PillCam ® SB, Covidien's wireless capsule endoscope, is now featured in the exhibit, " Tools: Extending Our Reach" at New York's Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. PillCam SB is one of 175 installations highlighting how tools and innovations have extended the capabilities of the human body over the past two million years. The museum reopened on Dec. 12 after a three year renovation.
Visitors to the exhibit will be able to learn about PillCam SB's miniaturized design components and view interactive tables that show animation of how the device measures its speed as it moves through the small bowel providing videos that are sharp and clear for the doctor to view. The exhibit is running from December 12, 2014 - May 25, 2015.Jamali continued, "The Smithsonian Institution is acclaimed for its dedication to educating the public about history and innovative cultural advancements and we are honored to have PillCam SB included in this unique exhibit." About Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Founded in 1897, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The museum educates, inspires and empowers people through design, presenting compelling educational programs, exhibitions and publications. International in scope and possessing one of the most diverse and comprehensive collections of design works in existence, the museum's rich holdings range from Egypt's Late Period/New Kingdom (1100 B.C.) to the present day and total more than 210,000 objects. About Covidien Covidien is a global health care leader that understands the challenges faced by providers and their patients and works to address them with innovative medical technology solutions and patient care products. Inspired by patients and caregivers, Covidien's team of dedicated professionals is privileged to help save and improve lives around the world. With more than 39,000 employees, Covidien operates in 150-plus countries and had 2014 revenue of $10.7 billion. To learn more about our business visit www.covidien.com or follow us on Twitter.