Loading MRI & CT scans onto a SGI

Visionary Solutions, Inc visolu at voicenet.com
Sun Jun 15 09:29:18 EST 1997

John <jjance at bellsouth.net> wrote in article
<33A06878.2A30 at bellsouth.net>...
> BBC wrote:
> > 
> > I am trying to find a way of loading scan data onto an SGI machine for
> > volume rendering.  The data is obtained from both MRI & CT scanners,
> > Siemens & General Electric, from various hospitals.  The SGI is an
> > High Impact R10,000 in a fairly isolated environment, where FTP or ISDN
> > probably won't be practical.
> > Ideally I would like to able to hook up a magneto-optical drive to the
> > which would read the mo disks.  However, nobody I have spoken to seems
> > be able to know of such a device.  It seems likely that a Pioneer
SH7101 or
> > SH9101 will load Siemens data on a Sun Sparc workstation, which might
be an
> > option if I can get access to a Sun, but it seems unlikely that these
> > drives will talk to a SGI.
> > 
> > Does anybody know of any solutions to this problem ?
> I don't know the whole answer but the images would have to be DICOM
> compliant.
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