ZEISS expands its portfolio of microscope cameras

Four new ZEISS Axiocam models are introduced for light microscopy applications

Jena/Germany, Chicago/USA, | 22 October 2019 | ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions

ZEISS introduces four new high-quality CMOS cameras for digital imaging in light microscopy. These cameras complete the portfolio of proven ZEISS Axiocam models which stand for excellent performance in demanding microscopy applications. The microscope cameras ZEISS Axiocam 705 color and 712 color deliver the best possible image quality for histology, pathology or material research and analysis, thanks to excellent color rendition and greatly improved dynamic range. ZEISS Axiocam 705 mono and 712 mono are ideal for demanding fluorescence live-cell imaging with fast frame rates and high dynamic range. Also, their extended near-IR sensitivity allows for deeper insights into sample structures.

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ZEISS Axiocam 712 color on ZEISS Axio Imager 2

New high-quality sensors are boosting the cameras’ performance

Demanding microscopy applications call for a combination of excellent contrast, resolution, dynamic range, sensitivity and readout speed. In all these aspects, the performance of the four new ZEISS Axiocam microscope cameras benefits greatly from their new high-quality CMOS sensors. Small 3.45 µm pixels and low noise levels in combination with the fast USB 3.0 platform enable researchers to carry out extremely fast imaging experiments while maintaining excellent signal quality. Also, the new cameras’ global shutter architecture allows capturing dynamic samples without creating motion artifacts.

ZEISS Axiocam 705 mono and ZEISS Axiocam 705 color are 5-megapixel cameras optimized for fast speed and high dynamic range. ZEISS Axiocam 712 mono and ZEISS Axiocam 712 color are ideal for the acquisition of large samples with 12 megapixels, thereby greatly reducing the need for stitching.

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Mouth region of a mouse embryo section. Azan trichrome staining. Acquired with ZEISS Plan-Apochromat 63x/1.4 oil immersion objective.
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ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions
Phone: +49 3641 64-3949
vybhav .sinha @zeiss .com

About ZEISS

ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling more than 5.8 billion euros in its four segments Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (status: 30 September 2018).

For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future far beyond the optics and optoelectronics industries. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership.

With approximately 30,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 60 of its own sales and service companies, more than 30 production sites and around 25 development sites. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl Zeiss AG.

Further information at www.zeiss.com

ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions

ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions is the world's only one-stop manufacturer of light, electron, X-ray and ion microscope systems and offers solutions for correlative microscopy. The portfolio comprises of products and services for life sciences, materials and industrial research, as well as education and clinical practice. The unit is headquartered in Jena. Additional production and development sites are located in Oberkochen and Munich, as well as in Cambridge in the UK and Pleasanton, CA in the USA. ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

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Vaibhav Sinha
ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions
Phone: +49 3641 64-3949
vybhav .sinha @zeiss .com

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