Laboratory systems, information technology

Definiens launches new image intelligence suite for life science image analysis

31 July 2007

Munich, Germany. Definiens has launched its Enterprise Image Intelligence Suite 7, the latest version its image analysis platform for life science organizations.

The suite includes Definiens Data Management, which is designed to intelligently manage all image analysis related data on an enterprise level. A central repository automatically stores ruleware and any types of image analysis results and statistics.

The wealth of image information gathered in the various phases of the drug development process can now be integrated across and exchanged within the entire organization. It provides professionals with the best intelligence on which to base better business decisions.

Powerful and flexible search capabilities quickly locate information, workspaces, projects, results and ruleware while user-defined queries can be saved to enable common retrieval tasks to be reused and automated. Users can also add metadata to better describe objects and perform related searches. Analysis results can be connected to other contextual information using common informatics tools.

In addition to its advanced Data Management capabilities, the Definiens Enterprise Image Intelligence Suite 7 includes the following enhancements:

  • faster image analysis results through improved viewing and visualization tools;
  • easy creation of new image analysis applications: the new graphical environment is tailored to needs of scientists, pathologists and users without programming experience, enabling them to configure their own applications;
  • simplified management with a new web-based administrator; and
  • full integration capabilities across the enterprise leverage existing investments.

“We provide biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies with a technology that helps them to rapidly analyze and interpret cellular, tissue or whole-body images. Definiens Data Management enables a single view of all the knowledge obtained in image analysis processes. With our new platform, Definiens takes business decision support to a new level,” commented Dr. Wolfgang Rencken, Executive Vice President Technology and Products at Definiens.

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