VANTAGE RESEARCH ULTRASOUND

Advancing Research and Transforming Product Development

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  • STATE-OF-THE-ART ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY
  • PREMIUM QUALITY IMAGING
  • VERSATILE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY
  • EFFICIENT ACQUISITION AND ANALYSIS
  • PROVEN, SCALABLE ULTRASOUND PLATFORM

Verasonics, Inc. is dedicated to assisting scientific investigators and innovators advance research and development in all applications of ultrasound. With unparalleled quality, versatility and efficiency, the Verasonics’ Vantage system is the leading enabler of research ultrasound. Vantage systems utilize state-of-the-art hardware and software technologies giving researchers access to raw ultrasound data from each channel in real time, while preserving the ability to perform high quality real-time imaging at clinically useful frame rates. Whether it is integration of a custom transducer array, development of novel beamforming techniques, or creation of new image processing algorithms, Vantage is the ideal solution to meet and exceed research and development requirements.

Founded in 2001, Verasonics is comprised of a team of scientists, engineers and technical staff who are ultrasonic experts. Verasonics strives to deliver the most advanced and flexible tools, enabling customers to raise the bar on ultrasonic techniques in biomedical ultrasound, materials science, earth sciences, physics of acoustics , and more.

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How Would You Use Vantage?

Verasonics’ Vantage ultrasound systems are used today at numerous institutions and companies worldwide for FUS research and product development.  The Vantage HIFU technology enables both energy delivery and imag­ing using the same transmitters, for flexible and comprehensive exploration in ultrasound-guided HIFU.  The new HIFUPlex Portfolio provides premium quality focused ultrasound research solutions across a wide range of applications and budgets.

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FUS Clinical applications
With the Vantage system, materials science researchers have a programmable platform with phased array technology to enabling ultrasonic innovation across many applications. The ability to program each channel independently over a wide frequency range, and access the raw acoustic data, enables advanced NDE algorithm development.
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The wide range of Verasonics products facilitates new ultrasound product development in many applications, from proof of concept through clinical trials and final optimization. Vantage system are also used for development and quality control testing of novel transducer designs. Verasonics offers technology licenses to companies that enable design and manufacture of new products based on our industry-leading technology. By working with the Verasonics team, commercial licensees can achieve substantial savings in development costs, and significantly improve time to market.
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The flexibility and high-performance imaging capabilities of Vantage high frequency ultrasound systems and transducers provide an ideal platform for scientists conducting pre-clinical research for new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and products.
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Vantage systems can be programmed to generate ARFI pulses for research in elastography, as well as for research in therapeutic techniques that require moderate energy delivery. The system’s capability of extremely high frame rate enables detection of shear waves, and the innovative Pixel-Oriented Processing technology provides reconstruction of shear wave information over a large field of view.
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For research that requires interrogation of a volume of tissue, Vantage systems can operate matrix array transducers to provide a highly programmable and flexible solution, employing from 256 up to 2048 independently-controlled channels, and providing access to the RF data from each channel.

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What’s New from Verasonics

HIFUPlex™ Portfolio

Verasonics introduces the HIFUPlex Portfolio, a premium quality, innovative family of HIFU systems and transducers that addresses many applications and meets a range of budgets in Focused Ultrasound research.

High Frequency Transducers

Verasonics now offers 4 transducers for pre-clinical research and superficial imaging, ranging from 15 to 30 MHz.  Learn about the newest solutions in CMUT and PZT single crystal technologies.

UTA 1024-MUX Adapter

For volume imaging and other types of research requiring transducers with a high number of elements, Verasonics offers the UTA 1024-MUX adapter and related tools, and compatibility with selected matrix array transducers.

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In the News

  • August 2017 Verasonics Final Arbitration Award Confirmed
  • June 2017 Verasonics and Sonic Concepts Team Up to Deliver the HIFUPlex™ Portfolio
  • March 2017 Verasonics Reports Arbitration

Upcoming Conferences & Training

  • ASNT 2017 31 October–2 November – Tennessee, USA
  • Vantage Training 2-3 November – Kirkland, WA, USA
  • RSNA 2017 26–30 November – Chicago, USA
  • ICBMU 2017 3-4 December – Hung Hom, Hong Kong
  • NDE 2017 December 14-16 – Chennai, India: Conference & Exhibition on Non-Destructive Evaluation 2017