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Samsung Launches First Premium Ultrasound System, Combining 5D Technology and World-Class Diagnostic Imaging

The UGEO WS80A is on display as part of Samsung’s AIUM 2014 showcase (image: Samsung UGEO WS80A/Business Wire)

The UGEO WS80A is on display as part of Samsung’s AIUM 2014 showcase.(image: Samsung UGEO WS80A/Business Wire)

LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) - Samsung  Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.  Ltd, today announced its first premium ultrasound system – the Samsung  UGEO WS80A – designed to redefine ultrasound for women’s health.  Combining Samsung’s latest medical imaging innovations and 5D  technology, the Samsung  UGEO WS80A is among a number of innovative medical imaging products  Samsung is showcasing at the American  Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’s (AIUM) Annual Convention at  Caesars Palace, Octavius Ballroom, Booth #301.

The Samsung UGEO WS80A, which has received 510(k) FDA clearance,  incorporates Samsung’s latest innovations to deliver fast, easy and  accurate ultrasound images for OB/GYN applications. Key features include:

  • Wide LED Monitor – Samsung’s unique 21.5” wide high-resolution LED  monitor provides superior viewing angles, greater depth of contrast  and superior color visualization.
  • 5D Technology – Streamlines workflow while enhancing reproducibility  for a more consistent and confident clinical assessment.
  • FRV™ (Feto Realistic View) – Displays high-resolution detail and  realistic depth perception of 3D anatomy.
  • Single Crystal Probe – Utilizes advanced crystal design to provide  excellent penetration and resolution.
  • Five Year Standard Warranty – Reflecting Samsung’s confidence in the  new system, the UGEO WS80A will come with a five-year standard  warranty, offering healthcare providers a reliable, cost-effective and  operationally efficient ultrasound for women’s health applications.

“With the launch of the premium Samsung UGEO WS80A, we have expanded our  comprehensive portfolio of ultrasound imaging solutions to serve both  the women’s health and point-of-care markets,” said Doug Ryan, Group  Vice President for Health and Medical Equipment at Samsung’s Enterprise  Business Division. “The UGEO WS80A is the latest example of Samsung’s  global commitment to introducing user- and patient-centric innovation to  healthcare through our rapidly expanding health and medical business  unit.”

The UGEO WS80A features the Hybrid Beamforming Engine™ evo, providing  improved gray scale and color while delivering a more precise signal  than previous beamforming engines. SDMR™ evo offers speckle reduction,  as well as edge and contrast enhancement for clear, distinct images.

The system features an ergonomic design with user conveniences such as  smooth height adjustment and a gel warmer, while the touchscreen  provides an intuitive user interface for easy operation.

In addition to the new premium system, Samsung’s showcase at the AIUM  convention features:

To learn more about Samsung Electronics’ healthcare division, its  subsidiaries and products, please visit

About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division

As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung’s Enterprise  Business Division (EBD) is committed to introducing new business  experiences across a diverse spectrum of industries from retail to  healthcare, hospitality to sales. We believe technology brings business  and customers together — to better share, collaborate and discover new  opportunities. With a market-oriented approach to innovation, EBD is a  division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S. subsidiary  of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). For more information, please  visit,  call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter: @SamsungBizUSA.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening  new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation  and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones,  tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical  devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people  across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover  more, please visit

Source: Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (via Business Wire)

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