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Aspects of the invention include multi-mode communication ingestible event marker devices. Ingestible event marker devices of the invention include an ingestible component comprising a conductive communication module and at least one additional non-conductive communication module. The non-conductive communication module may be integrated with the ingestible component or at least a portion or all of the non-conductive communication module may be associated with a packaging component of the ingestible event marker device. Additional aspects of the invention include systems that include the devices and one or more receivers, as well as methods of using the same.

Title
Multi-mode communication ingestible event markers and systems, and methods of using the same
Application Number
12/398941
Publication Number
8258962 (B2)
Application Date
March 5, 2009
Publication Date
September 4, 2012
Inventor
Mark J Zdeblick
Portola Valley
CA, US
Timothy Robertson
Belmont
CA, US
Agent
Bret E Field
Bozicevic Field & Francis
Assignee
Proteus Biomedical
CA, US
IPC
G08B 23/00
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