Panoptiq, an Interactive Digital Slide Imaging Tool – What is it?
The Panoptiq system begins with a manually driven standard microscope. By adding a camera and computer with the Panoptiq software to the microscope, it will create a whole new way to view and share pathology slides. The Panoptiq system allows to create panoramic images of the slide in real-time at extremely high resolution with any objective, even a 100x oil objective.
Observe and build a panoramic image on the fly . Build a larger field of view of the tissue sample under microscopic observation by merely navigating the slide with a manual stage. Normally, the tissue sample is observed through a small field of view under the microscope. In contrast, Panoptiq captures the fields of view as the specialist observe the tissue sample and automatically stitches them “on the fly” into one panoramic image. At any time, the user can navigate and save the panoramic image on the computer through the user-friendly interface. Sharing and remote desktop software allows live viewing of the panoramic image for live consultations, tumor boards, and education.
Refocus the Image
Detect an out-of-focus portion in the panoramic image? Just return to that portion of the slide and readjust the focus o the microscope the Panoptiq software automatically detects a better focus and replaces the out-of-focus portion with the refocused view. The Panoptiq system preserves the best focus achieved on the panoramic image, even if the slide is observed again at a sub-optimal focus.
The Panoptiq system includes a high performance computer, high resolution CCD Camera, and the Panoptiq software. System setup is simple. The system can be installed and ready to go within 15 minutes. Extended warranty and support packages are available. Representatives from ViewsIQ’s distributors, Innovative Imaging Concepts and Quorum Technologies, will also be available to answer questions.
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