The History of EIZO

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EIZO Corporation

EIZO Corporation

EIZO, which means image in Japanese, is a visual technology company that develops high-end display solutions. It originated as an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) of black and white TVs in rural Japan. In the 1980s, EIZO began developing and manufacturing monitors for enterprise customers and then expanded its product lineup for specialty markets. Today, EIZO imaging solutions are available in more than 90 countries and are widely used in healthcare facilities such as operating rooms and radiology reading rooms, photography and post production studios, air traffic control facilities, and trading rooms and control rooms.

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The History of EIZO GmbH

The EIZO GmbH has more than 50 years of experience in imaging technology products and visualization solutions, starting with early television and camera technology as part of Siemens AG up to the most modern complete solutions in medical industry under the roof of EIZO.

1956: The imaging department at Siemens AG in Karlsruhe, Germany, develops and produces the first televisions.

1960: Enters the medical sector with the first medical television monitoring system.

1990: Develops and produces medical CRT monitors for X-ray systems.

2000: Expands its market activity and portfolio: Customer-specific displays are produced both for internal needs as well as for medical OEMs worldwide.

2007: International Japanese monitor manufacturer EIZO takes over the entire medical imaging technology business unit of Siemens AG. EIZO GmbH is founded as a subsidiary of the EIZO Corporation with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany.

2008: With large-format monitors and its entry into video management, EIZO GmbH offers complete solutions for modern hospital installations.

2013: Enters the market for OR imaging equipment. The branch office in Plauen, Germany, is established. Under the new CuratOR brand, new products and complete solutions are bundled for the integrated OR, hybrid OR and control room.

2016: With the aquisition of Endoscopy Monitor Business from Panasonic Healthcare by EIZO Corporation, EIZO GmbH can offer entire range of medical displays also for visual Endoscopy applications

2019: EIZO GmbH headquarter is moving from Siemens Technology Park in Karlsruhe to its own new building in Ruelzheim