Medtronic had 75 patents in internet of things during Q1 2024. Medtronic Plc has filed patents for a manometry system for sensing pressure in the gastrointestinal tract, a method for calculating gain factor for displaying cardiac signals, a medical device for detecting atrial tachyarrhythmia episodes, a system for trusted pairing between an implantable medical device and an external device, and a deployment device for deploying a transcutaneous sensor. GlobalData’s report on Medtronic gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Medtronic grant share with internet of things as a theme is 42% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Manometry systems (Patent ID: US20240099601A1)

The manometry system described in the patent by Medtronic Plc includes a manometric catheter for sensing pressure in the gastrointestinal tract, a wireless assembly for transmitting signals, and a base unit for calibrating the catheter and storing/charging the wireless electronics module. The system allows for wireless communication with an external computer to receive impedance or pressure measurements from the catheter electronics module connected to the manometry catheter.

The base unit of the system includes a housing with a calibration chamber for pressure sensor calibration, charging ports for the wireless electronics module, and tubes for housing the wireless module and the working end of the manometry catheter. Additionally, the base unit features a calibration pump controller for sensor calibration and can be detachably mounted to an external surface for convenience. The design of the system allows for efficient calibration and wireless communication, enhancing the functionality and usability of the manometry system.

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