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WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/203293
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The purpose of the present invention is to reduce the influence on video signal transmission by a solid-state image capture element or on a signal line for transmitting drive power to a sensor or a tip-end light source or the like due to bending of a flexible tube. The present disclosure provides an endoscope comprising: a connector portion connected to a controller equipped with a power supply; an operating portion connected to the connector portion; and an insertion portion to be inserted into an area to be examined. The connector portion is provided, on the operating portion side thereof, with a bending-prevention portion and a flexion portion successively from the connector portion. The endoscope has a rotating mechanism for enabling rotation of the bending-prevention portion and the flexion portion. A first substrate disposed in the connector portion has a first wireless feeding device for transmitting power from the power supply. A second substrate disposed in the flexion portion has a second wireless feeding device for receiving power transmitted wirelessly from the first wireless feeding device. The power from the second wireless feeding device is supplied to a sensor with which the insertion portion is provided.

KOMATSU Masahiro (6-10-1 Nishi-Shinjuku Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 47, 〒1608347, JP)
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October 24, 2019
Filing Date:
April 18, 2019
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HOYA CORPORATION (6-10-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, 47, 〒1608347, JP)
International Classes:
A61B1/04; A61B1/00; A61B1/05; A61B1/06; G02B23/24
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HIRAKI & ASSOCIATES (Atago Green Hills MORI Tower 32F, 5-1 Atago 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 32, 〒1056232, JP)
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