Digitization of large samples like tissue sections is made easy with Metafer VSlide. Highest flexibility allows to combine various magnifications, contrasting methods, and color display modes. Click the image for more information.
The karyotyping system Ikaros combines an intuitive graphic user interface with a variety of powerful tools to provide highest flexibility and ease of use. Ikaros has been developed with focus on security, speed, and quality.
Isis is the professional tool for fluorescence imaging. Images with up to 12 color channels are easily captured, and many tools are provided for enhancing images. Click the image for more details.
Automated acquisition of metaphase images, fast, easy, and reliable: Metafer MSearch and AutoCapt are the ideal tools for any assay where rapid imaging of metaphases are required.
MetaCyte is an extremely versatile slide scanning system, which uses up to 250 imaging algorithms to obtain highest quality images in transmitted light or Brightfield.
The wide range of MetaSystems DNA probe kits includes chromosome paints for human, mice, CHO, and rat, multicolor FISH probe kits, multicolor chromosome banding kits (mBAND), and locus specific probe kits. Klick the image to access the probes catalogue.
The SlideFeeder x80 is the ideal add-on for any Metafer slide scanning system. With the SlideFeeder the capacity of Metafer is increased, and large experiments can be scanned completely unattended. Click the image for more details.
With the comprehensive MetaServer / MetaClient software bundle image data is organized in a very flexible and convenient way. Reporting, statistics, and archiving of cases are only a matter of a few clicks. Click the image for more details.
With offices in Germany, Hong Kong, Bangalore, and Boston, and with a wide network of partners in many other countries, MetaSystems serves a global market with professional imaging systems. Click the image to find MetaSytems partners in your region.
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Automated Evaluation of a Bladder Cancer Multiprobe-FISH Assay
"With the current report, we [...] share our experiences and describe the fundamental steps toward optimization of automated-spot counting using this complex, multitarget FISH assay. [...] The system was driven by Metafer 4.0 user-trainable software, consisting of MetaCyte and Isis modules [...], enabling cytogenetic investigations with various levels of automation. [...] The average difference between the rate of positive cells detected by manual and automated analysis was 3.20% (62.98%) and the correlation between the two data classes was strong (r = 0.9455). [...] In conclusion, it is possible to automate [...] evaluation using an adaptable, user-trainable system; diagnostic accuracy being generally comparable to manual analysis."
Automated Signal Pattern Evaluation of a Bladder Cancer Specific Multiprobe-FISH Assay Applying a User-Trainable Workstation.
Gabor Pajor et al., Microscopy Research and Technique (2012; epub. ahead of print) Read more ...