DICONDE Compliance | North Star Imaging

DICONDE Compliance

Digital Imaging and Communication in Nondestructive Evaluation (DICONDE)

Our efX software is fully DICONDE compliant


What is DICONDE?

  • File format and a communication protocol
  • Digital Imaging and Communication in Non-Destructive Evaluation based on DICOM (Digital COmmunication in Medicine)
  • Facilitates the exchange of information across multiple vendor equipment and system manufacturers
  • Implementation of the ASTM-E2339, E2699, E2738, E2767.

Why DICONDE?

  • Industry standard (non proprietary format):
    • Compatible between vendors (Interoperable)
    • Long term storage
    • Allows for multi-vendor imaging systems
  • Easy retrieval through searching metadata such as Part information, Technique information, User information, Image status, ...
  • Maintains original data quality (full resolution, full dynamic range)

Interoperability covers the following properties

  • How images and annotations are displayed
  • Part and machine information
  • Technique information
  • Image status (accept/reject)

How to check for vendor DICONDE Compliance?

NSI software is developed in house and focused on non-destructive testing applications

  • Produce and view DICONDE compliant files
  • View and export Presentation States (window level, annotation, ...)
  • Communicate with other vendor software (Interoperability) :
    • Communication protocol validated with the following DICONDE Instances: dvtk, GE (Rhythm Review and Archive), Aycan, Fuji, FEI (Avizo), ONIS, ... for both images and Presentation States.
    • Send and receive, search and retrieve, and ability to get searched and retrieved.

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