February 16, 2018, WINOOSKI VT, USA — BioTek makes it even easier for laboratories to transition into automated digital microscopy with the new, fully integrated Lionheart™ LX Automated Microscope. The affordable and compact Lionheart LX offers high contrast brightfield, color brightfield and fluorescence imaging with up to 100x air and oil immersion magnification. Users can automatically image microplates, slides, cell culture dishes and flasks with ease.
Gen5™ Microplate Reader and Imager Software controls Lionheart LX. Together they enable Augmented Microscopy™ for fully automated image capture, processing and analysis. User-friendly automated features include autofocus, auto exposure and auto-LED intensity, and the ocular-free hardware eliminates the ergonomic risk factors of manual methods. Gen5 software offers advanced image analysis, and the LED filter cubes and objectives are easily and quickly changed according to user needs.
Lionheart LX is suited for a broad range of applications including slide scanning, cell population count and analysis, and intracellular detail analysis. For added convenience, a quick analyze feature provides instant cell count and confluence measurements from the live camera feed, prior to image capture.
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation. Our comprehensive product line includes cell imaging systems, microplate readers, washers, dispensers, automated incubators, stackers and pipetting systems. These products enable life science research by providing high performance, cost-effective analysis and quantification of biomolecules, biomolecular interactions and cellular structure and function across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations.