Integrated operating theatre AV solutions
Integrated theatre AV technology has been added to the extensive portfolio of hospital solutions offered by Bender UK.
The complete Merivaara OpenOR system is exclusively supplied and installed by BENDER UK in the UK and Ireland. The technology enables complete integration of all medical devices and image sources within the theatre environment and displays all images at near-zero latency (guaranteed at less than one frame) without resolution loss.
Merivaara OpenOR also allows procedures to be viewed and streamed outside the operating theatre, enabling clinicians and students to consult and view live surgeries from other locations such as a Lecture Hall This intuitive system has a userfriendly. touch screen interface which allows control of image routing, medical device control, live streaming, as well as remote surgeon access to live and stored images, image capture and video recording and editing.
The medical grade touch screen can be positioned in the sterile environment, wall or desk mount. It also enables PiP and PaP on displays that do not have those features. Vendor-neutral the OpenOR does not limit the connection of image sources from specific manufacturers, including mobile devices brought into theatre. It connects to the Hospital Information System and PAC for Patient Worklists and Data Integration.
Gareth Brunton, managing director of Bender UK, said: “The backbone of the technology is a fibre-based Barco Nexxis infrastructure which allows OpenOR to display uncompressed video for perfect images without artefacts or resolution loss with near-zero latency. This is guaranteed to less than a frame. The resolution that OpenOR works with is also future-proofed to 8K and beyond, currently HD, 3D, 4K, and 4K3D compatible.”