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There is an incredibly useful device that is used in capsule endoscopy.

I am curious to know whether such a device is already patented, as they cannot be purchased and neither do I have physical access to a medical professional which does.

The device features a miniature camera, LED lights and a storage device, all fitted in a compact capsule casing, small enough to safely pass through your digestive tract.

How to search such patents any quick methods?

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Normal keyword search of "capsule endoscopy" in Google patent will provide you good source of patent list. On quick reference I found "Recent Patents on Wireless Capsule Endoscopy" which will be of more useful to you.

  • Well, I have to admit I had no prior knowledge that querying for patents was this easy--quite embarrassing. Thank you for redacting the question and improving it's relevancy. – Filip Dupanović Apr 1 '15 at 17:47

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