SonoSite, Inc. is the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound. Through its expertise in ASIC design, SonoSite is able to offer imaging performance typically found in ultrasound systems weighing more than 300 pounds in a system architecture that is approximately the size and weight of a laptop computer and provides a significant price to performance advantage compared to conventional systems. This breakthrough is transforming and expanding the worldwide diagnostic ultrasound market by serving existing clinical markets more efficiently and creating new point-of-care applications where ultrasound was either too cumbersome or too expensive to be used before. With over 25,000 systems sold since 1999, SonoSite products are known for exceptional performance, ease of use and durability.