EMERALD Phased Press Released
Zetec Introduces the EMERALD Phased Array Ultrasound System
“EMERALD can process up to 1 million points per TFM frame and up to eight simultaneous TFM frame reconstructions,” said Federico Zottig, Zetec Product Manager. “Its computational power sets the standard for compact phased array systems, and allows for expanded capabilities such as Sparse Firing Mode (Fast TFM) in the future.”
EMERALD is driven by UltraVision, Zetec’s proven ultrasound software that manages the entire inspection process including probe design, inspection technique development and validation, advanced data analysis and comprehensive reporting.
EMERALD’s I/O management is designed to simplify integration for multi-instrument configurations. Encoder and critical I/O signals can be daisy-chained between instruments, simplifying cabling requirements. Each EMERALD unit can support up to three encoders, 12 input and nine output signals. UltraVision’s software development kit (SDK) enables users to integrate their own development within UltraVision to create highly customized solutions, which adds integration flexibility.
With fast, 5-GigE industrial-grade data throughput and a rugged IP65 designed enclosure, EMERALD can work in almost any industrial environment without external protection. Multiple instruments connected in parallel to same UltraVision session offer limitless capability for complex inspection configurations.
EMERALD is available with a dedicated probe splitter module to connect two 64-element probes simultaneously and also give access to four additional pairs of TOFD probes.