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Editor's e-Note
Every few years at RSNA, someone in a booth hands me a pair of specialized glasses and gives me a tour of their new 3D visualization tool. This month’s E-News Exclusive introduces the latest goggles-and-all 3D viewing system on display at RSNA 2015.

— Jim Knaub, editor
e-News Exclusive
Through My Goggles at RSNA 2015

Echopixel’s Tru 3D is not the first 3D viewer I’ve seen in RSNA’s exhibit halls over the years. Whether the device was displaying volume renderings on a 2D screen or some holographic display, most discussions I’ve had with radiologists about such systems have followed this paraphrased path: Those 3D renderings look great, but they don’t really save me time; I do my work in 2D.

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