10-015 - Input device, a finger mouse for use in operating rooms

Category: Medical device

Inventor: Richard D. Bucholz

Summary: This invention describes an input device used for controlling medical equipment controlled by a mouse. It comprises an elastic finger cot having an interior portion sized and shaped for selectively retaining an individual's finger, and includes a light-emitting diode and light sensor mounted on the cot to monitor movement, a transmitter to communicate with the equipment, and a power supply.

Patent: US and foreign patents pending

Manager: Stephanie Kimzey