Over a year ago, we covered the FDA approval of Mobisante’s MobiUS ultrasound, which paired an ultrasound probe with a Windows Toshiba smartphone (which we hope to see moving to Android soon!). A recent patent filing by Sonosite, an ultrasound device maker worth over $750bn, suggests they are moving towards using tablets like the iPad with future ultrasound probes.
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In a letter to the editor, Scottish physicians describe a system in which a remotely located expert assists a physician with pulmonary ultrasound using a webcam, iPhone, and Skype.
Live demonstration of the MobiUS device from Nikhil George, chief engineer at Mobisante. We also get an update on their plans to move to Android.
Each year, industry giants like Apple, HTC, and Motorola spend billions of dollars finding ways to put more functionality and more processing power into their devices. While these investments are probably made with the general consumer in mind, healthcare has been an major beneficiary of these efforts. One area in which we are seeing a […]
Pocket Atlas of emergency ultrasound is a great medical apps for those looking to improve their ultrasound skills in the acute care setting.