Cellular Imaging Systems

High-content imaging and analysis solutions, ranging from automated digital microscopy to high-throughput confocal imaging systems with water immersion objectives and proprietary spinning disk technology

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An end-to-end solution for high-content imaging and analysis

Our systems for high-content imaging (HCI) and high-content analysis (HCA) provide flexible scalability making it easy to evolve your system alongside your research. They feature options and modules to address your specific research including objectives, filters, imaging modes, and environmental conditions. All our systems support a wide range of applications, increased throughput, and streamlined workflows.

Capture a diverse range of samples

Image live cells, stem cells, plants, tissue slices, whole organisms, and complex 3D matrices. The modularity and scalability of our platforms provide assurance that your system is a sound investment.

Analyze more data

Our industry-leading software solutions include powerful and elegant tools for imaging and analysis and offer flexibility and scalability.

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Our selection of imaging modes, application modules, analytics, and options for live-cell imaging combine to address hundreds of cell-based assays.


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ImageXpress HCI system comparison

ImageXpress high-content imaging
(HCI) technology

ImageXpress Confocal HT.ai system

Powerful multi-laser light sources, a deep tissue penetrating confocal disk module, water immersion objectives and modern machine learning analysis software

  • Ideal for highly-complex cell-based and 3D assays
  • Seven-channel high-intensity lasers generating brighter images with higher signal-to-background
  • Spinning confocal disk technology for deeper tissue penetration, resulting in sharper images with improved resolution
  • Water immersion objectives offering quadruple the signal at lower exposure times for greater sensitivity and image clarity without sacrificing speed
  • Optional IN Carta software, leveraging intuitive, modern machine learning

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ImageXpress Confocal HT.ai

ImageXpress Micro Confocal system

High-content confocal imaging solution with proprietary spinning disk technology and water objective options

  • Ideal for 3D organoid and spheroid imaging
  • Proprietary AgileOptix™ spinning disk technology
  • QuickID reduces image acquisition time and data storage requirements
  • Water immersion objectives enhance resolution, sensitivity and throughput of complex
    3D assays
  • Lasers and deep tissue confocal disk provide deeper penetration into 3D samples
  • 3D volumetric analysis

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ImageXpress Micro 4

ImageXpress Micro 4 system

Configurable, high-throughput widefield imaging for fast biological processes

  • Ideal for high-throughput screening, time-lapse imaging (from calcium assays to
    multi-day subcellular assays) and intracellular yeast assays
  • Multiple imaging modes, including fluorescence, phase contrast, and brightfield
  • >3 log dynamic range intensity detection
  • QuickID reduces image acquisition time and data storage requirements
  • Environmental control option for live cell assays and fast kinetic studies
  • Field upgradeable to confocal

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ImageXpress Micro 4

ImageXpress Nano

Fluorescence imaging, widefield platform for common biological assays

  • Ideal for phagocytosis, mitotoxicity, autophagy, and cell differentiation
  • Label-free brightfield imaging mode
  • Up to five fluorescent filters can be installed, enabling multi-channel fluorescent and transmitted light imaging in one experiment
  • High-speed autofocus
  • Environmental control option for multi-day time lapse and live cell assays

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ImageXpress Nano

ImageXpress Pico system

Digital microscopy with automated brightfield, fluorescence, and real-time deconvolution imaging

  • Ideal for cell counting, transfection efficiency, and cell health assays
  • 25+ preconfigured application protocols
  • 3D z-stack acquisition
  • On-the-fly analysis
  • Environmental control for live cell assays
  • Access data from a browser— anytime, anywhere
  • Optional Digital Confocal on-the-fly 2D deconvolution

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ImageXpress Pico Automated Cell Imaging System

High-content image acquisition and analysis software

StratoMineR Advanced Cloud-Based Analytics

An intuitive and powerful platform for phenotypic profiling

StratoMineR Advanced Cloud-Based Analytics

Powerful and intuitive workflows allow users to import high-content imaging data directly into StratoMineR where it is used to generate rich, interactive visualizations using advanced data mining methods. When used with IN Carta Image Analysis Software, it provides robust, quantitative results from complex biological images and datasets utilizing advanced AI technology. Use all of your high-content data to discover, characterize, and analyze phenotypes.

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MetaXpress software for ImageXpress high-content imaging systems

Multi-level analysis tools for a wide range of applications

Introducing the MetaXpress 3D Analysis Toolkit
  • Meet high throughput requirements with a scalable, streamlined workflow
  • Adapt your analysis tools to tackle your toughest problems, including 3D analysis
  • Schedule automatic data transfer between third-party hardware sources and secure database
  • Set up hundreds of routinely used HCS assays using MetaXpress software modules
  • Export data to IN Carta software, leveraging intuitive, modern machine learning

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Enhance your imaging systems

With a variety of optional features and configurations for our high-content imaging systems, you can design a system to enhance your imaging capabilities. Our optional features enable access to a wider breadth of assays, additional capabilities for scaling basic and complex assays, and the ability to capture more physiologically-relevant cellular insights.

environmental control


automated analysis


Transmitted Light Imaging


phase contrast


On Board Robotic Fluidics


Integrated, analysis software utilizes preconfigured protocols to expedite acquisition and analysis.
big spectra

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Customization and Automation

Partner with our team of scientists and engineers who can customize your instruments, as well as automate entire workflows to meet the specific needs of your assay, method, or protocol.

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