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Answers to some common questions about iQ.

For which clinical applications has Butterfly iQ received FDA clearance?

Butterfly iQ is FDA 510(k) cleared for diagnostic imaging across 13 clinical applications which span the whole body:

  • Abdominal
  • Cardiac Adult
  • Cardiac Pediatric
  • Fetal/Obstetric
  • Gynecological
  • Musculo-Skeletal (Conventional)
  • Musculo-Skeletal (Superficial)
  • Pediatric
  • Peripheral Vessel
  • Procedural Guidance
  • Small Organ
  • Urology
Is Butterfly iQ available outside of the United States?

Not yet. But you can still reserve yours and we’ll contact you as soon as Butterfly iQ becomes available in your country.

Who can buy Butterfly iQ?

Butterfly iQ can be purchased by any licensed healthcare practitioner or facility in the United States permitted to perform diagnostic ultrasound in their state of practice. Butterfly iQ is a prescription device and is not yet available for use by consumers.

When can I get one?

Butterfly iQ will begin shipping to customers in early 2018. Units will ship in the order in which they were reserved.

Can Butterfly iQ sync with PACS and Worklist Servers?

Yes. Butterfly iQ supports communication with PACS systems and Worklist servers via DICOM.

How does reimbursement work with Butterfly iQ?

Studies performed using Butterfly iQ are subject to the same reimbursement levels and policies as those performed using traditional, more expensive ultrasound systems.

With which mobile devices is Butterfly iQ compatible?

Supported Devices:

  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
Will the Butterfly iQ probe be supported on iPad?

We are actively developing our software to support iPad models. We will provide more details on this closer to launch, including specific iPad model compatibility. 

Will the Butterfly iQ probe be supported on Android?

We are currently focused on developing support for the Apple family of products. We will update our website with more information once we have an official launch date for the Android platform.

I am a distributor, and would like more information how to sell the iQ in my country. Who should I contact?

At the moment, our regulatory clearance limits us to distribution in the United States. International expansion is a critical part of our mission. We will update our website as we obtain clearance in other countries.

How long can I scan for?

The Butterfly iQ was designed to last a full shift based on current ultrasound scanning patterns. The Butterfly iQ has a battery in the probe to prevent it from drawing battery away from your mobile device.