A method of controlling a remote navigation system that remotely orients the distal end of the medical device in order to navigate a medical device through a body lumen, the method comprising: displaying an exterior image of the body lumen; superimposing an indicator of the current position of the medical device in the body lumen; displaying a plurality of segment labels; receiving oral commands and recognizing one of the spoken displayed segment labels; and causing the remote navigation system to orient the distal end of the device in a preselected direction associated with the segment corresponding to the displayed segment label.

Title
Voice controlled user interface for remote navigation systems
Application Number
11/429667
Publication Number
20060281989
Application Date
May 5, 2006
Publication Date
December 14, 2006
Inventor
Jeffrey M Garibaldi
St Louis
MO, US
Raju R Viswanathan
St Louis
MO, US
Agent
Bryan K Wheelock
MO, US
IPC
A61B 05/05
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