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:

  1. DICOM connectivity to other DICOM devices
  2. Disk Management/Backup towards Windows share
  3. Image/Video storage via the “JPG/MPEG” feature

System Interconnections

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

Device features

  • 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: 


Network service




Optional connection to PACS/DICOM server for patient and image archiving/retrieval.

DICOM storage, DICOM Query/Retrieve and DICOM Worklist are supported

Windows share

Windows file sharing

Some dataflows can be configured to use a windows share as output. This includes MPEG, videos.

USB export

USB cable

If the feature is enabled, an USB cable can be connected to a PC for exporting images and videos.