What is digital


Digital pathology, which can also be referred to as virtual microscopy, involves the capturing, managing, analyzing and interpreting of digital information from a glass slide.

The process involves glass slides and converting these to digital pathology slides using digital pathology scanning solutions. A digital slide image file is then generated which allows for high resolution viewing, interpretation and image analysis of digital pathology slides.


By leveraging the value of digital pathology imaging, we are delivering on a vision of precision medicine.

The digital pathology market

Growth in digital pathology imaging solutions has totally transformed how laboratories manage and interpret glass slides, with analysis and interpretation of histological images now conducted on a computer screen.

Gaining momentum globally, digital pathology is being used across health and pharmaceutical sectors, education and contract research organizations. With wide ranging applications the realized benefits of this sophisticated technology have encouraged high growth in the market for digital pathology solutions, which by 2020 is estimated to be worth $5.7 billion 1.1.

Where do we fit in?

As market leaders in digital pathology workflow software serving over 40,000 users worldwide, our reach spans many sectors and application areas.

Our deep expertise in web-enabled workflow, case management, research collaboration and cellular image analysis software convinces us that these tools can enhance pathology in a variety of critical areas.

Our software tools are enhancing precision in molecular research, accelerating biomarker discovery, supporting international studies through web-based collaboration, allowing remote pathology review and reporting from anywhere in the world and driving up quality standards in pathology based education and discovery.

By transforming the digital pathology landscape, we’re able to accelerate progress on the research that matters impacting billions of people globally.

1.1 –Allied Market Research.. (2016). Digital Pathology Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast 2012 – 2020. Available: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/sites/default/files/testing_times_to_come_nov_16_

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