In the medical sector, the DICOM Standard (Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine) regulates the digital image management since more than 20 years. It defines the communication and exchange of data between (patient) administration systems, imaging modalities and storage archives and is established worldwide with manufacturers of modalities and software as well as hospitals and users.

The advantages of DICOM for the medical area have been uncovered by ASTM for the industrial material testing. In 20
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