Citizen Science/Open Colony Counter Project

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'''Driving forces:'''
'''Driving forces:'''
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* to provide a open source hardware colony counter system
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* to provide an open source colony counter system
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* to ease access to quantitative equipment in biology
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* to ease access to quantitative equipment in Life Sciences
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* the design should be low-cost and it should provide easy connectivity with computer/robotic equipments
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* to deliver a low-cost / easy to reproduce design
'''Team:'''
'''Team:'''
* [[User:Vincent Rouilly| Vincent Rouilly]]  
* [[User:Vincent Rouilly| Vincent Rouilly]]  
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* (contact me if you are interested to help)
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* (get in touch if you are interested to contribute)
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==Specifications==
==Specifications==
* Open source design
* Open source design
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* Imaging device: USB Webcam-based
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* Image acquisition device: USB Webcam-based
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* Light source: white LEDs
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* Light sources: white LEDs
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* Image processing: OpenCV library-based
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* Image processing engine: OpenCV library-based
* Calibration Mode / Automatic Mode
* Calibration Mode / Automatic Mode
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* Colony Counting / Colony Picking (when interfaced with a robotic handler platform)
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* Colony Counting mode / Colony Picking mode (if interfaced with a robotic platform)

Revision as of 13:36, 27 July 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

  • 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)
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