The CD7 includes many different tools and modules for automating microscopy workflows including acquisition, image analysis and image processing tasks.
When loading the sample the carrier is automatically detected and calibratied. There are advanced tiling and positioning options and several autofocus strategies, including Definite Focus, software autofocus and support points. The Experiment Designer allows you to set up imaging using blocks with different aquisition parameters.
In addition, for even more advanced automation, the ZEN Blue has a concept called the Open Application Development (OAD), which includes several different automation tools where also external software can be used for scripting, processing and analysis.