Announcing Version 2018

Stereo Investigator Version 2018


The Redesigned Stereo Investigator 2018

With the new version of Stereo Investigator, scientists can collect unbiased stereology data with greater speed and efficiency.

The new, revamped user interface is:

  • Easy to Navigate – The ribbon bar design is task-oriented to make it easy to find what you need. A dynamic search bar and a quick access toolbar also aid productivity.
  • Better Organized– Frequently used tools are prominent and easy to access. Tools are grouped by their function, and advanced settings are easily accessible.
  • Cleaner and Simpler – The new user interface is modern and intuitive, making it easier to learn and to train new lab members.
  • Version 2018 also integrates with the latest microscopic imaging devices and computer hardware, so you can perform stereology with cutting-edge microscope technology.


New Performance Features

There are over a hundred exciting new features to go along with the new user interface, including:

  • Edit contours and markers in an interactive 3D environment 
  • Improves handling of big image data
  • An entire ribbon bar dedicated to publishing results

Watch This 2 Minute Video to Get Acquainted with the New User Interface 

Professional Technical Support

When you call us you will speak with a person - not an automated system. Talk to us about your hardware, software, or experimental design questions. Our team includes Ph.D. neuroscientists and experts in microscopy, stereology, neuron tracing, and image processing; ready to help you over the phone or online.

Customer Reviews

"We have used Stereo Investigator for over 10 years now. The service and technical support is always great and they keep adding new updates with more tools."
Paula Bickford, Ph.D.
University of South Florida
"We've used Stereo Investigator for 10+ years. The technical support is outstanding, and the company itself is highly responsive to their customers."
Glenn Rosen, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical Center
"We love the new user interface. It makes it much easier to find what you need, and it handles large images much better."
Stan Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan

How to Get Version 2018

If you have a current Software Upgrade and Support Subscription (SUSS), you will be able to download version 2018 when it's released in the coming weeks.

Unsure if your SUSS is current? Contact us at 802.288.9290 or

If your SUSS is expired, contact us for a quote to renew your SUSS.


Integration with Cutting-Edge Microscope Hardware

Version 2018 integrates with the latest microscopic imaging devices and computer hardware, so you can perform stereology with cutting-edge microscope technology.

We recommend our new Lumina HR camera - a fast, high-resolution camera that captures beautifully detailed images which look great on 4K monitors. Request a quote to upgrade your system hardware.

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Fully Integrated with Your Hardware

Stereo Investigator software drives motorized stages, cameras, filter wheels etc. to give you a seamless experience.

Customized and Scalable

Each system is customized to your research needs and scalable to fit your budget. Additional capabilities can be added with our imaging modules.


  • Intuitive and easy to use
  • Train new users faster
  • Collect data quicker and easier

Frequently Asked Questions

Version 2018 is a significant upgrade from previous versions of Stereo Investigator. Here is a compilation of the most commonly asked questions about version 2018.

Still Have Questions? Just Ask!