Researchers develop wearable ultrasound device the size of a Band-Aid
Global interviewed two UBC researchers about their work developing a new, more efficient type of ultrasound transducer. Carlos Gerardo, a PhD candidate in the electrical and computer engineering department, discussed the vibrating […]
Sep 14, 2018
Could a DIY ultrasound be in your future? UBC breakthrough opens door to $100 ultrasound machine
Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
Sep 11, 2018