FUJIFILM’S PORTABLE CR “GOs” HOLLYWOOD

The FCR Go hits Primetime on CBS’s number one show¹, NCIS

Stamford, CT – October 19, 2009 – The FCR Go portable digital x-ray system from FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA was featured in an episode of the CBS hit series NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service). On Tuesday, October 6, 2009, the FCR Go shared scenes with Mark Harmon (Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs) and David McCallum (medical examiner Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard), two of the show’s leading actors, as they discussed the new portable digital x-ray device in the NCIS autopsy lab.

Currently the most popular scripted show on television², NCIS is set in Washington, DC, where detectives use forensic clues and scientific findings to solve crimes. Scenes including the FCR Go take place approximately eight minutes and seventeen minutes into the show. The sleek, compact design and intelligent features of Fujifilm’s popular portable attributed to its appearance on the primetime hit. The FCR Go may play a reoccurring role throughout the season. Click here to watch the full October 6 NCIS episode featuring the FCR Go: http://www.cbs.com/primetime/ncis/

More on the FCR Go:

The FCR Go is a high performance portable digital x-ray system that provides all of the same functionality and conveniences of an FCR system, but remotely. Featuring intuitive operation and sophisticated image processing at the onboard technologist workstation, the FCR Go offers flexible movement and easy positioning to accommodate a wide range of exams. The system incorporates Fujifilm’s standard durable, lightweight cassettes in multiple sizes and interfaces seamlessly with Fujifilm’s Synapse™ PACS® which features exam-specific presets for dynamic image optimization that can aid radiologists during the diagnostic process.

More on NCIS:

NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is a smart, funny action drama focusing on the complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations. NCIS stars Mark Harmon as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs and his team of special agents played by Michael Weatherly, Sean Murray and Cote de Pablo. The cast also includes Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, and Rocky Carroll.  From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents travel the globe to investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties.

About FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc. is one of the FUJIFILM Corporation family of companies with 70 years of imaging experience and more than $28 billion in sales. Its extensive portfolio includes diagnostic imaging products and informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities in both outpatient and hospital settings. Fujifilm's leading line of Imaging Systems products includes digital x-ray systems, medical imagers, and conventional x-ray film. The pioneer of digital x-ray, Fujifilm offers renowned image quality in a wide array of CR and DR products including single and multi-plate CR, digital portable systems, dual detector room replacements and flexible single detector U-arm systems- tailored for a variety of imaging environments. FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Stamford, CT. More information is available at
www.fujimed.com.

1 - NCIS is the number one broadcast television show according to the Nielsen ratings. http://en-us.nielsen.com/rankings/insights/rankings/television

2- NCIS is the number one scripted show according to Associated Press. http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/ticker/article.aspx?Feed=AP&Date=20091006&ID=9825585&Symbol=GE

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For more information, please contact:

Courtney Kraemer
FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA
203 -363-3924
courtney.kraemer@fujimed.com

Katie Reynolds
FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA
203-602-3670
katie.reynolds@fujimed.com 

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