Modern Microscopy with the Web of Things: The OpenFlexure Microscope Software Stack

  title={Modern Microscopy with the Web of Things: The OpenFlexure Microscope Software Stack},
  author={Joel T. Collins and Joe Knapper and Julian Stirling and Samuel McDermott and Richard W. Bowman},
Automated and computerised control of scientific instrumentation is almost ubiquitous in the modern laboratory. Most instrumentation is controlled over decades old communication busses or is accessed via proprietary system libraries. This limits which languages and operating systems can be used to control instruments, and poses a significant problem when interfacing multiple instruments into the same experiment. Here we present the OpenFlexure Microscope software stack as an example of how a… 

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