Terason Announces Worldwide Release of Impact 2009 for Laptop Ultrasound Systems

BURLINGTON, MA – October 11, 2009 – Terason, the innovator and leader in laptop ultrasound technology today announced the release of its Impact 2009 at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Terason’s new technological advancements improve fundamental patient care while exceeding market demand for a high-quality portable ultrasound system.

The NEW Impact 2009 release significantly enhances image quality and improves the overall productivity to increase workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. More choice offerings with additional and advanced Color Maps providing a more vivid color display. Better lateral resolution, vibrant vessel colors and more clearly defined pixels enhance sensitivity and color resolution, resulting in an increase in productivity and decrease in scan time.

A new intuitive user interface allows you to quickly and easily begin an exam. An added feature to the interface is the new trackball. This highly reliable optical trackball provides a smooth feeling with greater control for accurate point and click placement.

The advanced DICOM compression offers new file choices, resulting in a smaller study size without compromising Terason’s superior image quality. This new improvement provides faster and easier transfer of studies to third party web-based reporting and analayis as well to PACS.

Terason is entrusted by thousands of clinicians and partners throughout the world in ultrasound screening, diagnosis and interventional guidance.

About Terason

Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, Terason, a division of Teratech Corporation (www.terason.com), is a diagnostic ultrasound technology company setting new standards for image quality, ease of use, size and cost. Using breakthrough system integration technologies, Terason helps improve patient care by enabling compact equipment to generate diagnostic images previously possible only using large, expensive machines. The leading manufacturer of high performance laptop ultrasound imaging systems, Terason was established in 1994 as a spin-off of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory. Since Terason introduced its first product in 2001, thousands of ultrasound systems have been shipped throughout the world both to clinicians and to partners such as Siemens, BrainLab and Endocare.
The company’s unique Teratech™ Architecture and Fusion™ Processor technologies enable exceptional image quality, system miniaturization and value.

Grace Palma, VP, Marketing
Marketing Manager, Terason
(781) 270-4143

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