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William Robert Bandy, Roger Allen Davenport, Yuri Okunev: Methods and systems for acoustic data transmission. Innurvation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 20, 2013: US08512241 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of communicating with an ingestible capsule includes detecting the location of the ingestible capsule, focusing a multi-sensor acoustic array on the ingestible capsule, and communicating an acoustic information exchange with the ingestible capsule via the multi-sensor acoustic array. The in ...


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Timothy Robertson, Mark Zdeblick: In-body device having deployable antenna. Proteus Digital Health, K&L Gates, February 23, 2016: US09270025 (14 worldwide citation)

Deployable antennas for in-body devices, such as implantable and ingestible devices, are provided. Aspects of the in-body deployable antennas of the invention include antennas configured to go from a first configuration to a second configuration following placement in a living body, e.g., via ingest ...


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David Finn, Manfred Rietzler: Process and a device for the production of a transponder unit and a transponder unit. Darby & Darby, May 23, 2000: US06067235 (14 worldwide citation)

A process and a device for the production of a transponder unit (11) comprising a coil (13) and at least one electronic component (23, 24), such as a chip or the like, wherein the component (23, 24) is connected to the coil (13) directly or via a substrate (14), with a plurality of process phases in ...


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Aaron Johansen: Airway indicator device. Michael G Petit, April 15, 1997: US05620004 (14 worldwide citation)

An indicator device for verifying the correct placement of an endotracheal tube within an intubated patient's airway and for detecting the presence of a collapsed lung in an intubated patient. The device has an open proximal end and open distal end and an air conducting lumen therebetween. The dista ...


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Werner Meskens, Erika J Van Baelen, Tony M Nygard: Magnetic induction communication system for an implantable medical device. Cochlear, October 20, 2015: US09166655 (13 worldwide citation)

A communication system for an active implantable medical device. The communication system includes an isolation transformer a coil coupled to the isolation transformer, and first and second communication components each coupled to the isolation transformer such that the first and second communicatio ...


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Kenneth D Rys, Michael Andrew Reinert: Controlling wireless communication in an implanted cardiac device. Medtronic, Evans M Mburu, February 2, 2016: US09248300 (12 worldwide citation)

A relatively compact implantable cardiac medical device includes a wireless communications module, which employs a directional antenna and which is adapted to receive input concerning ventricular wall motion. When the cardiac medical device is anchored to a ventricular wall, transmitter elements of ...


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James H Brauker, Mark Shults, Mark A Tapsak: Membrane for use with implantable devices. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 23, 2014: US08840552 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a biointerface membrane for use with an implantable device that interferes with the formation of a barrier cell layer including; a first domain distal to the implantable device wherein the first domain supports tissue attachment and interferes with barrier cell layer f ...


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Neil R Euliano II, Brent A Myers, Jose C Principe, Venkata V Meka, Glen Flores: Electronic medication compliance monitoring system and associated methods. Neil Euliano, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist, June 2, 2015: US09047746 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for monitoring a patient's compliance with a medication regimen includes an electronic tag integral with or attached to a medicine delivery device such as a capsule, the tag having an antenna and a receiver/transmitter, the system also including a reader positioned externally for ...


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Mark Zdeblick, James Hutchison, Lawrence Arne: Data gathering system. Proteus Digital Health, K&L Gates, April 21, 2015: US09014779 (10 worldwide citation)

A device for gathering data has first and second electrodes. The first electrode is coupled to a surface of interest, and the second electrode is coupled to “everything else” or “the air”. The first electrode is shielded from the second, and from most sources of parasitic capacitance, by a shield th ...


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Mark Zdeblick, Timothy Robertson, Aleksandr Pikelny, Hooman Hafezi: Communication system with partial power source. Proteus Digital Health, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, August 26, 2014: US08816847 (10 worldwide citation)

The system of the present invention includes a conductive element, an electronic component, and a partial power source in the form of dissimilar materials. Upon contact with a conducting fluid, a voltage potential is created and the power source is completed, which activates the system. The electron ...