Navigation Links
Eklin Signs Letter of Intent With ZONARE for Distribution of Zone Sonography(TM) z.one System
Date:12/10/2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, Inc. today announced it has signed a letter of intent with ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of premium ultrasound systems, for the distribution of ZONARE's z.one ultrasound system to the equine veterinary care market in North America and select countries internationally. Eklin is a leading provider of digital radiography (DR), ultrasound, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications Systems) and Practice Management Software (VIA) around the globe.

"ZONARE has had significant success in the human healthcare market with its award-winning z.one ultrasound platform," said Gary R. Cantu, chairman and CEO for Eklin. "We have been looking for a comprehensive, hand-held ultrasound system which could deliver high resolution imaging at a substantial price-to-value ratio for our equine clients. ZONARE's z.one ultrasound platform will help us fulfill this goal."

The z.one ultrasound system is a premium-quality, Convertible Ultrasound(TM) platform based on proprietary Zone Sonography(TM) technology. Veterinary care providers are able to easily convert the z.one system from a full-featured, cart-based system into a cutting-edge, hand-held ultrasound system without sacrificing image quality or performance. As a result, demanding clinical studies can be done in a variety of settings, including ambulatory care, with high diagnostic confidence and ease-of-use.

"We were extremely impressed with the image quality produced by this 5.5 pound, hand-held ultrasound system," said William J. Hornof, DVM, Diplomate ACVR, chief medical officer for Eklin. "The grayscale detail provides advanced soft tissue imaging which is important for equine tendon and ligament interrogation. The penetration and high-end color Doppler capabilities of the cardiac transducer will provide the ability to perform equine echocardiography examinations as well."

ZONARE has developed a wide variety of transducers providing the veterinary care provider with a wide variety of imaging options. For example, ZONARE's L14-5w transducer produces premium tendon and joint images for the equine patient. The P4-1c transducer offers cardiac function analysis and the T9-4 allows intercostal access in tight areas, such as between the ribs. Designed specifically for equine reproduction is ZONARE's high performance, reproductive probe. Numerous other transducers are also available.

Additionally, the z.one system's software-based architecture allows its performance to continue to improve as greater processing power becomes available. System software upgrades can be downloaded over the internet.

"The ZONARE technology not only delivers great value and premium image quality, but also offers many other advantages to the veterinary care market," said Cantu. "The upgradeable nature of Zone Sonography technology ensures a significant return on investment at a very economical price now and in the future."

About ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.

ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., based in Mountain View, Calif., develops, manufactures and commercializes premium compact ultrasound systems that combine its proprietary technology with an innovative physical design. Zone Sonography technology, ZONARE's unique patented approach to ultrasound imaging, is focused on bringing premium image quality, performance and features to a wide range of clinical settings. Additional information can be found at http://www.zonare.com.

Convertible Ultrasound and Zone Sonography are trademarks of ZONARE Medical Systems.

About Eklin Medical Systems, Inc.

With thousands of systems installed in private practices and universities around the globe, Eklin Medical Systems, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of veterinary PACS, practice management software (VIA), ultrasound and digital radiography products. Clients include more than 90 percent of U.S. veterinary schools of medicine, such as UC Davis, Ohio State, University of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M. Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company with reported sales revenues in excess of $35 million in 2007 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company can be contacted at 800-819-5538 or visit http://www.eklin.com.

     Media Contact
     Laurie Hallwyler
     Eklin Medical Systems
     650-248-9081
     lhallwyler@eklin.com

'/>"/>
SOURCE Eklin Medical Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Eklin Medical Surpasses 1,000th RapidStudy(R) Digital Radiography System Installation Featuring Canon DR Technology
2. Eklin Announces Acquisition of Ultrasource, Inc.
3. Royea Joins Eklin Medical Systems as VP of Worldwide Sales
4. Eklin Medical Reports Record Revenues for 2007
5. VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China
6. ProMetic signs $35 M Long-term Supply Agreement with European Biopharmaceutical company
7. Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement With SouthWest NanoTechnologies to Distribute SWeNT(R) Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
8. Transgenomic Signs Letter of Intent for an Agreement to Exclusive License With Option to Acquire Power3 Medical Products Neurodegenerative Diagnostics
9. NicOx Signs Agreement With DSM for the Commercial Manufacture of Naproxcinod Drug Substance
10. Stem Cell Sciences Signs Service Agreement With Pfizer to Provide Access to Proprietary Technologies and Methods
11. PharmAthene Signs Agreement with Medison Pharma Ltd. to Commercialize and Distribute Biodefense Medical Countermeasures in Israel
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... , December 8, 2016 ... für Molekulargenetik, erweitert seine Palette an anpassbaren SureSeq™ ... Custom FH Panels, das ein schnelles und kostengünstiges ... Das Panel bietet eine Erkennung von Einzel-Nukleotid-Variationen (Single ... mit einem einzigen kleinen Panel und ermöglicht eine ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, ... ... announces the commercial launch of flexible packaging for their exceptionally efficient human ... bag system extends RoosterBio’s portfolio of bioprocess media products engineered to radically ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... N.J. , Dec. 8, 2016 Soligenix, ... biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to ... need, announced today that it will be hosting an ... am ET on the origins of innate defense regulators ... a review of oral mucositis and the recently announced ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  Partnering to fuel ... Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania ... parent company of Independence Blue Cross; and Safeguard Scientifics ... intentions for a $6 million funding initiative over a ... Responding to a burgeoning economic vitality in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/15/2016)... , Nov. 15, 2016  Synthetic Biologics, Inc. ... therapeutics focused on the gut microbiome, today announced ... 25,000,000 shares of its common stock and warrants ... at a price to the public of $1.00 ... Synthetic Biologics from the offering, excluding the proceeds, ...
(Date:11/14/2016)... Fla., Nov. 14, 2016  xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" ... providing critical wireless communications for use in challenging operating ... September 30, 2016. Management will hold a conference call ... 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (details below). Key ... a $16 million binding agreement to acquire Vislink Communication ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... their offering. The report forecasts ... grow at a CAGR of 12.28% during the period 2016-2020. ... market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the ... report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):