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Photometrics Demonstrates Evolve Camera at Association of Cell Biology

Photometrics, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance CCD and EMCCD cameras for the life sciences, showcases its revolutionary Evolve camera and innovative, online scientific imaging calculators, tools and videos center at the Association of Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting, booth 548.

Evolve EMCCD Camera

At the exhibition, experienced Photometrics representatives will demonstrate how the Evolve camera enables scientists to truly achieve reproducible, quantitative imaging data by measuring that data in absolute units--the photoelectron.

EMCCD as well as CCD cameras report imaging data in Analog-to-Digital Units, which are arbitrary. These ADUs (called “grey scale units” in Europe) are completely dependent on the camera’s gain settings, which vary between manufacturers and even camera to camera. In most cases, manufacturers do not measure or reveal these gain values at each setting (Photometrics has always provided this information with every camera purchased—a “certificate of performance” is provided with every camera purchased).

Because the measurement unit in scientific cameras is not standardized, researchers cannot reliably compare imaging data or reproduce their results between, or even within their own labs. The Evolve makes this possible.

Online Scientific Imaging Calculators, Tools & Videos

Photometrics is dedicated to advancing the speed of scientific discovery by delivering imaging innovations to the research community. The company has developed a series of online imaging calculators, tools and related whitepapers to help researchers streamline and quantify their imaging results. These online tools are available free of charge at Photometrics will demonstrate these tools at ASCB.

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