A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the FDA clearance of the Mobile MIM, which allows physicians to view radiology images on their iPhone or iPad. It seems the FDA has recently cleared another medical application.
“Mobisante has announced that its MobiUS ultrasound imaging system has received FDA clearance to be marketed in the United States.
MobiUS is the world’s first smartphone-based commercial ultrasound system. It consists of an ultrasound probe and a Toshiba Windows Mobile-powered smartphone with Mobisante’s software on it. Since the system is based on smartphones, it is extremely portable and very affordable compared to traditional ultrasound systems. In addition, it can utilize the cellular network and Wi-Fi capabilities of the smartphone to send images remotely.”
See more at Medgadget
These developments are certainly exciting to our industry. It makes me wonder, “What’s next?”