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scanner

 [skan´er]
1. a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically.
2. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr),
A device or instrument that scans.

scanner

(skăn′ər)
n.
1. An optical scanner.
2. A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.

scanner

[skan′ər]
Etymology: L, scandere, to climb
equipment used for making a digital representation of an original photographic image or printed material. See also scanning.

scanner

Imaging A popular term for a device used for various imaging procedures–eg, CT scanner Instrumentation A device that measures differences in chromatic or radioactive intensity on a 2-D matrix–eg, electropherogram or chromatogram, to quantify various substances

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr)
A device or instrument that scans.
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Again, pathology is a benefactor of the Moore law, not only because faster desktop computers allow us to sign out our cases faster, but also because the computers and servers that are connected to digital slide scanners are significantly more powerful, such that they can process more efficiently the high-level data stream as the slide is scanned and a large image file is stored.
The platform HISTIM (Histology, immunostaining, laser microdissection) of the Cochin Institute (INSERM U1016, CNRS UMR 8104, Universite Paris Descartes) wants to buy a slide scanner with software for the analysis and management of blades and a stainer for Immunohisto- blades and immunocytochemical chemistry.
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The FDA clearance includes all of the components of the VENTANA laboratory workflow solution including the company's BenchMark slide stainer, exclusive HER2 4B5, PR 1E2 and Ki-67 30-9 clones, detection systems, iScan slide scanner, and Virtuoso software.
DHMC will use iScan Coreo Au[TM] slide scanner and Virtuoso[TM] digital pathology application software to streamline laboratory workflow and enhance the Pathology Department's educational and residency programs.
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the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, announced today the iScan Coreo Au digital slide scanner and the newest version of Virtuoso software.