KIDE Systems is now part of Topcon

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:08

Topcon has acquired a leading optical and ophthalmology software provider, KIDE Clinical Systems. This acquisition combines the most advanced optical and ophthalmology cloud solution provider in the market with Topcon healthcare solutions – world leader in eye care technology industry.

KIDE Clinical Systems’ Optoflow, a digital imaging solution software, connects eye care devices to produce their data automatically to KIDE Cloud where hospital grade tools are provided for diagnostic work and telemedicine. The cloud enables digital, time and place independent workflow for optical chain and eye hospitals.

“We’re excited to join the Topcon family. Combining Optoflow with Topcon devices will create something never seen in the medical imaging market before. With Topcon sales and financial resources we can give our customers significant leverage in their own business,”said Anssi Ylimaula, co-founder and CEO of KIDE Clinical Systems.

“We’ve spent the last few months with the Topcon team harmonizing and honing our joint strategy. We are excited to be bringing these technological advances to the healthcare industry as part of the Topcon team,”  Ylimaula concluded.

KIDE Clinical Systems becomes Topcon’s research and development center for eye care cloud solutions, which is expected to strengthen its position in Europe.