Wirelessly Powered Medical Devices And Instruments

  • US 20100179384A1
  • Filed: 08/21/2009
  • Published: 07/15/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/25/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An endoscope system comprising:

  • an endoscope;

    a camera coupled to said endoscope, said camera generating image data;

    a camera control unit;

    a device transceiver coupled to said camera;

    a power transceiver coupled to said camera control unit;

    a light source generating illuminating light;

    said power transceiver generating a resonant magnetic field;

    said device transceiver tuned to said resonant magnetic field such that resonant interaction occurs between said device transceiver and said power transceiver and power is transmitted to said device transceiver by said resonant interaction; and

    wherein electrical power is provided to said camera by said device transceiver.

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