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BioImagene to Integrate DMetrix Scanner with SIMS

NEW YORK, April 12 (GenomeWeb News) - DMetrix, a provider of glass slide digital imaging systems, will integrate its DX-40 scanner with the Scientific Image Management System from BioImagene, the firms said last week.


DMetrix, BioImagene, and IBM have already designed the first implementation of this combined system for the ArizonaCancerCenter, DMetrix said. This implementation can accommodate up to 33 terabytes of image data and manage more than 100,000 high-resolution images. It runs on IBM's eServer xSeries systems, IntelliStation Z Pro viewing workstations, and TotalStorage DS4000 disk system.


Michael Descour, president of DMetrix, said in a statement that the configuration designed for the ArizonaCancerCenter "serves as an outstanding template for any research environment that relies extensively on digital imagery."

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