Updated on 14 May 2012
Bangalore: Philips Innovation Campus (PIC) in Bangalore, India, has launched of ClearVue, a family of ultrasound solutions. The first in a series of products to be launched this year, ClearVue 350 and ClearVue 550 feature innovative technology and smart design to make high quality imaging available to a wider range of diagnostic clinicians globally.
Affordable and easy-to-use, ClearVue opens up unprecedented access to leading edge healthcare technology for large market segments. ClearVue ensures low operating costs due to its modular, lightweight and energy-efficient design, with low energy needs and easy serviceability. The products were developed after extensive on-ground research of Indian conditions, in partnership with key healthcare stakeholders.
ClearVue integrates several features for superior performance. It introduces proprietary Active Array technology, for enhanced image quality in both 2D and color. Designed for Indian conditions, it can support high patient volumes with ease of use. Additionally, the system's intuitive user interface provides flexibility to serve patients in any care setting across a wide range of applications including cardiology, abdominal, Ob/Gyn, fertility, vascular, breast and musculoskeletal imaging.
"PIC has transitioned from an innovation center to a full-fledged product development center, with the focus on creating end-to-end high technology products and solutions for India and world. The launch of ClearVue is testimony to Philips' commitment to bringing leading-edge technology innovations developed and suited to Indian conditions and which address the key needs of the India market," said Dr Wido Menhardt, head of PIC.
"ClearVue provides excellent image quality at an affordable price for quick and reliable diagnostic decision making," Dr Alka Karnik with Sonosight Imaging Centre in Mumbai said. "The system will give clinicians the technology and image quality they expect from Philips to best serve our patients while providing great value for our success."