GE acquires EchoTech 3D

April 25, 2001

As part of an effort to accelerate the clinical use of 3-D ultrasound, GE Medical Systems has acquired EchoTech 3D Imaging Systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. EchoTech has developed several 3-D ultrasound imaging technologies, including

As part of an effort to accelerate the clinical use of 3-D ultrasound, GE Medical Systems has acquired EchoTech 3D Imaging Systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. EchoTech has developed several 3-D ultrasound imaging technologies, including PC-based products Easy3D and 3D Free Scan, which will serve as adjuncts to GE’s LOGIQ and ViVid ultrasound product lines. EchoTech will continue operations in Munich, Germany, serving as a Center of Excellence for GE’s 3-D imaging technology. Supply agreements between EchoTech and ultrasound manufacturers other than GE will continue.