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 and analyzing images. Upgrades for mFISH, mBAND, CGH, and telomere analysis are availalable.
Automated detection of metaphases, fast, easy, and reliable: Metafer MSearch is the ideal tool for any assay where rapid detection and sorting of metaphases are required.
MetaCyte is an extremely versatile slide scanning system, which uses up to 250 feature 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 patient and 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, Italy, Hong Kong, India, and the USA, 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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Detecting Spermatozoa in Forensic Samples
"Human spermatozoa detection remains a crucial part of the analyses performed by Search Technologists on sexual assault exhibits submitted to the forensic laboratory. [...] A comparison between the manual scoring and automated searches of human spermatozoa using Metafer following Sperm Hy-Liter™ staining indicated an excellent concordance (close to 100%) with manual spermatozoa counts [...]. The results of this study indicate that automated scoring of fluorescently stained human spermatozoa in mock sexual assault exhibits can be carried out reliably and reproducibly using welldeveloped classifiers for the MetaSystems Metafer image analysis software system."
Automated scoring of Sperm Hy-LiterTM-stained spermatozoa by the MetaSystems Metafer image analysis software system in sexual assault specimens.
A. De Moors and C.J. Frégeau, Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series 3 (2011) Read more ...