Aurora consolidates its position as universal native image format viewer for pathology

Aurora Interactive Ltd. is now supporting the Motic scanner image format. With this announcement, Aurora Interactive keeps expanding its universality and continues its commitment to native format pixel-for-pixel quality image transmission. The announcement was made at the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meeting.

Mr. Alex Lobozar, Head of Motic North America stated: “We recognized the added advantage of being compatible with Aurora’s mScope communications platform which is commonly used in more than eight countries”.

Mr. Pierre Le Fèvre, President and Chief Executive Officer for Aurora Interactive stated: “We are proud to support Motic’s format. Motic is the leading scanner manufacturer in China and a strong entry in the global affordable scanner market. Motic’s decision is a clear signal of the benefits of open architecture including increasing client choice and allowing the development of best of breed technologies. ”

Aurora and Motic will both be exhibiting at the USCAP 2010 annual meeting (March 20-26, Washington DC, USA), and invite interested parties to visit their respective exhibition booths for more information.

About Motic

Motic was created in 1988 as a hi-tech industrial enterprise specializing in the manufacturing of conventional compound microscopes. Owned by Speed Fair Co., Ltd., the company has grown into a global family consisting of Financial, Administration and International Marketing offices in Hong Kong together with Sales Offices in the United States, Canada, Germany and Spain. In early 1998, the company started to explore and develop the manufacture of digital microscopy solutions, digital imaging products and application software. This successful transition marked a milestone for the company turning Motic into one of the leading brand names in digital microscopy.