Using a smart-phone touch screen to display results, this portable ultrasound system is designed to provide cheap diagnostics in remote areas. With training, nonexpert field workers can use the device to take ultrasounds; images can be transmitted to off-site doctors for analysis.
Product: Smart Phone Ultrasound Imager
Cost: $5,000 to $10,000
Availability: Mid-2011, subject to FDA approval
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