessary for capturing and viewing images. Its open architecture allows you to have the freedom to use any capture devices, while maintaining compatibility with industry standards. Find out below what makes MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer the ideal image capture and viewing software for any large dental organization.

Key Features

  • Capture images from any device – in one application — MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer is the only software application required to capture images from nearly any device currently on the market. This includes digital panoramic/cephalometric devices, intraoral sensors, phosphor plate scanners, intraoral cameras, flat-bed scanners, and digital cameras. The original vendor's software is not required to capture from any of these devices. This provides a standardized procedure for capturing of images, even if many different brands of capture devices are present within a single organization.

  • DICOM 3.0 PACS-Compliant and HIPAA-Compliant — Within a large enterprise, abiding by industry standards is typically important. MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer is fully DICOM 3.0 compliant. Images are stored 100% of the time in DICOM format, and stored via DICOM communication to the MiPACS Storage Server – or any other PACS Server. MiPACS also has the capability to query for patient demographics and ordered procedures from a DICOM Modality Worklist.

    MiPACS has HIPAA-compliant audit logging, which records every action of users in regards to patient data and security. MiPACS also allows user restrictions to be put in place, which prevent patient data from leaving the premises of your organization.

  • Integration with clinical management systems — MiPACS link offers seamless integration with clinical/practice management software. The viewer can be launched from another application, immediately displaying the patient's images and even passing permission based upon user or group membership. There is no need to look up the patient a second time. This removes the chance for clinical errors that are made when entering patient data, and reduces the time required to view or capture images.

    Currently supported clinical management systems include axiUm, Boomerang, Dental Record Manager Plus, Dentrix, Discus Dental, Dolphin Imaging, Salud, Soel Focus, Software of Excellence, Spark Titanium, Quick Recovery, QSI, Windent, and VistA Imaging/CPRS. If your clinical management system isn't listed, MiPACS can easily.

  • Retake tracking and reporting — MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer can be configured to force users to specify a reason for deleting any image. The list of reasons is completely customizable, and could contain reasons like "Cone Cut," "Overexposed," "Underexposed," or "Patient moved." Retakes can be analyzed in reporting software, helping you identify users that may need additional training or equipment that may be faulty or in need of calibration. Deleted images can be backed up, so that constructive feedback can be provided to the end users capturing x-rays.

  • Image Manipulation and Analysis Tools — Based on the LEADTOOLS Imaging SDK, MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer features all the tools you need to accurately diagnose and to improve the quality of images scanned, captured, or imported. Brightness, contrast, manual histogram adjustments, rotation, inversion, equalization, sharpening, noise reduction, and more tools are included.

    Image analysis tools within MiPACS allow users to zoom, magnify, measure, and annotate images. Accurate angular, linear, and polygonal measurements are available, and using annotations, these measurements can permanently be recorded with the saved image.

  • Import, Export, and Burn CDs — MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer has the ability to import or export virtually any common image format including DICOM, JPEG, BMP, PNG, CMP, Kodak Photo CD, and more. Images can also be burned directly to a CD or DVD from within MiPACS, and a simple image viewer is included so that even clinics without digital imaging capability can view the images as long as they have a computer.

  • User Security — MiPACS features user security controls to ensure that only the appropriate users have permission to capture, approve, delete, edit, print, export, import, and more. User permissions can be controlled by individual users, or by security group assignment.

  • Comprehensive Image Support — MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer, built on the foundation of the LEADTOOLS Imaging SDK, supports virtually any image bit-depth and has many compression options. MiPACS supports 8-bit grayscale, 12-bit grayscale, 16-bit grayscale, monochrome 1 and 2, 24-bit color, YCBR, RGB, signed, pixel by color, and pixel by plane images. MiPACS also supports JPEG Lossy, JPEG Lossless, JPEG2000 Lossy, and JPEG2000 Lossless compression.

  • Dental Hanging Protocol — MiPACS features a dental hanging protocol, which can be customized to fit any clinic's needs. If the image mounts included with MiPACS don't suffice, then different mounts may be created.

    Two or more series of images can be compared in their mounts, allowing you to view images of different types together (panoramic + 4 bitewings) or view a historical comparison (4 bitewings from one year ago + 4 bitewings from today). In addition, individual images can be compared together, even if they are mounted in different templates.

Image Processing Tools

MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer offers image enhancement tools that allow users to flip, rotate, sharpen, change window/level settings, and more. Advanced image processing allows users to adjust precise histogram setting and apply effects such as colorization, embossing, and noise reduction.

Stretch Histogram — Use to stretch a small part of the histogram to the full gray scale. Areas with small differences of the gray scale can be expanded, and even the smallest change in the gray scale will be enlarged.

Optimize Brightness — Simplifies caries diagnosis by placing a selected area in the middle of the gray scale, where vision perception is optimal.

Image Orientation — If plates or sensors are exposed or scanned with the wrong orientation, they can be mirrored or rotated to the correct orientation.

Invert — Produces a negative of the image.

Equalization — The equalization tool makes diagnosing easier by maximizing the contrast in a desired area of an image.

Colorization — Converts the gray scale to color on radiographs. Changes in color are more easily perceived than changes in shades of grey, so this tool benefits you by making diagnosis easier.

Brightness and Contrast — Adjust brightness and contrast on the fly with a simple click and drag on the image.

Noise Reduction — If scanned in X-rays appear grainy, the noise reduction tool can make them seem clear again.

Image Enhancement Macros — Customizable image enhancement macros optimize the image for viewing in Endo, Perio, and DEJ modes.

Edge Enhancement — Create clear, sharp edges out of blurry radiographs.

Image Enhancement Macros — provide one-click enhancement presets for Endo, Perio, and Dentin-To-Enamel junctions. Additional macros can be added.

Image Analysis Tools

MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer offers image analysis tools that allow users to zoom, magnify, measure, and annotate images. Accurate angle, linear, and polygonal measurements are available, and using annotations, these measurements can be permanently recorded with the saved image.

Zoom — Zoom in to a specific section or zoom to match the screen resolution for optimal clarity.

Magnify — Without zooming into the image, magnify a certain portion of the image.

Linear Ruler — Measure distances in a straight line accurately.

Polygonal Ruler — Take more complex non-linear measurements.

Protractor — Take measurement of angles.

Annotations — Annotate the image with notes, arrows, measurements, and shapes that will remain with the image the next time it is viewed by anyone.

Supported Devices

MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer seamlessly integrates with the world's most popular digital sensors, imaging plate systems, digital panoramic devices, digital cameras, scanners, and video sources. Unlike most imaging software vendors, which require you to use their hardware as well, MiPACS is an open platform application, leaving it up to you to decide on the type of hardware. Your staff shouldn't be forced to learn three or four different software applications when MiPACS has simplified digital imaging workflow by using one application for every imaging device.

Digital Intraoral Sensors

  • Air Techniques
    ACCENT Sensors
  • Belmont
    Belgold Sensors
  • Carestream (Kodak)
    RVG 5000 Sensors
    RVG 5100 Sensors
    RVG 6000 Sensors
    RVG 6100 Sensors
    RVG 6200 Sensors
    RVG 6500 Sensors
    Trophy RVGui PCI Sensors
    Trophy RVGui USB Sensors
  • Dent-X
    EVA Sensors
  • Dexis
    Dexis Platinum Sensors
    Dexray Sensors
  • DMD
    MPDx Sensors
  • e2v
    CCD38 Sensors
    CCD76 Sensors
    CCD78 Sensors
  • Fimet
    IOX Sensors
  • Gendex
    GX-S700 Sensors
    Visualix eHD Sensors
    Visualix Sensors
  • Hamamatsu
    Hamamatsu CD Sensors
  • Instrumentarium
    Sigma Sensors
    Snapshot Sensors
  • Masterlink
    Apex Dental Sensors
  • Mediadent
    HDX Sensors
    MDX Sensors
  • MyRay
    WDS Sensors
  • NewTech
    FlexiRay Connectless Sensors
    FlexiRay Sensors
  • Owandy
    DXR 730 Sensors
    Upix Sensors
  • Planmeca
    DIXI Sensors
    DIXI2 Sensors
    DIXI3 Sensors
    Pro Sensors
  • Progeny
    ClearView Sensors
    CygnusRay Sensors
    MPSe Sensors
  • Schick
    33 sensors
    CDR 2000 Sensors
    CDR Elite Sensors
    CDR HS Sensors
    CDR PlusWire Sensors
    CDR Wireless Sensors
  • Sirona
    Sidexis Sensors
    XIOS Sensors
  • Sometech
    X-view Sensors
  • Sota
    Clio Sensors
  • Suni
    1600 Sensors
    1800 Sensors
    2000 Sensors
  • Visodent
    DXR Sensors
  • XDR
    XDR Sensors

Digital Panoramic / Cephalometric Devices

  • Carestream (Kodak)
    8000 Panoramic
    8000C Panoramic/Cephalometric
    9000 Panoramic
    9000C Panoramic/Cephalometric
    9300 Panoramic
    CS 8100
  • Gendex
    Orthoralix 8500 DDE Panoramic
    Orthoralix 9200 DDE Panoramic
  • Instrumentarium
    Orthoceph OC100D
    Orthoceph OC200D
    Orthopantomograph OP100D
    Orthopantomograph OP200D
    Orthopantomograph OP30
    Orthopantomograph OP300
  • Owandy
    I-Max Panoramic
  • Planmeca
    Proline Panoramic/Cephalometric
    ProMax 2D S2
    ProMax 2D S3
    ProMax 3D
    ProMax 3D Max
    ProMax 3D Mid
    ProMax 3D Plus
    ProMax 3D s
    ProMax Panoramic/Cephalometric
  • Schick
    CDR Pan
  • Sirona
    Orthophos XG 3
    Orthophos XG 5
  • Soredex
    Cranex CDR Series
    Cranex DM Series
    Cranex Novus
    Scanora D
  • Vatech Pax Primo
    Pax 500

Photostimulable Phosphor Plate Scanners

  • Acteon
    PSPix Scanner
  • Air Techniques
    ScanX Classic Scanner
    ScanX Duo Scanner
    ScanX Intraoral Scanner
    ScanX Swift Scanner
  • Carestream (Kodak)
    CR7400 Scanner
    CR850 Computed Radiography System
    CR975 Computed Radiography System
  • Dürr
    VistaScan Perio
    VistaScan Scanner
  • Gendex
    DenOptix QST Scanner
    DenOptix Scanner
  • Orex / Digident
    CD-Dent Scanner
    Combix Xi Scanner
    Panoramic Xi Scanner
  • Soredex
    Digora FMX Scanner
    Digora Optime Scanner
    Digora PCT Scanner
    Optime Scanner

Cone Beam CT Systems (Direct Integration)

  • Carestream (Kodak)
  • Gendex
  • Morita
    Veraview EPOCS
  • Planmeca
    ProMax 3D
    Promax 3D Max
    Promax 3D Mid
    ProMax 3D Plus
  • Sirona

Cone Beam CT Systems (DICOM Storage from Native Software)

  • 3M
  • Gendex
  • Hitachi
    CB MercuRay
  • ImageWorks
  • Imaging Sciences
  • Kavo
    Kavo 3D Exam
  • Soredex
    Cranex Novus 3D
  • Vatech
    Pax Systems

Third Party 3D Viewers

  • Anatomage
  • Carestream (Kodak)
    Carestrea 3D Imaging System
  • Planmeca
    Romexis 3D

Other Devices

TWAIN Support
Any device with a TWAIN driver will work with MiPACS Dental Enterprise Viewer. This includes flatbed scanners, digital still cameras, phosphor plate scanner, and more.

Many popular digital cameras and memory card readers appear as a disk drive. MiPACS Auto-Import can be set up to monitor these drives for new images and automatically import images into MiPACS (and delete them from the drive/card if desired).

Video Devices
Any video device using Video For Windows, DirectShow, or Firewire DV is supported in MiPACS for video capture.

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Multi-series Comparison

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