Lumify is a portable ultrasound system developed by Philips for the ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis in various applications, including obstetric, cardiac, urology, cephalic, abdominal, cardiac foetal echo, gynaecological, musculoskeletal, paediatric, small organ and carotid.
Lumify is a portable diagnostic ultrasound system developed by Philips for the ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis in various applications, including obstetric, cardiac, urology, cephalic, abdominal, cardiac foetal echo, gynaecological, musculoskeletal, paediatric, small organ and carotid.
Lumify received the 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the class II medical device category, in October 2015. Its new S4-1 cardiac transducer received the FDA approval in October 2016.
The FDA cleared Lumify with Reacts handheld tele-ultrasound solution for the management of lung and cardiac complications related to Covid-19 in May 2020. The device was launched in Japan in June 2020.
Lumify ultrasound system details
Lumify is a handheld, general-purpose, software-controlled ultrasound system, which integrates three USB transducers with centre line marker, namely C5-2 curved array, L12-4 linear array, and S4-1 sector array.
The system also comprises a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device, Philips Ultrasound software and the Lumify Power Module (LPM). The ultrasound imaging is performed in B (two-dimensional), Colour Doppler, Combined (B+Color) and M modes.
It is compatible with smart devices such as Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8in and can be used with mounting solutions.
Other accessories available with the system include quick-release replaceable cables, charging cables, rugged tablet and carry cases, ultrasound gel bottle of 0.25l, user manual, quick-start guide, Lumify carry bag and other rugged components for a specific demanding environment.
Lumify ultrasound system transducers details
S4-1 is broadband phased array transducer with the extended operating frequency range of 1-4MHz, used for the high-resolution imaging for abdominal and cardiac applications.
C5-2 is a broadband curved array transducer with the extended operating frequency range of 2-5MHz. The radius of curvature of the transducer is 50mm, used for the high-resolution imaging for deeper applications such as abdominal, gallbladder, obstetric or gynaecological and lung.
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