Company HQ: 

Seoul, South Korea

Last Updated:

April 17th, 2020

Lunit INSIGHT CXR is an AI solution that detects 10 different radiologic findings on chest X-rays including tuberculosis (TB). It is designed to provide a quick analysis in hard-to-reach areas regardless of internet connections, with proven versatility among different X-ray devices.

The AI solution generates (1) location information for detected lesions in color or outline, (2) abnormality scores reflecting the probability that the detected lesion is abnormal, and (3) an AI “case report” that summarizes the analysis result by each finding.



Development Stage

On the market


Online & offline

Intended Age Group

14+ years (regulatory approval)

Target Setting

Primary health centers, general hospital (above primary level), teleradiology companies, government/public sector, e.g. national TB program, private sector

Current Market

Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East/North Africa, North America, South/Central America


»» Can be used to read images from any kind of chest X-ray machine (vendor neutral)

»» Chest X-ray image format: DICOM

»» Chest X-ray type: posterior-anterior chest X-ray, anterior-posterior chest X-ray, portable

»» Other requirements: product requires upload of an original image in the standard DICOM-format which contains appropriate DICOM metadata information in specific DICOM tags.


Structured report including: 

» Heat map, 

» Probability score as well as dichotomous output indicating whether each abnormality is present or absent, 

» Probability score as well as dichotomous output indicating whether TB is likely present or likely absent, 

» Specification of the location of each abnormality. 

Default threshold probability score is set at 15% for all abnormalities including TB. 

Chest abnormalities detected by the product for which a separate abnormality score is given include: atelectasis, calcification, cardiomegaly, consolidation, fibrosis, mediastinal widening, nodule, pleural effusion, pneumoperitoneum, pneumothorax and TB.



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Lunit INSIGHT CXR can be integrated with a legacy picture archiving and communication system (PACS) which communicates via DICOM C-Store.


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Processing Time

About 20 seconds per one X-ray


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Data Sharing & Privacy

»» Server Location: Amazon Web Services is used. Local or national servers can be set up if required

»» Data is not shared with the developer

»» There is an option to de-identify data. The Lunit DICOM Gateway anonymizes all personal information before transferring original images to the analysis server

Software Updates

»» Software is updated at least once a year

»» Please contact for pricing information


»» LUNIT INSIGHT offers volume-based pricing for the use of the license. When using the online solution, the volume-based price includes maintenance

»» When using the offline solution, maintenance is optional. Fees for infrastructure, customization and consulting are subject to change depending on the operating environment


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Product Development Method

Supervised deep learning (CNN)


The product was trained on 200 000 chest X-rays

Reference Standard

Chest computed tomography, pathology reports with chest abnormalities and culture test result for TB


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