A HSDK for ultrasound imaging #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

A HSDK for ultrasound imaging Gallery Hackaday io
Understanding ultrasound imaging using Raspberry Pi. Shared by kelul24 on Hackaday.io:

This tool is based on the previous work done (like murgen, but was not simple enough), to get a ultrasound imaging dev kit. In short, this is a modularized version of Murgen, all equipped for imaging, based on two ad-hoc ultrasound boards, a Raspberry, a custom ADC, and a motherboard.

This HSDK has for objective to:

– consolidate existing hardware research;

– simplify and lower the cost of the kit;

– permits benchmarking of ultrasound systems;

– introduce a simple API to control hardware;

– have a server which provides both raw ultrasound and data standard DICOM files;

– have a kit that can be used for pedagogical and academic purposes

– not to mention people who want to understand ultrasound!

A HSDK for ultrasound imaging Gallery Hackaday io

Anyhow, the goal here is simple. I need a stand-alone “exploring tool” to explore ultrasound systems. I have built several versions with Murgen, and have made the proof that it’s possible to have a small ultrasound machine in your garage. However, I found more pleasure in building the tools and in the process of digging into the different components.. and that’s what I want to explore in this project.

Hardware is basically already built: previous lessons from Murgen bring the analog front end, a hack I have can be used to emulate a probe: what remains is to remove overkills on the circuits, and SIMPLIFY everything, making it more robust and more user friendly.

The second step will be to have a good driver for the Raspberry Pi (which I believe is enough for my needs), to control the hardware, and develop a good enough server API.

See more!

3055 06Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!

featured adafruit products

Featured Adafruit Product!

(read more)

Join 6,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

Maker Business — Aquarium troubles: the cost of iteration and troubleshooting with a manufacturers abroad

Wearables — Victorian Arduino pizzazz

Electronics — Counting Pin Numbers

Biohacking — Exploring Our Inner Reality : Entopic Visions

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython 3.0.0 Release Candidate 0 released!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.