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Ronald A Priest, Donald A Carignan: Video otoscope and optical lens system therefor. MedRx, Neil F Markva, August 19, 1997: US05658235 (47 worldwide citation)

A video otoscope comprises an image forming assembly for producing an optical image of selected portions of an ear canal and a video camera for converting the optical image into a video image and transmitting the video image to a display system. The image forming assembly includes a speculum portion ...


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James D Lankford: Video otoscope. JEDMED Instrument Company, Haverstock Garrett & Roberts, November 15, 1994: US05363839 (44 worldwide citation)

A video otoscope enables a complete otological examination via high resolution color video to be conducted. The video otoscope includes an otoscope head having a rod lens system and structure enabling mounting a video camera on the otoscope head in position for receiving the rod lens image. The vide ...


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Richard A Monroe, David G Perkins, Robert J Wood: Video otoscope. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, July 6, 1999: US05919130 (33 worldwide citation)

A video otoscope includes an elongated body portion having a conically shaped insertion portion sized for insertion a predetermined distance into an ear canal. The insertion portion includes a tip opening and an interior having a lens system for focusing an optical image of a target onto a distally ...


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Paul Rucker, Sunil Puria, Jonathan Fay, Micha Rosen: Transducer devices and methods for hearing. Earlens Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 17, 2018: US09949035

A device to transmit an audio signal to a user may comprise a mass, a piezoelectric transducer, and a support to support the mass and the piezoelectric transducer with the eardrum. The piezoelectric transducer can be configured to drive the support and the eardrum with a first force and the mass wit ...


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Peter Ruppersberg, Albrecht Lepple Wienhues: Method for identifying objects in a subjects ear. HELEN OF TROY, Seed Intellectual Property Law Group, April 3, 2018: US09931021

A method of identifying objects in a subject's ear, comprising the following steps: introducing an optical electronic imaging unit and a light source into an ear canal of a subject's outer ear, wherein the electronic imaging unit exhibits an optical axis directed in a distal direction, especially di ...


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MOBILE TELEMEDICINE UNIT. January 26, 2017: US20170024537-A1

A mobile telemedicine unit having a high gain antenna, and mobile modem with a web or client based feature to run over variable bandwidths to connect, stay connected, or auto-reconnect a telemedicine session through a hosted or cloud-based solution. The unit is lightweight, is self-contained with a ...


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SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DIAGNOSIS OF MIDDLE EAR CONDITIONS AND DETECTION OF ANALYTES IN THE TYMPANIC MEMBRANE. March 16, 2017: US20170071509-A1

Systems and methods are presented for the diagnosis of middle ear pathological conditions based on spectral signatures. Preferred embodiments provide for detection of one or more analytes from the tympanic membrane. Devices use spectral measurements including spectral imaging to non-invasively ident ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AIDING IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF OTITIS MEDIA BY CLASSIFYING TYMPANIC MEMBRANE IMAGES. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, July 27, 2017: US20170209078-A1

A method of aiding the diagnosis of otitis media in a patient includes obtaining image data in a processor apparatus of a computing device, the image data being associated with at least one electronic image of a tympanic membrane of the patient, calculating, a plurality of image features, each image ...


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MOBILE MEDICINE COMMUNICATION PLATFORM AND METHODS AND USES THEREOF. BR Invention Holding, October 19, 2017: US20170300654-A1

Telemedicine systems and methods are described. In a telemedicine system operable to communicate with a remote operations center, communications can be transmitted/received using a transceiver having an antenna. The antenna can include first and second di-pole antenna elements, the first di-pole ant ...



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