Navigation Links
Orcasonix Unveils Innovative Ultrasound Technology Built on Cephasonics cQuest Family of Ultrasound Systems

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, and Orcasonix, an innovative ultrasound company specializing in imaging systems with depth-independent resolution, today disclosed details of the Cephasonics design-in. Orcasonix used the Cephasonics cQuest Cicada™ platform to develop its first prototype imaging system, the Orca™-1, and plans to commercialize the system in 2014 and go to volume production with the just announced cQuest Dragonfly™ system. Orcasonix will be showcasing its new technology in Cephasonics' booth at RSNA 2013 held here in Chicago from December 1-6.  Visitors can also see Cephasonics' latest technology, including Dragonfly.

According to Mati Shirizly, CEO of Orcasonix, "Cephasonics' unique business model and flexible cQuest Ultrasound™ hardware/software architecture provided us with a fast way to prove our technology, develop a prototype, and conduct initial clinical trials." He said that his company's innovative imaging techniques will dramatically improve the scanning of challenging patients, including general abdominal imaging of obese, overweight patients.

"The Orcasonix team achieved a major breakthrough in ultrasound imaging and we are pleased to partner with them both in demonstrating the unique capabilities of their depth-independent resolution imaging system and supporting their production ramp with our solutions," said Richard Tobias, CEO of Cephasonics.

Orcasonix developed a new ultrasound imaging system with depth-independent resolution that uses a novel patented approach of generating CT-like images from sound echoes. The technology enables an extremely low cost hardware implementation with a virtually unlimited number of channels at a fraction of the cost of current systems. Signal and image processing is extremely efficient, thus significantly reducing the cost of the ultrasound system's computer sub-system. The Orca-1 will be the first in a planned family of high-quality, cost-efficient imaging systems.

About Cephasonics

A technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, Cephasonics provides a complete range of cQuest™-based technology, systems and components that increase the performance, lower the power and accelerate time-to- market of ultrasound devices. The company's cQuest Ultrasound API™ software is the catalyst for customer innovations that are spurring a revolution in ultrasound from image-guided procedures to ultrasound as an appliance. Launched with a management buyout in March 2012 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., Cephasonics' technology, including its AutoFocus™ beamforming technology, has won multiple industry awards for innovation. Additional information about Cephasonics can be found at

About Orcasonix

An innovative ultrasound imaging company that has developed a new ultrasound-imaging platform with depth-independent resolution, Orcasonix was established in 2011 and is based in Netanya, Israel. Its first product has started clinical trials and others are in early stages of development. Additional information about Orcasonix can be found at

cQuest, cQuest Ultrasound, cQuest Ultrasound API, cQuest Cicada, cQuest Dragonfly, and AutoFocus are trademarks of Cephasonics.

Orca-1 is a trademark of Orcasonix.

Cephasonics Company Contact:
Judy Kahn
(650) 996-0936

Orcasonix Company Contact:
Mati Shirizly
(972) 547633681

SOURCE Cephasonics
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. QIAGEN Unveils Initiative to Create Next-Generation Sequencing Portfolio for use in Clinical Research and Molecular Diagnostics
2. Qualcomm Life Unveils its 2net App SDK and Challenge During Annual Uplinq Conference
3. Siemens Unveils New Solutions and Latest Innovations at AACC 2012
4. PathGroup Unveils a New Look; Continues to Expand Footprint
5. Infuse Medical unveils EtherDCP for Mobile Application Management (MAM)
6. Optimal Radiology Unveils New Brand
7. MGC Diagnostics Corporation Launches New Corporate Website and Unveils New Logo
8. AVT Unveils New Wall Mounted Automated Medicine Information and Dispensing System
9. Sigma-Aldrich Enhances Customer Focus in China - Unveils Dynamic New Website and Expands Product Offering Through Vetec Brand
10. Hoggan Scientific Unveils Updated ergoFET Force Gauge for Improved Force Evaluation
11. HemoShear Unveils In Vitro Steatosis System at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 --> ... to use SyMRI to find optimal contrast weighting of MRI ... metastases, and has signed a research agreement with SyntheticMR in ... hospital. Using SyMRI, it is possible to generate multiple contrast ... after the patient has left, thus making it possible to ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the  ... in the Global Cell Surface Testing ... Opportunities" report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds "Global ... and "Investigation Report on China Repaglinide ... 2021 forecasts data and information to ... . --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According ... carried out by the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia suggested ... hospitalizations for head injuries. The article explains that part of the reason for the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... safe and convenient way to dispense prescription medications at home, so he invented ... way to monitor and dispense prescription medications. In doing so, it could help ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a ... X. With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to ... title opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... A simply groundbreaking ... is an interesting show that delves into an array of issues that are presently ... could benefit from open dialogue, this show is changing the subjects consumers focus on, ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The men and women on ... organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment to their ... healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts. , Becker's ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):