United Imaging Healthcare Leverages Samplify's Analog Front-End Solutions to Deliver New Portable Ultrasound System with Superior Image Quality

Apr 16, 2011, 00:34 ET from Samplify Systems, Inc.

SHENZHEN, China, April 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- China Medical Equipment Fair, (CMEF) -- United Imaging Healthcare, a leading provider of ultrasound and MRI systems in China, is introducing its iuStar100 — a new 48-channel portable ultrasound machine. The iuStar100 utilizes Samplify's high-performance, low-power receiver analog front-end design and its award-winning SAM1600 analog to digital converter (ADC) to deliver exceptional B-mode and color Doppler modes image quality.

"We have found Samplify's front-end solutions provide the best analog performance at low power, thus contributing to the superior system image quality of our new portable system," says Eddy Ye, Chairman of United Imaging Healthcare.  "We greatly appreciate Samplify's dedicated technical support allowing us to bring this product to market fast."

Danny Kreindler, Director of Marketing for Ultrasound at Samplify, comments, "We are pleased to have United Imaging Healthcare as an important partner and customer in China. The quality of its new 48-channel portable system is a testament to the company's strong technical team and dedication to delivering superior imaging products."

To expand its line of successful ultrasound machines, United Imaging is also developing next-generation systems using Samplify's SMK9130 front-end development platform that includes the company's AutoFocus™ beamforming technology and analog front-end modules. Eddy Ye notes, "Samplify's SMK9130 AutoFocus™ beamforming development platform allows us to rapidly develop out next generation hardware and software and deliver machines that will set a new standard of image quality in ultrasound systems."

New Ultrasound System Showcased at CMEF

United Imaging will showcase the iuStar100 in its booth H1-E68 at CMEF April 16th – 19th.  Samplify will demonstrate its SMK9130 complete 64-channel ultrasound beamforming development platform and its analog front-end solutions at its booth H2-K18.

About Samplify Systems:

Samplify is a solution provider of technology, semiconductor and system products for the medical imaging, wireless infrastructure, and industrial markets. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, Samplify's technology and semiconductor products, including its AutoFocus™ beamforming technology and its SAM1600 family of compressing ADCs, have won multiple industry awards for innovation. Additional information about Samplify can be found at www.samplify.com/ultrasound.

About United Imaging Healthcare:

United Imaging Healthcare Group (UIH), located at ZhongGuangCun Software Park of Beijing, China, is a leading company in China developing high quality medical imaging devices including color Doppler ultrasound, MRI and PACS products. UIH provides OEM/ODM products and medical imaging application solutions to medical equipment industries worldwide.

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