Global Portable Ultrasound Market 2015-2019 - Handheld Ultrasound Devices and Cart/Trolley-Based Ultrasound Devices

Nov 19, 2015, 13:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Portable Ultrasound Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.

The global portable ultrasound market to grow at a CAGR of 8.74% during 2014-2019.

Global Portable Ultrasound Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Portable ultrasound devices incorporate wireless features such as Bluetooth and near-field communication to deliver sophisticated home-based healthcare for patients. Such wireless devices help increase mobility, connectivity, and portability. Technological advances also allow medical devices to be powered or recharged remotely using fabrics and plastics.
According to the report, semiconductor manufacturers are making efforts to develop efficient, innovative designs that consume less power. Semiconductor technology in portable ultrasounds is convenient for data transfers. In addition, it reduces the overall system cost of mobile devices by lowering power consumption.

Further, the report states that, as with any online digital format, portable ultrasound devices come with security concerns. The increased connectivity via the Internet among medical devices and between hospitals increases the risk of confidential patient data being hacked and used for illegal purposes. Thus manufacturers must have safeguards in place to mitigate any failures arising from cyber threats.

The market can be segmented into three segments:

  • Application: cardiovascular, gastric, musculoskeletal, obstetrics/gynecology, and other POCs
  • Product type: handheld ultrasound devices and cart/trolley-based ultrasound devices
  • End-users: hospitals, diagnostic centers, and home care

Key vendors

  • Fujifilm SonoSite
  • GE Healthcare
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Healthcare

Other prominent vendors

  • Accutome
  • Alpinion Medical Systems
  • BenQ Medical Technology
  • Bestman
  • BMV Technology
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cephasonics
  • Chison
  • Ecare
  • Esaote
  • GlobalMed
  • Guangzhou Yueshen Medical Equipment
  • Hitachi Aloka Medical America
  • Jiangsu TONGREN Medical Electronic Technology
  • MedGyn
  • Mindray Medical
  • MobiSante
  • Samsung Medison
  • Signostics
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Telemed
  • Toshiba Medical Systems
  • Trivitron Healthcare
  • Wuhan Tianyi Electronic
  • Zhuhai Carelife Medical Technology
  • Zoncare

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