Articles | Volume 20
21 Mar 2023
 | 21 Mar 2023

Towards Differential Static Magnetic Localization of Commercial Capsule Endoscopes: An Evaluation Using Different Ring and Cylindrical Magnets

Samuel Zeising, Lu Chen, Angelika Thalmayer, Georg Fischer, and Jens Kirchner

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In the state-of-the-art of static magnetic localization of capsule endoscopes relatively large magnets compared with the small capsules are used. Therefore, small disc magnets and ring magnets for integration with the built-in components were evaluated. The mean position and orientation errors did not exceed 5 mm and 4° for all applied magnets except the thinnest disc magnets with a length of 1.5 and 3 mm. Therefore, the state-of-the-art was outperformed even for smaller magnets.