The acquisition enables Pentax to expand its global R&D capabilities.

Digital Endoscopy develops endoscopic imaging products with expertise in software-based computer architecture and optical illumination technologies.

Pentax Lifecare Technology vice president Jayant Saha said Digital Endoscopy and its team will complement the company’s R&D expertise to accelerate product innovation and foster technology, especially given the increasing importance of computer architecture and software to improve image quality as well as ease of use.