Biosound begins shipping AU5 in U.S.

September 30, 1998

Biosound Esaote of Indianapolis has begun U.S. shipments of AU5, the company’s newest color-flow ultrasound scanner. AU5 was cleared by the Food and Drug Administration in August and is targeted at general imaging, vascular, intraoperative, ob/gyn,

Biosound Esaote of Indianapolis has begun U.S. shipments of AU5, the company’s newest color-flow ultrasound scanner. AU5 was cleared by the Food and Drug Administration in August and is targeted at general imaging, vascular, intraoperative, ob/gyn, and intracavity applications. Esaote has shipped about 400 AU5 units internationally.

Highlights on the scanner include Digital Storage Module, which adds archiving capabilities and support for the DICOM standard. Working in conjunction with DSM is the company’s ImageLab software, which turns a PC into an off-line image review workstation.