MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONARE Medical Systems today announced they have been honored with the Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American Technology Innovation Award in Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Technology. Recognizing excellence in the development of Zone Sonography Technology (ZST), the Frost & Sullivan Award highlights ZONARE's technology as one of the industry's most significant ultrasound breakthroughs.
"Through a new approach to acoustic image acquisition and processing, Zone Sonography Technology has substantial clinical benefits at a substantial price to value ratio," said Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst Darshana De. "Frost & Sullivan believes that Zone Sonography Technology will become the next industry standard method of generating ultrasound images. It is overcoming a number of barriers of digital beamformation technology and is also two generations ahead of traditional digital beamformation technology."
ZONARE's z.one ultrasound system delivers high-end image quality powered by its proprietary Zone Sonography Technology. The system's innovative, software-based design and architecture allows continuous performance enhancements and upgrades via software and delivers the highest level of system uptime and customer productivity. The z.one Ultrasound platform delivers premium performance and provides mobility and workflow advantages across a wide range of clinical settings.
"We're very proud to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the Innovation Award for Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Technology as it continues to validate ZONARE's focus of delivering meaningful ultrasound solutions that improve workflow and deliver unprecedented image quality," said Glen W. McLaughlin, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ZONARE Medical Systems. "Since introducing the groundbreaking Zone Sonography Technology we continue to invest heavily in our software-based architecture that enables fast, convenient upgrades which keep our customers at the forefront of diagnostic ultrasound capabilities."
About ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.
ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., based in Mountain View, Calif, is solely dedicated to ultrasound excellence through its innovative, software-based, next generation technology, and putting customers and employees first. The patented design and architecture of the z.one Ultrasound platform deliver high-end image quality and clinical versatility at unparalleled value. ZONARE's exclusive ultrasound focus resulted in Frost & Sullivan awarding the 2011 North American Technology Innovation Award in Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging Technology to ZONARE. For more information, visit: www.zonare.com.
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ZONARE, z.one, and Zone Sonography is a trademark of ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.
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