The GE Venue 50 point-of-care (POC) tablet-style ultrasound machine is the second-generation and more advanced version of the GE Venue 40 mobile ultrasound machine. It is also a slightly more affordable choice to its successor the GE Venue R2 system.
The biggest news about the Venue 50 is that it no longer needs a stylus for operation. The stylus on the Venue 40 could sometimes get in the way of imaging and it’s a less efficient way to scan.
The GE Venue 50 adds an optional multi-transducer connector that allows you to have multiple probes connected while attached to the docking station, it also runs the 10c-SC microconvex probe.
The Venue 50 is designed for specific markets, often known as “Point of Care” situations. This includes bedside ultrasound use for items such as vascular access, anesthesia, interventional, MSK, and basic cardiac function.
The Venue 50 is a tablet-based portable ultrasound unit that has excellent image quality and is very small and lightweight. Equipped with CrossXBeam and Speckle Reduction Imaging (SRI) technologies, the refurbished Venue 50 provides very image quality for its size and price.
This is a somewhat minor, but nice upgrade to the Venue 40 tablet ultrasound machine. The big reason to buy the Venue 50 it is the touchscreen and improved user experience. The stylus was difficult to use and it gets in the way. The touchscreen operation is a very nice improvement that can really improve workflow.
The Venue 50 is a popular choice mostly because its portability, price and reliability. It remains a good option for those looking for a solid tablet ultrasound machine at a good price.
Yes, there is a locking stand for the Venue 50 that can be wheeled around a room, or room-to-room freely and easily.
Very well. You’ll find it to compare to image quality of a mid-high range portable ultrasound machines. With Speckle Reduction Imaging and CrossXBeam, the Venue 50 does an excellent job.
“Point of Care” ultrasound machine refers to the rapidly growing group of physicians using ultrasounds in ways never used before. This includes surgery, emergency medicine, Intensive Care (ICU) and musculoskeletal care. “Point of Care” ultrasounds provide rapid diagnosis, visualization of tissue, and needle visualization for procedures at bedside. Typically these have limited user interfaces and are designed for quick diagnosis or visualization with limited diagnostic measurements.
Yes, you can connect it directly to a computer, or export to SD card or USB Flash Memory.