VISTA, Calif. and MUNICH, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperio, the global leader in providing digital pathology solutions that improve patient care, and Definiens, the leading Health Image Intelligence™ company, today announced a partnership in which Aperio will market Definiens Tissue Studio™, the company's leading image analysis software for quantitative digital pathology, on a worldwide, non-exclusive basis.
Image analysis is a cutting-edge capability that provides automated quantitative analytical techniques to help pathologists interpret pathology slides, which informs treatment decisions and improves patient care.
Definiens Tissue Studio will be integrated into Aperio's applications framework and accessible through its Spectrum™ information management system to expand the existing suite of image analysis tools that include Area Quantification, Cell Quantification, Microvessel Analysis, Rare Event Detection and Genie Histology Pattern Recognition. The Spectrum system includes viewing tools and enables the execution of analysis applications in a geographically distributed environment for maximum throughput.
"This alliance furthers our ability to significantly improve intra- and inter-observer agreement and patient care by providing the most scalable and highest performance digital pathology solutions available," said Dirk G. Soenksen, CEO of Aperio. "We are excited that Definiens recognizes the value of leveraging their leading image analysis software on the industry's most robust digit
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