Our facility together with several departments of the SCIMED faculty was able to acquire licenses for Thermo Fisher’s 3D visualisation and image analysis software.
While Avizo is destined more for applications in the field of material sciences, Amira is targeted towards life sciences. The software also allows for third party extensions. A curated collection of such extensions is hosted by provider itself.
This type of software is particularly useful for very large datasets (big, possibly time-resolved volumes). This type of task also has high requirements concerning computer hardware. Therefore we installed in on our best image processing workstation at this time. This computer is bookable like a normal instrument.