PA USA (December 12, 2005) – Neuro Kinetics,
Inc. (NKI), manufacturers of medical diagnostic equipment
used worldwide, announced today that it is now offering
version 6.0 of its VEST™ software used to analyze
and manage results of neuro-otologic testing.
VEST™ software is used to operate NKI-manufactured
Barany (rotary) Chair Systems and other
diagnostic devices used clinically for balance and
vertigo testing in hospitals and other healthcare
facilities, and for advanced research by universities,
government agencies and others. The company's
software and diagnostic testing equipment is used
by neurologists, otolaryngologists, audiologists,
vestibular researchers and others across North America,
and in Australia, Asia and Europe.
new upgraded version 6.0 features an improved graphical
user interface, additional algorithms that produce
detailed and accurate results, and enhanced data
collection and display options. Web-enabled patient
reports produced through the VEST™ software may be
used for insurance and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements.
excited to offer our latest software upgrade to our
worldwide community of users," said Howison
Schroeder, NKI president and CEO. "The software
offers unequalled sensitivity, flexibility and precision,
all increasingly important attributes as neuro-otologic
testing becomes more widespread."
VEST™ software is based on LabView™ technology
and is available in three editions: Clinical,
Research and Developer.
Clinical Edition includes a battery of commonly used
clinical and reimbursable balance tests with normative
data for comparative analysis. It is designed for
use in either a hospital setting or a medical practitioner's
Research Edition provides advanced features, including
virtually unlimited protocol creation and test parameter
modifications. It is used primarily by clinical researchers
who need added flexibility to adapt tests for unique
patient conditions or grant-funding proposals.
Developer Edition gives users the ability to access
the software's source code in order to integrate
other testing equipment, develop their own unique
algorithms or experiment with new motion profiles.
more information on the VEST™ software, current
and prospective NKI users should contact the company
directly, in the U.S. at +1 412.963.6649 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buckman Communications, for Neuro Kinetics, Inc.
+ 1 412.381.2900 or email@example.com