NDS wins 2015 Excellence in Surgical Products Award

NDS Surgical Imaging (NDS) has received high honors at the 2015 Excellence in Surgical Products (ESP) Awards. NDS was recognized for the fourth straight year, winning in the OR Visualization Category following the launch of its highly anticipated Radiance® Ultra 27" endoscopy visualization platform.

Sponsored by Surgical Products Magazine, the ESP Awards competition attracts hundreds of medical device entrants annually. Winning entries are selected by Surgical Products Magazine readers. The ESP Award winners are featured in the November/December issue of Surgical Products.

"To be consistently recognized by the readership of Surgical Products Magazine is a proud achievement for us," said Darko Spoljaric, Vice President of Global Marketing at NDS. "It is testament to NDS' commitment to innovation and underscores our technology leadership position in the industry."

The Radiance Ultra 27" is a next-generation display platform, delivering state-of-the-art technology for demanding clinical environments that require advanced imaging capabilities. The only endoscopy surgical display to boast a 10-year scratch-resistant glass guarantee, it sets a new benchmark in quality and durability. Designed to overcome glare and reflection in high ambient light conditions, the Radiance Ultra 27" enhances visualization of recessed anatomy, improving the overall viewing experience.

For more information on Radiance Ultra 27" and the complete NDS product portfolio, visit www.ndssi.com .

About NDS

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, NDS is a global leader in designing and manufacturing medical imaging and informatics systems. NDS technology solutions have led the way in re-defining modern operating rooms, radiology rooms and endoscopy suites.

At the forefront of innovation in medical imaging technology, NDS delivers HD visualization products that enable the clinical imaging solutions of the future, and drive constant improvements in collaborative medicine. A division of GSI Group Inc. ("GSIG"), NDS has US-based R&D and manufacturing facilities, and a global presence in more than 35 countries. Further information: www.ndssi.com.

About GSI

GSI Group Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and sells precision photonics and motion control components and subsystems to Original Equipment Manufacturers ("OEM") in the medical equipment and advanced industrial technology markets. The Company's highly engineered enabling technologies include laser sources, laser scanning and beam delivery products, optical data collection and machine vision technologies, medical visualization and informatics solutions, and precision motion control products. It specializes in collaborating with OEM customers to adapt its component and subsystem

technologies to deliver highly differentiated performance in their customers' applications.  GSI Group Inc.'s common shares are quoted on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GSIG". More information about GSI Group is available on the Company's website at www.gsig.com .