BLOOMINGTON, Minn, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ACUO TECHNOLOGIES, developers of high-performance medical image management software, data migration tools and services, is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has approved a patent application for an "Asset Communication Format within a Computer Network." Acuo Technologies is pleased to add the U.S. patent to its portfolio of intellectual property. In general, the granted patent application broadly protects Acuo's technology and use of asset meta information to control routing and storage of digital assets, including medical images, through a medical imaging network. The patent application was originally filed in 2001 and has undergone thorough review by the USPTO prior to being approved. Acuo Technologies values its intellectual property rights and considers them valuable corporate assets. Issuance of the patent is expected by the end of the year.
"This patent truly represents Acuo's engineering excellence and thought leadership in the global image management marketplace," stated Jeff Timbrook, CEO of Acuo Technologies. "This is a comprehensive patent which clearly defines the differentials and advantages in our approach to routing and storing image data sets in a vendor neutral fashion. This patent places Acuo in a unique position and provides us protections of our core technology as we continue to build upon our market leading position in the standards based enterprise archiving space for medical imaging."
About Acuo Technologies
Acuo Technologies, with headquarters in Bloomington, MN, was founded in 2000 with the objective of developing the first enterprise-wide collaborative asset management solution for medical DICOM images residing in a Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS). Over 475 system implementations around the world have deployed DICOM Services Grid(TM) software solutions. For more information, visit www.acuotech.com.
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