Software

Cytocam screenshot

Cytocam

All Elite and Vivid Micropix digital microscope cameras are supplied with our own image acquisition software, Cytocam. This software runs on 32 bit and 64 bit Windows 7 PCs (or better). Sadly, it is not yet not Mac compatible. Features include:

  • Simple and intuitive user interface.
  • Live image preview.
  • One-click, single image capture.
  • Auto / manual exposure.
  • Gain and Gamma control.
  • Auto / manual white balance with manual colour and saturation control.
  • Full screen live image mode.
  • Zoom into / out of live image for fine focusing.
  • Capture images in jpg or tiff format.
  • Save and quickly switch between two camera configuration user-sets.
  • Cytocam is modular so you only pay for the functionality that you require.
  • We currently offer three extra modules:

Annotation
Fluorescence
Image Comparison

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Annotation module:

  • Automatically calibrate the camera.
  • Add scale bars to images.
  • Measure straight lines.
  • Draw arrows, rectangles and circles.
  • Add text.
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Fluorescence module – for use with monochrome cameras.

  • Add blue, green and red colour to mono images.
  • Automatically save individual channel images and create a multi-channel composite image.
  • Overlay fluorescence images onto a phase contrast / DIC image.‚Äč
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Image comparison module

  • Display a live image from the microscope (always top left) with another image – dual mode – or three other images – quad mode.
  • A useful teaching tool to compare multiple images simutaneously.
  • Drag and drop images from thumbnails.
  • Load images taken on any microscope / camera.
  • Images stored in RAM so do not use up hard-disk space.
  • Option to save images if required.