FlowCam Cyano

FlowCam Cyano detects cyanobacteria, other algae, and particles in water samples. Using the organism’s fluorescent signature to differentiate cyanobacteria from other algae, VisualSpreadsheet® further classifies taxa through image analysis.

FlowCam Cyano provides a cost-effective, fast, and easy solution to monitor source water, reservoirs, and water treatment processes. A high throughput, semi-automated alternative to manual microscopy, FlowCam helps water utilities and other freshwater monitoring agencies reduce labor hours, save money on testing, and eliminate customer complaints.

Pictured here: mixed freshwater collage of water sample imaged with FlowCam Cyano, library of Anabaena images, library of Microcystis images

FlowCam Cyano Applications:

  • Detect and verify presence of cyanobacteria
  • Calculate biovolume
  • Calculate cell density (colonial and filamentous cyanobacteria included)
  • Determine when proactive water treatment is necessary

FlowCam Cyano Offers:

  • Dual channel fluorescence detection (phycocyanin and chlorophyll, high-sensitivity)
  • Ratiometric fluorescence (discriminate cyanobacteria from other algae)
  • More than 40 physical parameters measured for each particle, enabling quick and easy classification
  • Interactive, image-based analytical software VisualSpreadsheet
  • Speed and ease of use compared to traditional microscopy

Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc., manufactures industry-leading particle analysis instrumentation based on digital imaging technology. Our flagship product, FlowCam, is the first automated particle analysis instrument to use digital imaging for measuring size and shape of microscopic particles in a fluid medium. With applications in marine & freshwater research, biopharmaceutical research & development, municipal water, industrial manufacturing, and many other markets, Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies leads the way in imaging particle analysis.

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Learn how Flow Imaging Microscopy is transforming a variety of aquatic fields, including Drinking Water Monitoring, Oceanography, Algae Cultivation, and Aquaculture.

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Break down the process of monitoring cyanobacteria and nuisance algae into basic steps from field to lab.

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