For clinics, doctors’ offices, vehicles such as ambulances, helicopters and fixed wing medical planes a light weight, durable and portable ultrasound system is needed. It needs to be flexible so it can be positioned on a table, attached to an IV pole, mounted in a vehicle, carried or hand held.
Portability and cost require an innovative approach to ensure both a low and high frequency array.
Often uses in these environments is performed by novice and infrequent ultrasound users. Simple to understand Graphical User Interface is essential.