Butterfly Network has filed a patent for an apparatus that uses a smartphone or tablet to receive ultrasound data from an ultrasound device. The device then generates an ultrasound image and automatically determines the area of an anatomical structure using a statistical model. It also superimposes a transparent mask on the ultrasound image to indicate the area of the anatomical structure. GlobalData’s report on Butterfly Network gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.
According to GlobalData’s company profile on Butterfly Network, Doppler ultrasound imaging was a key innovation area identified from patents. Butterfly Network's grant share as of September 2023 was 42%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.