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Sound Intelligence

The story of EchoNous (ek-koh-nohs) begins in Redmond, Washington with its founding in 2016 by point-of-care ultrasound pioneer Kevin Goodwin and Dr. Niko Pagoulatos, a recognized innovator in cutting-edge ultrasound and bioengineering.

The name EchoNous not only honors Dr. Pagoulatos’ Greek heritage, translating in the English language to mean intelligent sound — with “echo” meaning sound and “nous” meaning intelligence. This name embodies the team’s vision of adding the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI) with the extreme miniaturization of ultrasound to help solve common everyday problems in healthcare.

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When healthcare professionals have the smart tools that they need to do their jobs, great things become possible.

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Uscan: The beginnings


To bring this vision to life, EchoNous and its subsidiary, Signostics, began developing an intelligent device that could more accurately scan a bladder and measure its volume. Today, more than 25% of healthcare systems in the United States have converted to Uscan*.


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Designed with passion


This founding belief continues to lead the growing EchoNous - Signostics team that is comprised of boundary pushing innovators from diverse domains such as healthcare, artificial intelligence, industrial design, manufacturing, and software engineering. From the holding of the probe, to maneuvering a station of tools down the hallways of the hospital, our team applies a passionate, humanistic approach to medical technology that considers every patient and practitioner in product design. This ethos ensures our accessible, AI-driven imaging devices excel in their functions and empower nurses and physicians to success.

We are proud and excited to create a vibrant and evolving ecosystem of thoughtfully designed tools for the healthcare community's – and its patients' most pressing needs.

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