Signos Personal Ultrasound
Product: Signos Personal Ultrasound
Innovator: Stewart Bartlett
Company: Signostics Pty Ltd
The Signos personal ultrasound is a palm size ultrasound device which can be worn around the physician's neck or in their pocket. The device is like a visual stethoscope, allowing physicians to look inside the body, improving their physical exam. The device is suitable for assisting diagnosis of life threatening injuries, including abdominal aortic aneurysms, haemoperitoneum (internal bleeding), and pericardial effusions (bleeding around the heart).
- Low power consumption
- Wearable and accessible
- Gives physicians a 'quick look' capability
Status of Innovation:
Regulatory approval granted by the TGA (Australia & Europe) and FDA (US) for human use.
Related Media Articles:
"New Australian 'visual stethoscope' invention sees straight to the heart of the problem" - INNOVIC Media Release