Custom Programming

As part of our commitment to excellence in lab imaging, MIS offers custom software development services to our clients. Many laboratories use our software development skills to implement specific customizations of imaging features or workflow, to meet special user needs.  We can also take client specifications to create new programs from the ground up as a software solution to a lab’s imaging, analysis, or communication needs.  If your interested in discussing a unique application, just Contact Us and we’ll respond promptly.

If your laboratory has a need for software or systems integration of hardware and software that is not satisfied by an off-the-shelf product, we can build it for you! In some cases this might mean a slight alteration or addition to our comprehensive PAX-it software features, and in other cases it might mean building a whole new application from scratch, including custom hardware, integrated off-the-shelf products, and custom programming for controlling the system. In any case we just need a specification of the desired goal, and we will be glad to quote a competitively priced package that includes a detailed proposal for your approval, the code-writing itself, and testing.

PAX-it Scripting is available as an add-on module to any PAX-it license, and is included as part of the PAX-it! Motorized Microscope Stage Module.

Below is a partial listing of some software projects that have been custom contracted through MIS, Inc:

HoneywellSpecialized Image Analysis routine to detect specialty objects in images, and filter the detected objects based on shape and size.
SolecRoutine designed to automatically detect the number of wafers in a stack for production QC.
Glaxo SmithKlineCreation of software bridge between PAX-it and a non-standard LIMS, to allow sharing of data between systems.
Suvast ChinaSpecialized version of Dendrite Arm Spacing measurement, aka “Secondary Dendrite Arm Spacing”.  High-tech alloy manufacturing facility.
Major Global Semiconductor Mfr.Developed custom PAX-it and PAXcam work flow for integration to international semiconductor production company’s internal databases at worldwide installations.
Fortune 500 Tire Mfr.
Designed unique progression of dimension reads & documentation that analyzes & documents a large volume of tire features, tied in with a common reporting application. This incorporates automated tread ratio detection. Systems implemented worldwide at many locations.
Major Global Semiconductor Mfr.Developed custom PAX-it and PAXcam work flow for integration to international semiconductor production company’s internal databases.
ST MicroFashioned PAX-it to include networked wafer analysis operation. Created personalized software handling for enhanced reviewer execution.
Major Hard Drive Mfr.
Implemented custom drivers & scripting techniques to manage mechanical stage control & photo databasing procedures.
Wil ResearchCreation of specialized image importing routines.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)Design of imaging workstations for teledermatology applications, including custom workflow for navigating through cases and entering diagnoses through online data forms. Comparison of multiple reader data for consensus and the resolution of differences, and design of data transfer routine to remote central location.
Major US Auto aftermarket Parts Supplier (name withheld per contract)Specialized imaging application to automatically read high security keys based on key outlines, for setting key cutting machines.
Lake West HospitalCustomization of PAX-it for specialized image exporting routines.
Anatomical Pathology Provider
Unique software design for acquisition, diagnostic review, & documentation including microscopic photographs for pathology departments.
CRGSpecialized importing routine to convert data from a defunct image management system into the PAX-it format.

[PAX-it] is the best system out in the Metallurgy and Materials Science world I ever used. I had to use another system made overseas when I was at my old company and never liked it. ...All diehard metallurgists like PAX-it!

- Fortune 500 Customer

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