Kitware To Develop 3D Segmentation and Registration Interaction Widgets

September 10, 2004

Kitware, Inc. has been tasked by the National Library of Medicine to develop 3D widgets for segmentation and registration. These widgets will be used to assist in manual and semi-automatic tasks of image segmentation and registration. Such tasks often require human intervention, and these interactor widgets will greatly improve the efficiency of the process. The widgets will be provided in open-source form in the Visualization Toolkit (VTK) system, and designed for use with either VTK or ITK (Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit).

Kitware, Inc. is a leading software development company providing products and services in the areas of medical image analysis, visualization and 3D graphics, supercomputing, computer vision, open publication, and software quality process. Kitware is known for its advanced open source software tools such as the widely used Visualization Toolkit (VTK), Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK), and the CMake build management software. Established in 1998, Kitware is rapidly growing to support top research and development clients around the world; including such prestigious customers as the US National Labs (Sandia, Los Alamos, Livermore, and Argonne), the National Institutes of Health, the Army and Air Force Research labs, and a variety of academic, commercial and governmental research labs. Our commercial customers range from Fortune 500 oil and gas companies to small medical imaging start ups.

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