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July 2018

Medtronic licenses Aim™ navigation software

Medtronic has licensed InnerOptic's Aim™ navigation software for use in their Emprint™ SX Ablation Platform with Thermosphere™ Technology.


June 13, 2017

InnerOptic issued patent on Augmented Reality for 3D needle navigation

InnerOptic was issued patent 9,675,319 by the the US Patent Office, titled "Loupe Display." This groundbreaking invention extends InnerOptic's 3D navigation for use with Augmented Reality (AR) glasses. InnerOptic's Magic Loupe™ software incorporates the invention covered in this issued patent.


July 8, 2017

Dr. Iannitti Presents Aim™ for Staplers and Sealers at ILLS 2017

Paris, France. Dr. Iannitti (Carolinas Health System) presented Aim for Stapler and Vessel Sealer Navigation at the 2017 Conference. In his talk, titled "Image guidance system for laparoscopic ablation and resection," Dr. Iannitti described how stapler and vessel sealer navigation can make laparoscopic liver surgery easy, more precise and safer to perform. He showed video from a pig study of Aim used to guide a Medtronic EndoGia™ stapler, a Medtronic Ligasure™ sealer, an Ethicon Echelon Flex™ and an Ethicon Enseal® vessel sealer.


October 31, 2016

Acessa Health (formerly Halt Medical) licenses InnerOptic's Aim

Halt Medical announces an exclusive license to InnerOptic's patented AIM guidance software, for the Halt Acessa Guidance System. The Acessa Guidance System incorporates Aim with electromagnetic tracking technology and radiofrequency ablation to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids laparoscopically. When coupled with ultrasound, it provides instant feedback of device trajectory to the targeted fibroid and tracks the surgical instruments in real time. This is the first time in history that this technology has been applied in the field of gynecology.

June 14, 2016

InnerOptic issued patent on 3D needle navigation

InnerOptic was issued patent 9,364,294 by the US Patent Office covering 3D needle navigation, titled "Systems, Methods, Apparatuses, and Computer-Readable Media for Image Management in Image-Guided Medical Procedures." This groundbreaking invention covers aspects of InnerOptic's Spotlight system and represents an important advancement in visualization and navigation for CT/MRI data sets.

Februrary 23, 2016

UNC issued foundational patent on 3D needle navigation; exclusively licensed to InnerOptic

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was issued patent 9,265,572, titled "Methods, Systems, and Computer Readable Media for Image Guided Ablation." This groundbreaking patent covers numerous aspects of 3D needle navigation and has been exclusively licensed to InnerOptic Technology.

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