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China takes lead in AI-based diagnostic imaging equipment

New system from Imsight can check radiographs in less than 20 seconds

Imsight's new system reads in a huge amount of data and is capable of examining images as accurately as experienced doctors. (Photo courtesy of Imsight Technology)

BEIJING -- Imsight Technology, a Chinese company that has been developing equipment for digital radiographic examinations of the chest since 2018, has devised an artificial intelligence system to assist computer-aided tomographic diagnostic screening of the lungs amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The new system is a deep-learning process that reads in a huge amount of data and is capable of reading images as accurately as experienced doctors. During a trial in February, it processed images at more than 99% accuracy.

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