Network Time Protocol (NTP) is designed to synchronize the clocks of computers that are network enabled. In the context of DICOM, this is important for two applications:

– for audit trails, to make sure that the recorded time of an event is the actual time
– to synchronize simultaneous acquisition of different modalities, such as an EKG with a cardiology CINE run.


  • Standards


WW stands for Window Width. Window Width controls contrast is a range of grayscale values to be mapped on monitor…


SMPTE (Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is an international standards development organization. SMPTE has specified several test patterns,…

SOP Class

A SOP (Service Object Pair) Class is a combination of a service such as Store, Retrieve, and an object such…