Quorum Technologies and Indica Labs bring next generation digital pathology image analysis to Canada

| April 15, 2013

Guelph, Ontario April 15, 2013  Quorum Technologies  is pleased to announce a new partnership with Indica Labs to represent their next generation image analysis products in Canada.  HALOTM, Indica Labs’ flagship software platform, is designed to be the fastest, most scalable, user-friendly image analysis software for digital pathology applications.  The platform features Indica’s large portfolio of morphometric and colorimetric analysis tools for neuroscience, metabolism, oncology, and toxicological pathology.

halo-screen1-130HALOTM provides cell-by-cell results, making it ideally suited for quantification of cell-based immunohistochemistry (IHC) and In Situ Hybridization (ISH) assays.  Analysis can be performed across large studies of whole slide images, or on single field-of-view images. HALO’s modular design supports both affordable, small-scale, desktop environments and high-throughput, multi-node, networked environments.

“Image analysis is a key component for digital pathology” says John Arbuckle, President of Quorum Technologies. “Indica Labs’ extensive portfolio of algorithms, and their platform agnostic solution is a great addition to our digital pathology product line, and continues Quorum’s commitment to provide leading-edge solutions to our research and clinical customers in Canada.”

Steven Hashagen, Indica CEO added, “We are excited about the impact Quorum will have on the continued adoption of our HALO™ image analysis platform.  Quorum has a long and successful history of delivering advanced digital pathology systems in Canada and a deep understanding of what the ideal image analysis software needs to deliver.”

About Quorum Technologies Inc.

Quorum Technologies Inc. is a private, Canadian owned enterprise located in Guelph, Ontario.  The company develops and integrates scientific instruments and is the largest independent provider of microscope based imaging systems in Canada.  Quorum is a leader in advanced Live Cell Imaging platforms and Digital Pathology solutions and holds over half a dozen patents with several others in process.  Having introduced Digital Pathology to Canada in 2005, Quorum continues to be a pioneer in the field with a installed base of over 50 digital slide scanning systems in major Canadian hospitals and medical research laboratories.  Through its technology transfer relationships with Canadian universities, Quorum is helping to bring new innovative technologies to market for use in preclinical research, drug development and personalized medicine.  For more information about Quorum Technologies Inc., please visit:  www.quorumtechnologies.com.

About Indica Labs, Inc. 

Indica Labs provides software for quantitative evaluation of pathology images.   Indica’s HALO™ image analysis platform provides a unique combination of precision, performance, scalability, and usability.  Indica’s broad range of industry leading tissue-specific image analysis algorithms can be used in a variety of truly integrated digital pathology environments, allowing pharmaceutical, healthcare, and research organizations worldwide to apply high-throughput image quantification in areas such as neuroscience, metabolism, oncology, toxicological pathology, and more.  For more information, please visit http://indicalab.com or contact info@indicalab.com.


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