This model is more robust and more user friendly than earlier models. Most significantly it allows a scan of most of the area of a single glass slide. New single slide holder, with larger slide area able to be scanned. To promote use with a wider range of slide configurations this single slide holder allows almost all of the area of a conventional 75 mm x 25 mm slide to …Read More
NZ Engineering Excellence Award Winner
Veritaxa and Classifynder the Supreme Winner at the 2013 New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards. A digital microscope that grabbed the attention of United States border security authorities scooped the top prize at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards last night. The Classifynder, developed by researchers at Massey University, can analyse and classify microscopic particles without human assistance. It promises to cut down the time it takes to find the “proverbial needle …Read More
CSIRO use Classifynder
Above is an overview video by CSIRO on their use of the Classifynder.
Classifynder Award TV3 News
A digital microscope that grabbed the attention of United States border security authorities scooped the top prize at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards last night. The Classifynder, developed by researchers at Massey University, can analyse and classify microscopic particles without human assistance. Read more and view the video on TV3.co.nz
Classifynder Introduction Video
Above is our Classifynder introduction video with Dr. Kat Holt of Massey University.
Published Articles & Papers
These is our current collection of published articles and papers as downloadable PDF files: Holt and Bebbington (2014). Separating morphologically similar pollen types using basic shape features from digital images: a preliminary study Holt, K.A and Bennett, K.D (2014) Principles and methods for automated palynology Engineers Australia January 2014 AASP Newsletter Special Ed 2013 Engineering-Insight | Microclass-Article-2013 Lagerstrom et al 2013 CSIRO (using an early model Gen 3 prototype and …Read More
Classifynder – How it works
The poster and brochure below outline how the Classifynder system works: Classifynder A0 Poster Classifynder A4 Brochure, 2 pages
Classifynder Specification (NB: Specifications and components subject to change depending on component availability). Input voltage (AC) range 100-240V, 50/60Hz range, 1.4A Output voltage 24 volts, 3.75 Ampere, 90W X – Y axis travel 136.5 x 36.5mm, minimum step 0.625µm (1600 steps per mm). Z axis (focus controller) total travel 36.5mm, minimum step 0.312µm (3200steps per mm). Slide area scanned: Rectangular or square scan area formats: 10 by 10mm, 22 by …Read More
Classifynder PR Imagery
These images can be downloaded for use by the press. You must advise us of their intended use and when and where they’ll appear.
Lighting & lens upgrade schedule
We offer lighting and upgrade kits for prototype Gen 3 and Gen 3A Classifynder systems so as to bring these up to a common optical standard with later systems. Lighting and lens upgrade kits for Gen 3 prototypes: New custom LED lighting unit and controller New and improved darkfield stop New 40x Nikon dry objective for the high magnification camera. New lighting flare control hood for 4x low resolution camera …Read More