SuperSonic Imagine, based in Aix-en-Provence, France, is a young, innovative, multicultural company with a commitment to providing advanced technology to improve medical diagnosis. SuperSonic Imagine has developed Aixplorer™, a next-generation ultrasound imaging system with unique technology that offers an additional tool to lesion detection and characterisation. Using a method of imaging called ShearWave™ Elastography, Aixplorer™, can display true tissue elasticity, in real time. This technology is user skill independent and provides reproducible results. The Aixplorer™ ultrasound system also provides impeccable images and sophisticated features all packaged in an ergonomic design, to assist in the imaging diagnostic process.