Citizen Science/Open Colony Counter Project

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==Specifications==
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===Features===
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* General
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** bacterial colonies or DAPI stained mammalian cells
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* Image processing-related
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** Colony count in less than 3 seconds.
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* Open source design
* Open source design
* Image acquisition device: USB Webcam-based
* Image acquisition device: USB Webcam-based
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* Colony Counting mode / Colony Picking mode (if interfaced with a robotic platform)
* Colony Counting mode / Colony Picking mode (if interfaced with a robotic platform)
* Lab automation friendly design
* Lab automation friendly design
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===Optional Features===
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===Requirements===

Revision as of 08:56, 1 August 2010

Open Colony Counter Project

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Driving forces:

  • to provide an open source colony counter system
  • to ease access to quantitative equipment in Life Sciences
  • to deliver a low-cost / easy to reproduce design

Team:

Synthetic Biology Foundations Prism

Specifications

Features

  • General
    • bacterial colonies or DAPI stained mammalian cells
  • Image processing-related
    • Colony count in less than 3 seconds.
  • Open source design
  • Image acquisition device: USB Webcam-based
  • Light sources: white LEDs
  • Image processing engine: OpenCV library-based
  • Calibration Mode / Automatic Mode
  • Colony Counting mode / Colony Picking mode (if interfaced with a robotic platform)
  • Lab automation friendly design

Optional Features

===Requirements===
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