Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is the largest Europe-based electronics and electrical engineering company. Siemens is an integrated technology company with activities in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare. It is organised into six main divisions: Industry, Energy, Healthcare, Equity Investments, Siemens IT Solutions, and Services and Siemens Financial Services (SFS). Siemens and its subsidiaries employ approximately 360,000 people across nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of approx 71 billion euros for the year of 2011. Siemens AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since March 12, 2001. Siemens & Halske was founded by Werner von Siemens on 12 October 1847. Based on the telegraph, his invention used a needle to point to the sequence of letters, instead of using Morse code. The company, then called Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske, opened its first workshop on October 12.

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Detecting cancer through breath analysis

Although it is possible to detect diseases by studying a person's breath, this is by no means an easy task. However, scientists in the New Technology Field for Chemical and Optical Systems at Siemens Corporate Technology ...

Feb 04, 2015
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Real-time volume imaging of hearts

A new ultrasound system from Siemens enables doctors to carry out heart examinations through the esophagus for the first time. The system supplies 3D images of the heart as well as additional real-time information about the ...

Nov 28, 2014
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Non-stop PET/CT scan provides accurate images

Siemens is improving PET/CT imaging and data quality while reducing radiation exposure. The Biograph mCT Flow PET/CT scanner is a new positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system that, for the first time ...

Sep 18, 2014
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Quick blood test for malaria

Siemens is working on a procedure that would allow blood to be routinely tested for malaria. Physicians normally diagnose the tropical disease by using a microscope to search for parasites in blood samples. The problem is ...

Aug 01, 2014
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Computer tomograph on rails

Siemens has installed a mobile, rail-mounted computer tomograph at Frankfurt University Hospital. The device can be used in two rooms: the room for routine scans and the trauma room. If necessary, the CT can be moved up to ...

Jul 15, 2014
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Natural sound experience for hearing-impaired people

Siemens has presented a new hearing aid for people whose hearing is severely impaired. The hearing aid is so thin that it can even fit behind the ear of a hearing-impaired baby. One of the reasons why the new device is one-third ...

Feb 17, 2014
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Conservative, high-precision computed tomography

A new CT scanner from Siemens reduces the radiation dosage for patients by as much as a half, depending on the examination. The machine operates with unprecedented speed and can record image sequences with high temporal resolution. ...

Feb 06, 2014
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Software visualizes the heart for doctors

Siemens developed a procedure for angioplasty which supports doctors to make interventions at the heart faster and more precise. With angioplasty doctors open up an artery, potentially staving off more invasive procedures ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Special CT improves radiotherapy planning

A computer tomograph (CT) with special software solutions is helping to improve the planning of radiotherapy, thus making cancer treatment more effective. Radiotherapy aims to irradiate tumors as precisely as possible. To ...

Sep 19, 2013
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