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Announcing CE Mark and 510(k) Clearance for the Vevo MD 1.1 Release

April 08, 2019

Toronto, Canada, April 8, 2019 – FUJIFILM VisualSonics Inc., a world leader in ultra high frequency ultrasound imaging systems and subsidiary of FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., announces CE mark and 510(k) Clearance for the Vevo® MD 1.1 release. This latest update of Vevo MD continues to provide the highest resolution of any general purpose ultrasound system on the market today.

With the 1.1 release, FUJIFILM VisualSonics will be providing existing users and new customers new features and added value on the Vevo MD platform. Two new imaging modes, Power Doppler and Pulsed-Wave Doppler, have been added to assist clinical research customers to achieve their goals. In addition, the release includes wireless connectivity, new clinical indications, new measurements, and workflow enhancements.

The Vevo MD is truly a unique ultrasound system, as it operates at much higher frequencies than any conventional ultrasound system currently available. To be used with the imaging platform, the patented UHF series of transducers are capable of operating in a range of frequencies up to 70 MHz, a tremendous increase in resolution compared to conventional ultrasound systems.

"We are excited to announce this latest release for the Vevo MD. The innovations in this update are in direct response to feedback from our customers. The new Doppler modes will provide additional data for current Vevo MD users while wireless connectivity will drive enhanced workflow and usability. We look forward to seeing these new features in action as the field of ultra high frequency imaging advances." shares Andrew Needles, director marketing and product management.

The Vevo MD 1.1 is now commercially available with CE mark in the majority of European Union countries and FDA clearance in the United States. For more information and contact details please contact FUJIFILM VisualSonics at www.visualsonics.com.

About Fujifilm FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Inc. is a global leader in real time, in vivo, ultra high frequency ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging systems. With headquarters in Toronto, Canada and offices around the world, FUJIFILM VisualSonics is represented globally across an integrated sales network.

FUJIFILM VisualSonics is recognized worldwide for providing cutting edge imaging technologies for the advancement of preclinical research particularly in cardiovascular, oncology, neurobiology and developmental biology areas. With the expansion of the product portfolio to include a new clinical product, FUJIFILM VisualSonics now broadens their range of imaging technologies across both preclinical and clinical markets. FUJIFILM VisualSonics is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. and a part of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation. For more information, please go to: www.visualsonics.com. FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is an innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by 26 subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. SonoSite’s portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. For more information, go to: www.sonosite.com .

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.

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CONTACT:
Lauren Geloso
Senior Manager, Marketing Communications
FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation

lgeloso@fujifilm.com

Andrew Needles
Director, Marketing & Product Management,
FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Inc.
andrew.needles@fujifilm.com

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