Epiphan Systems Inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame

Epiphan's Mediphan technology named a "potentially life-saving innovation" by the Space Foundation

OTTAWA, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mediphan, a division of Epiphan Systems Inc, an innovator in professional audio video capture and streaming technologies, has been inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame. The Space Technology Hall of Fame recognizes technologies that improve life on Earth but were originally developed for or dramatically improved by space applications. The induction was held on April 11, 2013 during the 29th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Mediphan was created by Epiphan Systems as a special unit to develop audio video capture, streaming, recording, and replay products and technologies for telemedicine and remote guidance applications. Mediphan's products, DistanceDoc and MedRecorder, allow doctors to remotely view and record remote medical displays for diagnosis and medical training purposes.

Initially, Mediphan screen capture, streaming, and recording technology was developed and used to remotely train astronauts on the use of ultrasound equipment. Today, that same Mediphan-Epiphan technology is used in multiple medical equipment OEMs in many end markets such as ultrasound, defibrillation, eye care, pacemakers, gynecology, and pathology. Furthermore, the technology is being used across several product lines of Epiphan Systems' VGA/DVI/HDMI video display frame grabbers, multimedia display broadcast streaming systems, recording systems, and accessories.

Epiphan and Mediphan screen capture technologies are used in these products available to the general public:

DVI2USB 3.0, which adds telemedicine capability to existing medical equipment by allowing users to share medical images and live video over communication software such as Skype or WebEx. Lecture Recorder x2, which can capture any HD medical display and SD Camera to record and stream them directly over the internet.
VGADVI Recorder Pro, which brings 2 SD and 2 HD channels enabling the viewing, recording, and streaming of multiple medical displays and cameras.
VGA GRID, which captures and combines multiple SD, HD and higher resolution channels at very high frame rates into a complete control panel view of cameras and medical equipment displays.

About Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame
The Space Technology Hall of Fame® increases public awareness of the benefits of space exploration and encourages further innovation by recognizing individuals, organizations and companies that effectively adapt and market technologies originally developed for space to improve the quality of life for all humanity.

About Mediphan
Mediphan was created by Epiphan Systems as a special unit to develop audio video capture, streaming, recording, and replay products and technologies for telemedicine and remote guidance applications. Mediphan's products and technologies are OEM'd as private label products through  medical equipment vendors, while Epiphan products are marketed by Epiphan.

About Epiphan Systems Inc.

Epiphan Systems Inc. ("Epiphan") develops, markets, manufactures and supports an innovative line of VGA/DVI/HDMI display and video signal source processing products. The products are proven, ideal solutions for capturing, recording, broadcasting, streaming, display, replay and printing of virtually any video source.

Epiphan products are used in a wide range of applications such as education, Pro-AV events, training, simulation, medical imaging, computing, security, and transportation applications, where capturing, processing, recording, sharing and replay of high resolution VGA/DVI/HDMI displays and video source outputs are critical to effective communication.

Epiphan is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with a sales office in the USA and authorized resellers throughout the world.

For more information, please visit www.epiphan.com

SOURCE Epiphan Systems Inc.

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