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slide scanner

A scanner that is specialized for scanning 35mm slides and film negatives. The slide or film is inserted into a single slot in the machine or into a tray, which is inserted. Many flatbed scanners are also able to scan slides. See scanner and transparency adapter.


Slide Scanner
This Minolta DiMAGE 5400 scanner provides an optical resolution of 5,400 dpi for professional scans of multiple 35mm slides and film transparencies. (Image courtesy of Minolta Corporation.)
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When these slides are digitized by a whole slide scanner, additional variation can be introduced (eg, by digital white balance).
The manual microscope slide scanner - the size of a standard coffee flask - magnifies children's blood samples 1,000 times and significantly enhances picture quality by highlighting abnormal white blood cells.
The company said the VENTANA DP 200 slide scanner's unique, tray-based design enables no-touch slide processing for reduced workflow errors as well as produces excellent image quality and reliability.
I considered buying a slide scanner, but the low cost high quality and standardization of Photo CD scans sold me.
For this we used a Mikrotek 1850 slide scanner. Local service bureaus, companies that specialize in graphics support of today's desktop publishing, can also do this for you.
For example, a sample whole slide image acquired at X40 by the Aperio Scanscope whole slide scanner is accompanied by the same image downsampled at X10, X2.5, and X1.25, as well as a thumbnail image that represents the entire tissue fit within a ~1-megapixel frame.
M2 PHARMA-March 27, 2018-Roche unveils VENTANA DP 200 slide scanner for digital pathology
Omnyx(TM) VL4 Whole Slide Scanner created the 500 digital slide images used for the conference and participants will use 18 Omnyx(TM) Pathologist Workstations to organize and review them.
The ScanScope is an innovative microscope slide scanner that for the first time makes it practical to digitize entire slides, creating a virtual slide environment for automated microscopic inspection in pathology, cytology, hematology and related fields.
Contract notice: Digital slide scanner with image analysis software
Philips lntelliSite Pathology Solution is an automated digital pathology image creation, management and analysis system comprised of an ultra-fast pathology slide scanner, an image management system and case viewer.