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Hologic, Clarius Sign Mobile Ultrasound Deal

27 November 2017

Diagnostic device maker Hologic has signed a development and distribution agreement with Clarius Mobile Health for its wireless, handheld ultrasound scanner that will help provide ultrasound technology cost effectivelyClarius scanner transmits images to most smart devices.Clarius scanner transmits images to most smart devices. to locations around the world. Clarius’ technology offers high-resolution ultrasound images that it maintains are equal in quality to the best traditional point-of-care systems.

Financial terms of the agreement were not made public.

The handheld wireless scanner produces the ultrasound images and transmits them wirelessly to most iOS or Android smart devices. The automated gain and frequency settings makes the Clarius scanner easy to use, and it is encased in a magnesium shell that can be immersed in liquid.

Hologic technology is focused on improving women's health and well-being through early detection and treatment. In a statement, Pete Valenti, Hologic's Division President, Breast and Skeletal Health Solutions said:

"The exceptional image quality and portability of Clarius's ultrasound system, coupled with our industry-leading deep learning algorithms, bring us one step closer to ensuring all women have access to the breast care they need and deserve."

Of the 1.5 billion women worldwide who are eligible for breast cancer screening, less than 5 percent of them receive those critical services.

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