AID BacSpot Systems: Features

The AID BacSpot Robotic System as well as the AID BacSpot Reader System includes the following components:

Hardware related 

  • Physical separation of negative and positive plates according to user-defined counting thresholds
  • Two-sided run for real-time growth monitoring (optional in a 37°C chamber)
  • Up to 160 plates in one run (depending on plate sizes)
  • Time demand: max.. 350 plates per hour
  • Barcode reader


Software related 

  • Counting of pour-, surface inoculated- and spiral-plates
  • Seperation of negative and positive plates according to user-defined counting thresholds
  • Automatic and manual differentiation of colonies according to size, colour, shape and other parameters
  • Manual counting with Touchscreen technology
  • Grid removal algorithm on contact plates
  • Pre-and Post-incubation counting mode to facilitate removal of unwanted background objects
  • Sets of different algorithms (e.g. Staphylococcus auto recognition)
  • User definable counting rule generator and prefixed rules (e.g. APC-counting)
  • Integrated quality control module
  • User defined export to Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), MS Excel and txt-format
  • Import from external sources such as LIMS
  • Open-ended database
  • Three User level (Administrator, Advanced User, User)
  • Barcode generator tool, barcode reader
  • Laboratory customized result sheet display
  • Manually counting or fully automated counting
  • Software controlled and user specific Light-, Camera- and Count-settings
  • Validated for use in QC-labs
  • Software wizard to facilitate working
  • "Colony Counter" and "Zone sizer" software modules
  • Digital zooming
  • Original BacSpot™ real-time algorithms for precise colony recognition and counting
  • Count accurately even thousands of colonies
  • Plate history and audit trails
  • Fully compliant with FDA 21CFR part 11
  • Complies with GLP (Good Laboratory Practice)
  • And many more features.......

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