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Hamamatsu and Definients partner on image analysis

21 October 2008



Photonics specialist Hamamatsu and image intelligence company Definiens have signed a partner agreement for the European market

Under the terms of the sales and marketing agreement, Hamamatsu and Definiens will integrate Definiens image analysis platforms - Definiens Enterprise Image Intelligence Suite and Definiens XD including Definiens TissueMap - with Hamamatsu's NanoZoomer Digital Pathology system (NDP), a product suite for virtual microscopy. The NanoZoomer scans tissue or cellular slides at remarkable speed and generates digital images with very high image quality. It creates digital slides which can be shared and viewed over a network. Definiens comprehensive image analysis platforms extract context-based information from any digital image in any dimension – be it 2D, 3D or 4D.

Both companies will offer active marketing and sales support including training and consultancy. In addition Definiens will provide application specialists and specific algorithms (rule set) development for Hamamatsu's customer base. 

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