Olympus announced that it plans to establish a series of digital excellence centers (DECs) following its acquisition of Odin Vision.
London-based Odin Vision develops a portfolio of commercially available computer-aided detection/diagnostic (CAD) solutions. It also holds an innovation pipeline of cloud-enabled applications. Olympus agreed to acquire cloud-based Odin Vision in a $79 million deal late last year. The company said the acquisition strengthened its strategy around initiatives in digital health. It aims to progress its AI-powered real-time diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment offerings.
Using Odin Vision’s solutions with its core endoscopy portfolio, Olympus plans to collect and analyze procedural, clinical and medical device data in real-time. Powered by a new, modern digital platform, the company seeks to reduce administrative and cognitive burdens while improving operational efficiency.
“As a leader in endoscopy and innovat…