What We Delivered

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Key Objectives

Objective Imaging specialise in digital pathology scanning solutions, high-speed microscope-based mosaic imaging and advanced automation controllers for micro-imaging and microscopy applications. The challenge was to design and develop the Glissando range of desktop slide scanners to provide a complete solution for medium to low capacity slide scanning with exceptional image quality and excellent price to performance. The scanners needed to be compact, both easy to use and easy to implement and offer direct scanning to a variety of standard formats.

Result

The Glissando Desktop Scanners provide exceptional whole slide image fidelity in a compact, reliable system with a simple and effective user interface. All scanners offer direct scanning to a variety of standard WSI formats, ensuring compatibility with WSI viewers, advanced digital pathology solutions and image analysis packages, as well as advanced features such as multiple Z-stack scanning modes and configurable tissue detection. Objective Imaging is now building on that success with a number of new products to extend the Glissando’s best-in-class performance into new application situations.

“We have worked with Design Edge for nearly 15 years now and have never failed to be impressed by their design ideas, professionalism and attention to detail. DesignEdge has the unique ability to combine sound and efficient engineering design solutions with imaginative and distinctive product appearance. Every aspect of their work is well informed, meticulously executed and always underpinned by their experience in the cost-effective transfer of design into the reality of production. We now regard DesignEdge as a critical and integral part of our company and our future success.”

Lee PayneTechnical Director, Objective Imaging Ltd
OBJECTIVE IMAGING DESKTOP SLIDE SCANNERS

High-speed microscope imaging

DesignEdge's unique ability to combine sound and efficient engineering design solutions with imaginative and distinctive product appearance has helped to deliver a game changing slide scanner product range. DesignEdge provided a full design services from the ground-up to develop the microscope-based Glissando scanning system. Working on all the mechanical and aesthetic aspects DesignEdge has delivered a design that is distinctive and meticulously detailed.

Fast scanning – exceptional design

DesignEdge has help develop a range of scanner products addressing medium and lower throughput slide scanning scenarios without compromising image quality or performance. Glissando Desktop Scanners provide exceptional whole slide image fidelity within a compact, reliable system that is both easy to use and easy to implement. 

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GLISSANDO POL

A high resolution scanner for high quality whole slide imaging, dual-purpose simple two-lever design switches between polarized light and high-fidelity brightfield.

GLISSANDO 20SL

A 20-slide or 10 mega slide autoloading scanner for medium capacity scenarios and digital pathology provides best-in-class brightfield scanning speed and exceptional image quality.

GLISSANDO

Desktop 2-slide high performance scanner delivers fast, high-quality whole slide image acquisition within a compact footprint and a simple, intuitive user interface for quick scanning of standard microscope slides.