Award Date

1-1-1998

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Electrical Engineering

First Committee Member

Shahram Latifi

Number of Pages

55

Abstract

Image Acquisition and Storage for Medical Imaging Systems investigates the issues and requirements to develop a medical imaging system for the dental industry. Research was conducted through studying image acquisition and digitization systems, image file format standards, and data image distribution techniques in a medical facility. Furthermore, the future trends in medical imaging industry were identified; From the studies gathered, a medical imaging system called Miniature Image and Data Acquisition System (MIDAS) was created. MIDAS is an intraoral camera imaging system, which has the capability to capture images of patient's teeth and gums, track images with patient data, and distributes images and data over a Local Area Network (LAN). These capabilities match or exceed those found in most intraoral camera systems.

Keywords

Acquisitions; Image; Imaging; Medical; Storage; System

Controlled Subject

Electrical engineering; Dentistry; Computer science; Information science

File Format

pdf

File Size

1372.16 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/jhz4-knsv


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