EIN News — Richmond, BC, Canada – November 6th, 2008 – Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems announced today the introduction of the SonixTOUCH ultrasound imaging system.
SonixTOUCH is a, compact, portable diagnostic ultrasound system developed around the 3rd generation OpenSONIX platform and is capable of generating premium-level image quality. This system is completely touch screen driven allowing for a reconfigurable user interface. The system can be configured for virtually any ultrasound application and use model making it the world’s first true market-adaptable ultrasound system.
SonixTOUCH provides imaging capabilities equivalent to premium systems and includes such advanced imaging features as Pulse Inversion Harmonics, Transmit/Receive Spatial Compounding, Panoramic Imaging, Real-time 3D imaging and Elastography Imaging.
SonixTOUCH can be configured to image as a premium B&W only system or it can be configured to image as a full-featured premium system with all the advanced imaging modes. The system features 3 active transducer ports, an optional 1.5 hour battery for mobile applications, and 802.11b/g wirelesss connectivity.
The user interface and imaging parameters can be configured using a PC application making it easy and quick to adapt the system to your application. “SonixTOUCH is truly the world’s first ultrasound system that adapts to your unique ultrasound imaging requirements” said Don Nisler, GM Products and Programs.
SonixTOUCH with the OpenSONIX platform is the world’s most flexible ultrasound system providing for protection against obsolescence. The OpenSONIX platform is currently the base platform for the Sonix RP system, the leading ultrasound system used by Research Universities developing new ultrasound technologies. These new technologies, once commercialized, can be easily added to SonixTOUCH.
On top of its superior imaging capability, the unique architecture of SonixTOUCH provides a platform that is reliable and easy to maintain. The SonixTOUCH was first showcased during the ASA and ACEP Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine shows in October 2008 and recently received FDA 510(k) clearance.
About Ultrasonix: Ultrasonix (www.ultrasonix.com) is a leading developer and manufacturer of high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems. The company’s OpenSONIX ultrasound technology provides superior image quality, ease of use and clinical flexibility to adapt to the needs of a variety of specialties. Ultrasonix is a privately held, profitable company headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia with affiliate dealers in 65 countries.
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Ultrasonix Medical Corporation
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