|[March 31, 2014]
Samsung Launches First Premium Ultrasound System, Combining 5D Technology and World-Class Diagnostic Imaging
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics Co.
Ltd, today announced its first premium ultrasound system - the Samsung
UGEO WS80A - designed to redefine ultrasound for women's health.
Combining Samsung's latest medical imaging innovations and 5D
technology, the Samsung
UGEO WS80A is among a number of innovative medical imaging products
Samsung is showcasing at the American
Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's (AIUM) Annual Convention at
Caesars Palace, Octavius Ballroom, Booth #301.
Samsung UGEO WS80A (Photo: Business Wire)
The Samsung UGEO WS80A, which has received 510(k) FDA clearance,
incorporates Samsung's latest innovations to deliver fast, easy and
accurate ultrasound images for OB/GYN applications. Key features include:
Wide LED Monitor - Samsung's unique 21.5" wide high-resolution LED
monitor provides superior viewing angles, greater depth of contrast
and superior color visualization.
5D Technology - Streamlines workflow while enhancing reproducibility
for a more consistent and confident clinical assessment.
FRV™ (Feto Realistic View) - Displays high-resolution detail and
realistic depth perception of 3D anatomy.
Single Crystal Probe - Utilizes advanced crystal design to provide
excellent penetration and resolution.
Five Year Standard Warranty - Reflecting Samsung's confidence in the
new system, the UGEO WS80A will come with a five-year standard
warranty, offering healthcare providers a reliable, cost-effective and
operationally efficien ultrasound for women's health applications.
"With the launch of the premium Samsung UGEO WS80A, we have expanded our
comprehensive portfolio of ultrasound imaging solutions to serve both
the women's health and point-of-care markets," said Doug Ryan, Group
Vice President for Health and Medical Equipment at Samsung's Enterprise
Business Division. "The UGEO WS80A is the latest example of Samsung's
global commitment to introducing user- and patient-centric innovation to
healthcare through our rapidly expanding health and medical business
The UGEO WS80A features the Hybrid Beamforming Engine™ evo, providing
improved gray scale and color while delivering a more precise signal
than previous beamforming engines. SDMR™ evo offers speckle reduction,
as well as edge and contrast enhancement for clear, distinct images.
The system features an ergonomic design with user conveniences such as
smooth height adjustment and a gel warmer, while the touchscreen
provides an intuitive user interface for easy operation.
In addition to the new premium system, Samsung's showcase at the AIUM
Live demos of the Accuvix
PT60A and the UGEO
The Samsung WS80A Hospitality Suite scheduled for Monday, March 31
from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Verona Room, 3rd Floor
Promenade Level, Caesars Palace Conference Center
To learn more about Samsung Electronics' healthcare division, its
subsidiaries and products, please visit�samsung.com/healthcare.
About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division
As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung's Enterprise
Business Division (EBD) is committed to introducing new business
experiences across a diverse spectrum of industries from retail to
healthcare, hospitality to sales. We believe technology brings business
and customers together - to better share, collaborate and discover new
opportunities. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, EBD is a
division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S. subsidiary
of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC (News - Alert)). For more information, please
call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter (News - Alert): @SamsungBizUSA.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones,
tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE (News - Alert) systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people
across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover
more, please visit www.samsung.com.
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