Portland hands-free ultrasound maker nets $2.5M Army contract

Sonivate is hoping the final outcome will save lives on the battlefield.

Elizabeth Hayes, Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal

Portland-based Sonivate Inc. received a $2.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a wireless ultrasound system for battlefield use, building on work the company’s previous success with a finger-mounted probe.

The new contract began about two weeks ago and will span a two-year period, Sonivate President and CEO Jim Hatlan said. He expects to be near a demonstration of proof of concept leading to initial production by next January. Read more at bizjournals.com

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