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Android Butterfly iQ app updates.

We’re constantly looking for your feedback and responding with new features and tools to make the iQ work better for you. We release a new version of the iQ app every month. Check back here to see the latest product updates and feature enhancements.

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September updates
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Download study PDFs.

You can now download and share studies as PDFs directly from the mobile app.

July updates
Enhancement
All memberships
Re-optimized OB/GYN presets.

We’ve re-engineered and divided our OB/GYN presets for optimized image quality: OB 1/GYN for first-trimester and gynecology applications, and OB 2/3 for second- and third-trimester applications.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Fetal Heart Sounds.

Our new Fetal Heart Sounds tool⁵ allows you to hear fetal heart tones and measure fetal heart rate, even in your most challenging cases. Available in USA and Canada only, for iQ+ only.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Mean sac diameter calculation.

Our obstetrics calculation package now includes a mean sac diameter calculation tool for estimating gestational age in early pregnancies.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Split studies and move captures.

You can now split draft studies into multiple studies and move captures to other studies.

Enhancement
All memberships
New compatible devices.

We continue to add support for new devices – and now include Samsung Galaxy Tab Active3.

June updates
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Enhanced Biplane Imaging™ performance

We’ve enhanced our popular Biplane Imaging³ feature with faster frame rates for even better performance and speed.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
More control over your studies.

Delete captures and cines from draft studies saved to Butterfly Cloud—giving you even more control over your studies and documentation.

All memberships
New 2.5m replaceable cable

Our new 2.5 meter cables for Lightning and USB-C connection give you more room to roam with your Butterfly iQ+. Replaceable cables only compatible with iQ+.

April updates.
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
New labeling protocols.

Four (4) new labeling protocols to help make labeling faster during your POCUS exams: Aorta, Cardiac, DVT, and eFAST.

Enhancement
All memberships
Join the Doctors’ Lounge.

Butterfly Education is going live! Join Butterfly’s clinical leaders Dr. John Martin and Dr. Mike Stone as they review interesting scans and answer your questions.

March updates.
Enhancement
All memberships
Redesigned app navigation.

The Butterfly iQ mobile app has an updated look! See how we’ve made it even easier to use.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Cine time limits

You can now set time limits for cine captures, ranging from 3 to 60 seconds.

February updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Auto Bladder Volume tool.

Now available on Android. The Auto Bladder Volume tool acquires a 360° sweep of the bladder to generate a 3D visualization and volume estimate.

Enhancement
All memberships
New compatible devices.

We continue to add support for new devices – and now include Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G.

January updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Calculate crown-rump length.

The latest addition to our calculations package in the OB/GYN preset allows you to measure crown-rump length to predict gestational age.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Needle Viz™ - now on iQ.

Our popular Needle Viz tool is now available on Butterfly iQ

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Pulsed Wave Doppler Carotid - now on iQ.

Pulsed Wave Doppler mode¹ in the Vascular: Carotid preset is now available on Butterfly iQ. 

New Feature
Enterprise
Enterprise member management.

New features to help domain administrators with new user upload, user management, and EMR integrations.

Enhancement
All memberships
New compatible devices.

We continue to add support for new devices – and now include OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE.

2020
December updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Biplane Imaging™.

Available in select presets, Biplane Imaging3 allows you to see both short- and long-axis planes simultaneously for confident in-plane needle-guided procedures.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Pulsed Wave Doppler in Carotid preset.

We’ve added our popular Pulsed Wave Doppler mode1 to the Vascular: Carotid preset, which can help with classifying stenosis and informing disease intervention.  

New Feature
Enterprise
Enterprise-grade study workflows.

We’ve added new study management features to support efficient workflows and credentialing processes: restrictions, tagging, and secondary authors.

Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Needle Viz™ gain and angle.

We heard your feedback and are continuing to improve our new Needle Viz tool3. You can now specify needle gain and angle, in addition to direction.

November updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Lung Protocol.

Available in the Lung and Pediatric Lung presets, the new Lung Protocol provides segment-by-segment guidance and auto-import of lung zone labels to empower comprehensive lung exams.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Pulsed Wave Doppler available in the Vascular: Access preset.

Our fifth imaging mode. Available in the USA only within the Vascular: Access preset.

Enhancement
All memberships
New compatible devices.

We continue to add support for new devices – and now include Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+. We also resolved Color and Power Doppler Mode issues on Samsung devices.

October updates.
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Streamlined study uploads.

A new streamlined study upload experience to make it even easier to upload your studies to Butterfly Cloud. Add patient details, fill out a worksheet template, and attach notes to your study all in one place.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Save draft studies.

The ability to upload your studies in draft state to Butterfly Cloud. Once a draft study has been uploaded, it can be edited anytime from the Butterfly mobile app or Butterfly Cloud on desktop.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Manual volume calculations.

A manual volume calculation tool in the Bladder preset for measurement and calculation of pelvic structures, such as the prostate.

July updates.
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Measurements and annotations in the Cloud.

The ability to add linear and ellipse measurements, as well as label images after they have been uploaded to the Cloud is here. This feature has been designed to help save time spent at the bedside, by providing an alternative to performing these functions in real-time.

June updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Educational View Guidance now available.

Educational View Guidance, which evaluates the quality of your scan in real-time, is now available for Android users.

Enhancement
All memberships
Support for Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite.

We continue to add support for new devices – and now include Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite.

May updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Perform Gestational Age and Amniotic Fluid Index calculations.

Available via the actions menu in the obstetric preset.

Enhancement
All memberships
Improved firmware update notification.

This app update includes a 80-second firmware update.

Enhancement
All memberships
Butterfly iQ now compatible with Trophon2 for fast and automated High-Level Disinfection.

To see if your iQ supports HLD, connect it to your mobile device, open the app, navigate to "Settings", and select "My iQ".

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April updates.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Capture a still image by pressing the battery indicator button on the iQ.

Available via the settings menu

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Referral program.

Refer a friend to give them 3 complimentary months of Butterfly Pro membership. Available in USA, Australia, and New Zealand only.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Worklist support.

Pull patient demographics from a connected worklist to streamline exam documentation. Contact support if you need any assistance connecting to your local worklist.

New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Retrospective labeling of cines.

Label cine clips once they are captured in your outbox.

Enhancement
Enterprise
Enhanced security features for enterprise deployments.
March updates.
Enhancement
All memberships
Extend offline use beyond 30-day limit.

Available upon request through Butterfly Support.

Enhancement
All memberships
Access the Butterfly Support Portal directly from the app.
Enhancement
Enterprise
Enterprise login support.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Easy share to social from the App.
Enhancement
All memberships
Landscape support for Android tablets.
Enhancement
Pro
Enterprise
Image commenting / collaboration tools.
New Feature
Pro
Enterprise
Ophthalmic imaging is now available in Europe for iQs that support high-level disinfection (HLD).

To see if your iQ supports HLD, connect it to your mobile device, open the app, navigate to “Settings,” select “My iQ” (Not available in the US).

Enhancement
All memberships
Improved clarity around the length of time your iQ will take to update its firmware.
Enhancement
All memberships
We continue to add support for new devices.

Release 1.16 supports Samsung Note 9, Note 10 US, Note 10+ US.