SBI has patented a light source system for medical or industrial use, such as endoscopes. The system includes LED light sources, Fresnel lenses, concentrators, beam splitters, and light guides to efficiently guide and concentrate light beams. GlobalData’s report on SBI gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on SBI, was a key innovation area identified from patents. SBI's grant share as of February 2024 was 44%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Endoscope light source system with led and fresnel lenses

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: SBI Holdings Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11849922B2) discloses a novel light source system designed for medical applications. The system includes multiple LED light sources emitting different wavelengths of light, each concentrated by pairs of Fresnel lenses and split by a beam splitter. A light guide then collimates the split light beams, ensuring precise illumination. The patent claims also detail variations in LED light sources' wavelengths, catering to specific medical requirements, such as exciting light sources with wavelengths ranging from 375 to 810 nm.

Moreover, the patent extends the light source system's application to medical cameras, incorporating it into devices for photodynamic diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. By integrating the innovative light source system with video scopes and color monitors, the medical cameras offer enhanced imaging capabilities for medical professionals. The patent's claims outline the versatility of the system, accommodating different LED light sources and configurations to meet varying medical needs, ensuring optimal performance in photodynamic diagnostic and therapeutic devices.

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