OMER, Israel, Sep 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --
Qualification to Allow ScoutCam to Develop and Manufacture Micro Cameras for the Healthcare Company's Minimally Invasive Surgical Product
OMER, Israel, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScoutCam /zigman2/quotes/210104359/composite SCTC 0.00% , a leading developer and manufacturer of customized visual solutions and supplementary technologies, today announced it has been officially included on a Fortune 500 multinational healthcare corporation's Approved Supplier List (ASL). The qualification will allow ScoutCam to develop, manufacture and supply a complete visualization solution for the global company's minimally invasive surgical product, which incorporates ScoutCam's single-use miniature video cameras.
"We are extremely excited not only for the recognition of our superior technology, but for the opportunity to become a long-term supplier of innovative visualization tools that has the potential to transform minimally invasive surgeries, and all under the strictest quality standards of this global leader," said Yaron Silberman, Chief Executive Officer of ScoutCam.
The two companies initially began collaborating back in 2018 and in mid-2019, a formal audit at ScoutCam's facilities was completed. This past May, the global standard Supplier Quality Agreement (SQA) of the customer was signed. ScoutCam provided a final quote to the healthcare corporation in May as well, which included development fees of $2.4 million to be paid per milestones in 2020-2021 and prices per ordered quantities for the supply of the final deliverables, ranging in hundreds of USD per unit. ScoutCam's inclusion on the ASL encompasses all of its business units, in addition to the one in which ScoutCam is currently engaged.
"Now that we have officially been added to the Approved Supplier List, ScoutCam is expected to sell tens of thousands of single-use cameras annually in the next few years, which gives us the opportunity to transform minimally invasive surgeries as we know them," Silberman continued. "Overall, we are extremely happy with the recognition, and we are proud that such partnership presents a parallel benefit to both patients and doctors alike."
For more information on ScoutCam as well as the company's additional developments and products, please visit: https://www.scoutcam.com/
ScoutCam is a leading provider of customized visual solutions for organizations across a variety of industries in the form of highly resistant micro cameras and supplementary technologies. ScoutCam devices are used across the medical, aerospace, industrial, research and defense industries. For more information please visit: https://www.scoutcam.com/ .
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