aycan workstation FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Apple macOS (OS X/Mac OS X) versions are supported?
aycan workstation:

aycan workstation 3.14.002 runs on macOS 10.12.6 and 10.13.6

aycan workstation 3.14.000 runs on macOS 10.12.6, 10.13.5 and 10.13.6

aycan workstation 3.12.000 runs on macOS 10.12.6, 10.13.3 and 10.13.5

aycan workstation 3.10.004 runs on OS X 10.11.6, macOS 10.12.6 and macOS 10.13.2

aycan workstation 3.10.002 runs on OS X 10.11.6, macOS 10.12.6 and macOS 10.13.1

aycan workstation 3.10.000 runs on OS X 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12.3, 10.12.4, 10.12.5

aycan workstation 3.08.000 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and on macOS 10.12.2

aycan workstation 3.06.008 runs on OS X 10.9.5, 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12.1*), 10.12.2

aycan workstation 3.06.006 runs on OS X 10.9.5, 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12*), 10.12.1*)

aycan workstation 3.06.004 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and 10.11.6

aycan workstation 3.06.002 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and 10.11.6

aycan workstation 3.06.000 runs on OS X 10.11.5

*) A special USB driver is required for NOT Apple mice.

 For information on older versions please contact our service.

 

Which displays are supported by the
11-bit display plug-in?
  • Totoku MS53i2
  • EIZO Radiforce GX540
What are the minimal system requirements 
for aycan workstation

Hardware: Apple Macintosh Computer with Intel-Processor

RAM: 1 GB (at least 4 GB recommended)

Hard disk space available: 1 GB 

CD-ROM access necessary for software installation

DVD-ROM access necessary for reading DVDs with demo data

Operating system: Apple OS X; compatible versions: see adjoining

Depending on the expected usage, a fast multi core processor, some GB of RAM and a separate current hard disk for data might be recommended.

 

What are the meanings of the import error codes?
  •  "Urf" – "Unreadable file / Could not be read." 
  • "SOPc" – "Not Allowed SOP Class UID" 
  • "Exc" – "Exception" 
  • "UFt" – "Unknown File Type" -> The parser was not able to get any information about the file. 
  • "Ts" – "Not supported TransferSyntax" -> see Allowed Transfer Syntax below 
  • "NDcm" – "Not a DICOM file" -> This message could appear if you configured aycan workstation to only import DICOM files (available under Preferences... -> Database -> "Import DICOM file format only (ignore ...)"). 
  • "Ukwn" – "File Type was detected but file did not have a known structure"

 

Allowed Transfer Syntax:
  • Implicit VR Little Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2 
  • Explicit VR Little Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 
  • Explicit VR Big Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2.2 
  • RLE Lossless 1.2.840.10008.1.2.5 
  • JPEG Process 14, Selection Value 1, Lossless 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.70 
  • JPEG Baseline (Process 1), Lossy 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.50 
  • JPEG Baseline (Process 2 & 4), Lossy 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.51 
  • JPEG 2000 lossless only 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.90 
  • JPEG 2000 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.91

 

Allowed SOP Classes:
  • ImageStore
  • Radiotherapy
  • StructuredReport
  • KeyObjectDocument

 

Which date and time is used for SC images created with aycan workstation?

aycan workstation stores the actual date and time in the following tags:

  • Date of Secondary Capture (0018,1012)
  • Time of Secondary Capture (0018,1014)
  • Series Date of Secondary Capture (0008,0021)
  • Acquisition Date of Secondary Capture (0008,0022)
  • Acquisition Time of Secondary Capture (0008,0032)

Study date and time stamps are not touched.

If the user wants to display the date and time of the creation of the SC images, they can use the annotations tool in the aycan workstation preferences.