Medical Device Manufacturer Makes Hand-Carried Ultrasound a Reality
Source: Microsoft Tips
SonoSite, Inc. is leading in the race to make medical imaging devices smaller and more portable. Its lightweight, hand-carried, point-of-care ultrasound products enable clinicians to deliver safer, better, faster care, right at the patient bedside. For its latest product, SonoSite M-Turbo system, the company wanted to maintain rapid boot-up time of less than 15 seconds, while increasing system performance and enabling high-bandwidth transfer of image data files for clinicians to be able to seamlessly access digital images for diagnostic consultation, instruction, and publishing. SonoSite sought an embedded operating system to run with Texas Instruments' DaVinci Technology. As a Windows Embedded Partner, Texas Instruments recommended Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 for its support of connectivity options, multimedia capabilities, and integration with Visual Studio 2005 development tools.