EIZO and Stryker Announce Partnership in Integrated Large Monitor Management Systems for Operating Rooms

Hakusan, Japan, October 7, 2013 – EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) and Stryker Corporation have announced their partnership to offer customers integrated large monitor management systems suitable for use in standard and hybrid operating rooms.


As a result of this partnership, EIZO will provide large monitors that can display multiple video sources simultaneously in conjunction with Stryker integrated operating suites. These configurable solutions will initially be offered in North America.


EIZO is a market leader in display technology with years of experience and technical expertise in the development of monitor solutions for X-ray and vascular surgery. This platform includes large, medical-grade, ultra high resolution monitors up to 60-inches and the accompanying management system designed to allow users to change custom layouts on the fly. This partnership will enable both companies to work collectively on delivering superior products and services that can ultimately take hybrid and interventional operating rooms to the next level of efficiency and quality of care.


Stryker FLEXiS™ LS and M3 Boom System

Stryker’s large screen and multi-monitor mounts have been designed to support monitors up to 60” in size (54” x 31.5” x 6”). The FLEXiS LS has adjustable side protection and can accommodate a variety of monitors. Included in the Stryker family of monitor mounts is the FLEXiS M3, a multi-monitor mount which is customizable to mount dual rows of monitors to accommodate any variety of sizes and configurations. The FLEXiS LS and M3 systems also have a unique pressure switch along the entire length of the bottom bracket which articulates the monitor up and away if any object comes into contact with it. This provides additional safety and care inside of the Hybrid OR, all while giving the doctors and staff the ultimate access to the images and data necessary for these complex procedures. Stryker is also a complete provider of ceiling mounted solutions, offering systems such as surgical LED lights, flat panel arms, extended horizontal arms and a variety of equipment, anesthesia, and perfusion booms, completely configurable to the specific environment in which it will be utilized.

Stryker Integrated Operating Room Solutions

The SwitchPoint Infinity 3 Control System is an integrated platform that can be tailored to the needs of each individual Hybrid Suite, providing efficiency and flexibility during surgical procedures. This pixel perfect HD digital video routing system supports all video standards and resolutions including 1080P and up to 1200P. In an effort to enhance staff efficiencies within the Hybrid Suite, the SwitchPoint Infinity 3 offers features that help staff perform tasks efficiently. These features include: Integrated surgical timeout, customizable room presets, centralized OR equipment controls, multiple PC controls, split screen and quad view capabilities.

About Stryker Communications

As a pioneer in the integrated OR market, Stryker is the only company to offer the iSuite, a full range of operating room technology and medical equipment that provides surgical teams with the tools they need for success in surgery. From ceiling mounted surgical LED lights and equipment booms to video integration systems used during minimally invasive surgery, Stryker products are designed to help OR staff members efficiently and safely care for patients.

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.

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Director, Global Communications
Joe Cooper

About EIZO

Founded in 1968, EIZO Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of high-end visual display products. The image quality, long-term reliability, and innovative features of EIZO monitors make them the products of choice in many financial trading rooms, back offices, hospitals, air traffic control centers, and design studios throughout the world. EIZO is based in Japan and listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is represented in over sixty countries by a network of group companies and exclusive distributors. For more information about EIZO, please visit www.eizo.com.

For more information, please contact:

EIZO Corporation
153 Shimokashiwano
Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8566
Phone: +81 76 277-6792