What's New - NeuroInfo

NeuroInfo Version 2021.1.4

Released September 2021

New Features and Enhancements

  • Updated image processing and handling engines that greatly increase capabilities for image analysis and image loading and saving
  • Section registration to atlases now includes a section-spacing constraint to improve the registration of brain volumes
  • Additional AI classifiers are included

NeuroInfo 2021.1.3

Released April 2021

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Illumination correction that minimizes acquisition artifacts in fluorescent whole slide images
  • New deep learning classifiers for detecting pyramidal cells
  • Improved image loading, handling, and writing
  • Reporting and saving average and summed intensities in brain regions
  • Improved region editing in the 3D viewing window
  • Clearer progress reporting and filter strength utilization in the cell detection workflow interface
  • Faster and more stable connections to Biolucida slide servers from NeuroInfo
  • Improved section detection in whole slide images

NeuroInfo Version 2021.1.1

Released November 2020

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Automated cell detection capabilities have been expanded
    • Improvements to the speed and accuracy
    • Now includes neural-network classifiers for intelligent identification and couting of specific neuronal subtypes
  • A new, smart image background correction enables clear visualization and interpretation of compiled brain volumes
  • New high-performance imaging engine that reads, renders, and writes big microscopy image and trace data that speeds up to 5000x faster than previous versions

NeuroInfo Version 2020.1.1

Released November 2019

New Features and Enhancements:

  • New interface and methodology for registering series of sections through whole mouse brains
  • New technology for detecting cells in brain volumes and mapping cell coordinates to the Allen Atlas CCF for whole-brain screening of populations with objective anatomic specificity
  • Added ability to use a single section to influence the registration of other sections from the same brain
  • New tool for specifying cut orientation and spatial calibration correction for histological artifacts
  • Automated installation of the latest mouse brain atlas fom the Allen Institute

NeuroInfo Version 2019.1.1

Released April 2019

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Full specification of anatomic coordinates based on tissue cutting orientation
  • Support for Huron, HDF5, and bigTiff formants
  • Improved matching to the latest Allen Mouse Brain Atlas
  • BrainMaker workflow included; ability to save as external XMP
  • 3D automated cell detection improved speed and text number box included with the filter strength sliders
  • 3D contour tracing added
  • 3D marker placement added