Technical Specifications

Explore the technical details here.

Viera™ Scanner

Model Viera™ breast ultrasound
Frequency 4-14 MHz
Max Depth 7 cm
# of Elements 192 
Radius N/A
Pitch 208 µm
Transducer size 3.8 cm

Imaging

Transmission

1 to 20 MHz waveforms
Up to 20 continuous pulses
Bi-polar output
Up to 80V peak-to-peak

Beamforming & Reception

4 Parallel Beamformers
Synthetic Aperture
Beamforming for virtual focal zones
60 MHz sampling rate @ 14 bits per channel

Post processing

Adaptive Speckle Reduction
Edge enhancement
Persistence

Total Input Dynamic Range 160db
Automated Algorithms

Time-Gain-Compensation (TGC)
Frequency-Depth Adjustment
Patient Contact Detection

 

Internally Optimized Parameters


Most ultrasound devices have parameters that the user must adjust to get a good image, the Viera™ system internally optimizes the following parameters to ensure the product is easy to use:

Frequency Range 4 to 14 MHz
Focal zones Range 1 to 10
Compression Dynamic Range 30 to 90 dB
Reject Filter Yes
Sector width Range 50% to 100%
Grey Map Yes


 

 

Imaging Modes

B-Mode Yes
M-Mode Yes
Power Doppler Yes
Color Doppler Yes
Needle Enhancement Yes

 

Interface Controls

Depth Yes
Read Zoom Yes
3TGC sliders or Automated TGC Yes
Flip/Mirror Yes
Freeze Yes
Color/Power ROI Yes
Flow Speed Yes

 

Pre-set Applications

Viera™ breast ultrasound

Breast
Dense Breast
Interventional Breast
Vascular
Small Parts (Thyroid, etc.)

 

Mobile Platforms

iOS

iOS 9.0 or later and the following devices:
iPhone 4s (and later)
iPod Touch 5th gen (and later)
iPad 3rd gen (and later), iPad mini, iPad Air

Android Android 4.4.2 (API 19) or greater and devices which have the following architectures: x64 and ARM

NOTE: The iPhone 4s doesn't support 5GHz Wi-Fi. For best performance, a smart device that supports 5GHz Wi-Fi is recommended. iOS devices support iOS11 for streamlined connectivity.

Security & Encryption

WiFi data channel TLS 1.2
Bluetooth AES

 

Storage

Local Export Yes
Cloud Export Yes
DICOM Store Yes

 

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11n, dual band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth Low Energy 4.1

 

Measurements and Calculations

TOOLS  
Distance Yes
Trace Yes
Ellipse Yes
Heart Rate Yes
Time Yes
MEASUREMENT ACCURACY  
Breast Measurements
Mass Volume
Quad Multi-Distance Tool
Depth-width ratio
Lateral Distance
Relative Error
Minimum Range
Maximum Range
Axial Distance
Relative Error
Minimum Range
Maximum Range





< ±2%
≤ 0.2 mm
≥ 24 cm

≤ ± 2%
≤ 0.2 mm
≥ 24 cm
DOPPLER SENSITIVITY  
Viera™ breast ultrasound

Depth Sensitivity: 5.1cm
Flow Sensitivity:
0.8 mL/sec @ a depth of 5.0 cm

 

Mechanical

Enclosure Light weight magnesium
Durable
IPX7 rated for probe and battery separately, rated for 1m immersion for 30 min 
Dimensions 167 (h) x 99 (w) x 42 (d) mm
6.7" x 4.1" x 1.6"
Mass (w/battery) 540g
1.2 lbs

 

Battery, Charging & Bootup

Battery Life ~60 min scanning
Standby ~7 days idle
Charge Time ~90 min
Max Scan Time Per Exam ~20 min
Bootup Platform dependent, generally <30 seconds

 

Cleaning

Tested without adverse effects
Accel® PREVention™ Wipes
Accel® TB Wipes
CaviWipes
CIDEX® OPA
MetriCide™ OPA Plus High Level Disinfectant Solution
Sani-Cloth® HB Germicidal Disposable Wipe
Sani-Cloth® Plus Germicidal Disposable Cloth
Tristel Trio Wipes System
Virox™ AHP® 5 RTU Wipes
 

Standard Configuration

Scanner
2 Rechargeable Batteries
1 Charger with global AC Adapter
Access to Clarius Cloud Platform