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2020

GOOD DESIGN|グッドデザイン・ベスト100

Award-winning item
Medical digital camera/scope ["D'z IMAGE" DERMOCAMERA DZ-D100, DERMOSCOPE DZ-S50]
Business Owner
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
Category
Medical equipment and facilities
Company
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. (Japan)
Award Number
20G100614
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2020

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Outline

To identify skin cancer early, Casio's applies its image processing technology to medical diagnostics with the collaboration of medical engineers and active clinical physicians. All necessary functionality of this innovative imaging diagnostics tool is built simply into the product's specs including dedicated software along with total service and hardware support for dermatologists' medical exams.

Producer

HOUJOU Yoshiharu, Medical Planning and Development Department, CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.

Director

NAGAYAMA Yosuke, Design Unit, CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.

Designer

SUGIOKA Shinobu, ISHII Kyouhei, YAMAMOTO Hirotsugu, MURATA Fumina, Design Unit/ MORITANI Shinichi, Application Development unit, CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.

More information

https://dz-image-store.casio.jp/

[DZ-D100] 2019年5月27日 発売  [DZ-S50] 2020年3月16日 発売
2019/5/27

Evaluation

Aimed at the early detection of skin cancer, this product was praised for offering the full package of services to support examination, from imaging using the specialized camera to image processing using dedicated software, a monitor built into the rear of the camera, automatic forwarding to a PC viewer, and even filing. On the hardware side, the specialized camera has been developed to be user-friendly even for less-experienced doctors, thereby alleviating stress. The manufacturer’s determination to expand its business domains by applying to medical care the image processing technology that it cultivated in the digital camera realm was also highly praised.

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