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PITTSBURGH, PA (May 13, 2013) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science,
today introduced Thermo Scientific HCS Studio Software, a suite of high-content imaging and analysis
applications offering researchers the ability to easily and quickly interact with and analyze cell images and
Based on 16 years of experience developing high content solutions combined with customer feedback,
the HCS Studio Software delivers a sophisticated analysis tool with built-in intelligence and enhanced
usability to analyze multiple parameters simultaneously. Simple-to-use tools, including icon-driven
interfaces, step-by-step workflows and a desktop navigator, enable researchers to gain more knowledge
about their cells.
“Our new HCS Studio offers a suite of software applications simple enough for the high-content novice,
but with the power necessary for the advanced high content user,” said Audra Ziegenfuss, technical
product manager, cellular imaging and analysis, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “We are providing customers
with an important tool combining intelligence with the ability to rapidly generate data reliably and
repeatedly so scientists can feel confident in their experimental conclusions.”
The HCS Studio software is the first high-content software to feature an integrated, automated plate
handling capability, enabling the Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS Plate Mover to be used in conjunction with
either the Thermo Scientific ArrayScan XTI High Content Analysis (HCA) Reader or the Thermo Scientific
CellInsight NXT High Content Screening (HCS) Platform. This simple and automated simple plate
handling capability delivers the right-sized solution for high-content users who do not need plate
scheduling, but rather straight-forward movement of plates from stacks to stage.
For more information on the range of the Thermo Scientific cell analysis product family, visit
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our
customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $13 billion, we have 39,000
employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical
diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental
and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands,
Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of
innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations
management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges,
improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com.
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