KARL STORZ SE has been granted a patent for an intubation system with a display device designed to show images captured by the intubation instrument. The system includes interfaces for direct connection between the instrument, display, and power source, enhancing efficiency and ease of use in medical procedures. GlobalData’s report on KARL STORZ SE gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on KARL STORZ SE, Surgical robots was a key innovation area identified from patents. KARL STORZ SE's grant share as of February 2024 was 77%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Display device for laryngoscopy system with battery and power interface

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: KARL STORZ SE & Co KG

The granted patent (Publication Number: US11889978B2) describes a display device designed for use in laryngoscopy or intubation systems. The device includes a housing with an image reproduction surface and a rear surface, where the image reproduction surface displays images captured by the intubation instrument or laryngoscope. The housing also features a recess on the rear surface to accommodate a battery that powers both the display device and the laryngoscopy or intubation system. An interface on the bottom surface of the housing allows for connection to the laryngoscope or intubation instrument, while a power interface on the rear surface connects to the battery when seated in the recess.

Furthermore, the patent details that the display device is capable of receiving image signals from the laryngoscope or intubation instrument. This feature enhances the functionality of the device by allowing it to directly receive and display images captured by the medical instruments during procedures. Overall, the design of the display device aims to provide a convenient and efficient solution for healthcare professionals utilizing laryngoscopy or intubation systems, ensuring seamless integration and reliable power supply for optimal performance.

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