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Medigus Adds New Robust Miniature Camera to Its micro ScoutCam(TM) Portfolio

OMER, Israel, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ:MDGS) (TASE:MDGS), a medical device company developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and a leader in direct visualization technology, announced today the addition of a new product to its micro ScoutCam™ portfolio of products — the micro ScoutCam™ 6.5 Lum, an innovative new CMOS video camera that provides intense illumination in a small size which was originally custom-designed for the aeronautics industry. This camera builds on Medigus' proprietary technology with the addition of intense and Fail-Safe illumination capability, which makes it ideal for industrial companies looking to obtain quality images from dark and narrow spaces. In addition, the camera's mechanical rigidity enables it to endure long-term implementation in low or no maintenance environments, including outer space.

"The micro ScoutCam 6.5 Lum delivers a unique solution to an existing challenge faced by many companies in the industrial sector—a current lack of visibility in dark and enclosed areas— which is a challenge and limiting factor for testing and conducting thorough inspections," said Yaron Silberman, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Medigus. "The micro ScoutCam 6.5 Lum consists of six integrated LEDs that provide intense illumination, which are connected in parallel to optimize the camera's reliability and endurance. Additionally, its robust exterior gives the camera durability against severe environments, from inspecting an inner tube to withstanding outer space."

micro ScoutCam 6.5 Lum represents the newest offering in the micro ScoutCam portfolio and is its most mechanically rigid camera to-date. Its robust exterior makes it well-suited for incorporation into flexible or rigid devices within such fields as non-destructive testing, micro drilling inspection, cavities inspection, tube inspection and robotic tooling.

About the micro ScoutCam™ Portfolio

As an expert in micro-endoscopic devices, Medigus developed the micro ScoutCam™ portfolio, which consists of a variety of micro CMOS and CCD video cameras, and includes micro ScoutCam™ 1.2, which to the best of the company's knowledge, is the smallest in the world. micro ScoutCam technology features optic and illumination solutions, micro sensors and high-end DSP video processors that can be tailored for both medical and industrial applications. Customization and seamless integration is at the forefront of the micro ScoutCam portfolio's design. All micro ScoutCam cameras are manufactured at Medigus' facilities, in a controlled environment, ISO 7 per the ISO 14644-1 Standard and 9001 for Quality Management System.

About Medigus

Medigus is a medical device company specializing in developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and highly innovative imaging solutions. Medigus is a pioneer developer of a unique proprietary endoscopic device, the MUSE™ system, to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), one of the most common chronic diseases in the western world. As an expert in micro-endoscopic devices, Medigus has developed a range of micro CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) and CCD (charge-coupled device) video cameras, including micro ScoutCam™ 1.2, which the company believes is the smallest in the world. These innovative cameras are suitable for both medical and industrial applications. The MUSE system incorporates Medigus' revolutionary micro ScoutCam technology. Based on its proprietary technologies, Medigus designs and manufactures endoscopy and micro camera systems for partner companies, including major players in the medical and industrial fields. The company is committed to providing integrated solutions to meet all of its customer's imaging needs. Medigus is traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market and the TASE (Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange). To learn more about the company's advanced technology, please visit www.medigus.com or www.microscoutcam.com.

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CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Chantal Beaudry / Carrie Yamond Lazar Partners Ltd. 212-867-1762 cbeaudry@lazarpartners.com cyamond@lazarpartners.com INVESTOR RELATIONS: Miri Segal-Scharia Hayden/ MS-IR LLC 917-607-8654 msegal@ms-ir.com

Source:Medigus Ltd.