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Automated Analysis of Ultrasound Images

Date:  January 2000

Client: Royal Perth Hospital/University of Western Australia, Dept of Medicine

Status: Completed, formed the basis for a packaged semi-commercial software product developed subsequently by the client and used in a number of medical research organisations around the world.

Project Description: ICON Technologies developed a LabVIEW software application for the client that automated the measurement of dynamic parameters (specifically blood vessel diameter) from archival videotapes of ultrasound images. The application combines serial control of a professional grade JVC video recorder with real-time acquisition and analysis of image frames.

It was about 5000 times faster, and 4 times more accurate than the manual system that it replaced.

Integration Products: NI PCI-1407 Image Acquisition Board, LabVIEW

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