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1. (WO2018180068) MEDICAL IMAGING DEVICE AND ENDOSCOPE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/180068    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2018/006550
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 23 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 1/06
A61B 5/00
Applicants: SONY CORPORATION
Inventors: LAWRENSON, Matthew
HIROTA, Naoyuki
Title: MEDICAL IMAGING DEVICE AND ENDOSCOPE
Abstract:
A medical imaging device comprising a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser configured to illuminate an object using one of a plurality of light conditions, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the object, and circuitry configured to: control the Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser to illuminate the object using light having a first light condition; control the image sensor to capture a first image of the object with the light having the first light condition; control the Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser to illuminate the object with light having a second, different, light condition; control the image sensor to capture a second image of the object illuminated with the light having the first light condition; and determine information of the object based on the first image and the second image.