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MedaPhor’s AI obstetric image database exceeds 1 million images

MedaPhor (AIM:MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, is pleased to announce that its database used for training its artificial intelligence (AI) products now exceeds 1 million obstetric ultrasound images. Large image libraries are a prerequisite to creating AI solutions. These images have helped MedaPhor to develop its ScanNav® AI-based clinical software for ultrasound professionals. The one million mark is a significant milestone for the Company, as it will enable it to build on its ScanNav software for the global obstetric ultrasound market. MedaPhor’s ScanNav intelligent ultrasound technology, which uses AI algorithms and deep learning techniques to automatically assess [...]

November 27th, 2018|

MedaPhor commences clinical trial for AnatomyGuide

MedaPhor (AIM:MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces it is commencing a clinical trial within the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to capture data for its AnatomyGuide artificial intelligence (AI) software for ultrasound-guided anaesthetic procedures such as peripheral nerve blocks. Increasingly, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks are being used as a safer and more cost-effective alternative to general anaesthesia but not all anaesthetists have the specialist knowledge of ultrasound anatomy to perform them. AnatomyGuide provides software support and guidance to aid less experienced clinicians during the procedure. Using deep-learning techniques on a data set of thousands of real-patient images, the [...]

November 23rd, 2018|

medaphor provides quality control of fetal ultrasound images for the hapin trial

MedaPhor (AIM: MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces it is working with the Household Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) trial to provide quality control of fetal ultrasound images. The work is led by principal investigators at Johns Hopkins, Emory and Colorado State Universities and is funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes for Health (NIH). The HAPIN study, currently taking place in Guatemala, India, Peru and Rwanda, is a randomised controlled trial to assess the effect of using of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) stoves instead of customary cooking practices on air pollution, child [...]

November 13th, 2018|

MedaPhor assists the INTERGROWTH-21st project at the University of Oxford

MedaPhor, the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, has provided valuable assistance to The International Fetal and Newborn Growth (INTERGROWTH-21st) Consortium led by the University of Oxford. The Consortium has developed new international standards describing optimal fetal and newborn growth, which are being incorporated into clinical care around the world to improve health outcomes. The INTERGROWTH-21st Project involved collecting data throughout pregnancy, including over 500,000 fetal ultrasound images, from healthy women in eight geographically diverse regions of the world. To classify the anatomical structures in those images automatically, the Consortium applied MedaPhor’s ScanNav® intelligent ultrasound technology, which uses AI algorithms and deep [...]

November 9th, 2018|

MedaPhor recognised as Top 10 AI Solution Provider 2018

MedaPhor has been named in Education Technology Insight magazine’s list of  Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Solution Providers 2018. The magazine is one of the United States’ leading publications for those with an interest in how technology adoption can transform educational delivery. MedaPhor's real-time ultrasound image analysis software, ScanNav, uses deep learning-based algorithms to automatically identify, grade and capture good ultrasound images to provide real-time guidance, assessment and audit of obstetric scanning. In an interview with the magazine the company's Chief Technology Officer, Nick Sleep, explained how ScanNav has the potential to revolutionise the clinical practise of ultrasound. “Today, one of [...]

October 10th, 2018|

MedaPhor featured in The Silicon Review’s 30 Fastest Growing Tech Companies 2018

MedaPhor has been named as one of the 30 Fastest Growing Tech Companies 2018 by US business magazine, The Silicon Review. To mark the listing, the magazine has published an exclusive interview with MedaPhor’s CEO Stuart Gall, who discusses the company’s gold-standard product portfolio and his vision for the future of ultrasound. We have always set ourselves the target of being recognized as the gold standard in terms of product performance. The full interview is available to read here. […]

September 11th, 2018|

MedaPhor expands ScanNav AI pilot

MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces that it has expanded the pilot of its ScanNav artificial intelligence (“AI”) image analysis software into its second UK hospital, at the Princess Anne Wing Ultrasound Department of the Royal United Hospitals (“RUH”), Bath. ScanNav is the first CE marked AI system to carry out an automated, real-time “peer review” of obstetric ultrasound images as the patient is scanned. Initially targeted at the UK pregnancy screening programme, offered to all women at approximately 20 weeks of pregnancy, ScanNav uses deep-learning to evaluate over 50 individual criteria to [...]

July 23rd, 2018|

ScanNav AI software featured on ITV

MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces its artificial intelligence (“AI”) based real-time image analysis software, ScanNav™ has featured on the ITV ‘Wales This Week’ programme. ScanNav uses deep learning-based algorithms to automatically identify, grade and capture good ultrasound images to provide real-time guidance, assessment and audit of obstetric scanning. It is believed to be the first AI system to carry out an automated, real-time "peer review" of obstetric ultrasound images as the patient is scanned. The technology is currently being piloted at the Fetal Medicine Department of St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust [...]

May 14th, 2018|

Pilot of ultrasound AI software for pregnancy screening

ScanNav real-time image analysis software to be piloted by St George's, London MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces the first pilot of its ScanNav real-time image analysis software at the Fetal Medicine Department of St George's University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, U.K. ScanNav is believed to be the first CE marked artificial intelligence (AI) system to carry out an automated, real-time "peer review" of obstetric ultrasound images as the patient is scanned. Monitoring performance by manually auditing images retrospectively is very time consuming, so ScanNav instead supports clinical staff by instantly confirming that [...]

February 12th, 2018|

Innovate UK Grant Award

Conditional award to fund development of virtual reality aid for ultrasound-guided needling MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the intelligent ultrasound software and simulation company, announces that it had been awarded a conditional grant offer from Innovate UK to fund the development of a new augmented reality imaging device to improve ultrasound-guided needling. The grant of £464,000, which is conditional on a financial review by Innovate UK, was awarded as part of Innovate UK’s Digital Health Technology Catalyst competition. The grant will part-fund the development of MedaPhor’s NeedleGuideTM product, which the Company believes has the potential to revolutionise interventional ultrasound-guided needling. [...]

November 23rd, 2017|