Network Connectivity Print
Modified on: Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 12:52 AM
Disclaimer: The information herein is not intended to replace the product’s User Manual. Please consult the User Manual for comprehensive information and cautionary guidance about the product’s operation and use.
Network connection for the Vscan Extend is required by several system features:
- DICOM connectivity to other DICOM devices
- Disk Management/Backup towards Windows share
- Image/Video storage via the “JPG/MPEG” feature
The figure below shows the possible interconnections for the Vscan Extend Ultrasound system. For a particular installation, typically a subset of the interconnections is utilized.
Vscan Extend network diagram
1. GE Marketplace/Tricefy
2. Hospital Clinical Network
3. Vscan Extend Device
5. Hospital Clinical Wireless infrastructure
6. Windows PC
- Supported Wireless
Protocols include WPA2 with PSK and EAP with certificates
- Log files
- Data backup/restore
- Security and software updates
Wireless Networks are configured by Hospital IT administrators or device owners. The Wi-Fi encryption depends upon on the hospital IT infrastructure and the device enterprise grade protocols with the certificate mechanism.
DICOM image transfer and anonymized images/video transfer to a Windows machine is supported via hospital clinical wireless network. GE Marketplace/Tricefy is supported via non-clinical Wireless Network (which has access to internet) over SSL/TLS.
The table below describes interconnections in more detail:
Optional connection to PACS/DICOM server for patient and image archiving/retrieval.
DICOM storage, DICOM Query/Retrieve and DICOM Worklist are supported
Windows file sharing
Some dataflows can be configured to use a windows share as output. This includes MPEG, videos.
If the feature is enabled, an USB cable can be connected to a PC for exporting images and videos.
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