OMNIVISION introduces ultra-thin cable modules for endoscopes.
OVMed OCHTA, is an ultra-thin medical-grade cable module for endoscopes. OCHTA Cable Modules connect very small 400 x 400 resolution imagers to endoscopes using ultra-thin 0.45mm cables available in 1.5m and 2.5m lengths (up to 4m if custom) allowing the option to add micro LED lighting. This complete turnkey solution, including lens and image signal processor, reduces costs and speeds time to market for medical device OEMs.
Endoscope Cable Module
OMNIVISION's OCHTA cable modules feature six-wire cables that allow manufacturers to add their own LED lighting. In addition, OMNIVISION offers customizable cable lengths, connectors, and LEDs, providing manufacturers with a fully tested, production-ready single-source solution. The OCHTA cable module includes a very small imager with an upgraded resolution from 200 x 200 (previous generation) to 400 x 400 for improved visibility.
“The medical industry is moving towards smaller, higher-resolution endoscopes with ultra-thin cables that can reach deeper in the body. Additionally, medical device OEMs need the flexibility to customize designs for specific endoscopy procedures. As the medical industry A leading image sensor supplier, we are utilizing OCHTA cable modules to meet customer needs for turnkey imaging solutions. Ultra-thin, customizable cable modules are medical-grade tested and ready for integration, reducing design and test time and simplifying supply chain,” said Ehsan Ayar, Medical Product Marketing Manager, OMNIVISION.
Ayar added: "The ultra-thin OCHTA cable modules are designed for endoscopes used in minimally invasive procedures, including neuro, ophthalmology, cardiac, spine, obstetrics and uterine renal procedures. Surgeons can use OMNIVISION's cables with complete confidence and camera modules because our medical grade, trusted components are fully certified, qualified and tested, including biocompatibility, sterilization, process, pressure, liquid immersion testing and more.”
OCHTA cable modules are manufactured in ISO 13485 certified factories. Additionally, these cables provide the necessary EMC/EMI shielding for the patient as required by IEC 60601. 1.5m and 2.5m "off-the-shelf" cable modules and evaluation kits are available now. Custom options will be available in the third quarter of 2023.