Vantage Advantage

Benefits of Incorporating Vantage Into Your Research Lab

The Vantage platform from Verasonics is the only commercially available system with the flexibility to enable a broad scope of ultrasound research.  The need for a superior tool that has the adaptability to support both current and future research of all types is increasing as research funding is declining in countries around the globe. Verasonics’ systems are preferred in research labs throughout the world for their premium quality, flexibility, ease of use, and upgradability, along with comprehensive, world-class customer support.

Vantage systems provide unparalleled, premium quality:

  • Complete control over all transmit parameters
  • Real-time RF acquisition for all channels while imaging
  • Ability to modify the receive signal processing and image processing parameters
  • RF data immediately available in computer memory
  • Easy incorporation of custom algorithms
  • Optional per-channel arbitrary waveform transmit generation capability
  • Processing functions that execute on the Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)
  • Capable speed to perform functional brain imaging and other high frame rate applications
    • Data acquisition – up to 100,000 fps
    • Data transfer – sustained 6.6 GB/sec
  • Use 14-Bit ADCs – the largest ADC dynamic range on research systems today
  • Available with trigger inputs and output for synchronizing with other devices
  • Ability to acquire and process plane wave images
  • Highly configurable – from 64 to 2048 channels (multiple system configuration)

Vantage systems offer flexibility to research projects with its expanding applications:

  • Available with high-power, multi-channel HIFU – capable of tissue ablation
  • Long-duration acoustic push for shear wave generation and elastography
  • Extended transmit burst capability, enabling research into many types of focused ultrasound therapy
  • 3D volume reconstructions with matrix arrays
  • Image reconstruction for one-way photoacoustic signals
  • MRI compatible
  • Supports multiple types of transducer connectors
  • Easy integration with custom transducers of any configuration and geometry
  • Ability to be configured for high frequency imaging – up to 50 MHz – for pre-clinical research
  • Available in a low frequency configuration – signal acquisition down to 50 kHz

Vantage is easy to use, including innovative tools and extensive example scripts: 

  • Multiple software toolboxes to facilitate programming and system optimization
  • Easy integration with custom transducers of any configuration and geometry
  • Includes highly reliable, straight forward hardware and software
  • Best-in-class customer service and support in the research industry
    • Extensive documentation
    • Access to scientists and engineers who have vast ultrasound experience for technical questions and timely response
  • Include documentation to support IRB review for human scanning
  • Complementary customer training available for all customers under warranty

Vantage systems include comprehensive, world-class support

At Verasonics, we stand behind our products and offer the best customer service and user support in the research industry. Every Verasonics system is upgradable and can be configured based on your unique research needs. With the flexibility, service and access that we provide our customers, combined with highly reliable hardware and software, Vantage is the superior choice for those looking to advance their ultrasound research.

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