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Frequently Asked Questions

I've seen a lot of imaging software. Why is Prometheus the answer? Prometheus is pure image analysis, not an afterthought of hardware control. Using standard data formats means it plays well with your other tools now and in the future. And the flexibility and extensibility of Prometheus through PythonŽ scripting and custom development mean you can use Prometheus for years to come without getting stuck at the end of a software's capability. With Prometheus, your research is unbound.

Can I integrate it with my exisiting imaging system? Yes. Prometheus does not have built-in control for imaging hardware or proprietary 3rd-party databases, but its standard file formats and built-in standard PythonŽ scripting interface make Prometheus an excellent dedicated component for integration into larger systems and workflows.

Does it do 3D or timelapse image analysis? Not yet. Prometheus currently only processes 2D images, and does it well. With its open data interface you could do 3D and time series tasks, but not with the nice visual interface you'd expect from the rest of the software. We plan to add these capabilities with an easy-to-use interface in the future as a natural extention of what we already do for 2D images. Stay tuned.

Can I get help with my analysis? Yes. As a Prometheus user you get free customer support and we're also available for custom development and consulting. See our support page for details and contact information. Plus, because Prometheus supports open standards such as tiff and csv files, PythonŽ scripting, and simple data array interfaces, you aren't limited in who can help you now or in the future. Your research will grow and Prometheus will grow with it.

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