People are often surprise when they discover some medical devices run Microsoft embedded Operating systems. As a matter of fact Windows Embedded offers a series of very reliable Operating Systems for specialized devices.
Imagine you've just arrived in the trauma unit of an emergency room. A physician is attempting to use an ultrasound machine to assess your condition, only to find the device is taking significant time to boot. When time is of the essence, would you want to wait two minutes or more?
The M-Turbo system, a portable ultrasound device, allows physicians to boot-up and use in under 15 seconds.
Curious to learn about actual successful stories in the medical space using WE, then read this case study on the news center, and to watch this video: