Tessella and Definiens partnership delivers a seamless service for large-scale integration of image intelligence technology into the enterprise infrastructure of major pharmaceutical companies.
Munich, Germany/Oxford, UK | January 13, 2009, Definiens, the number one Enterprise Image Intelligence® company, has formed a systems integration partnership with Tessella, the information technology and consulting services company selected by R&D, science and engineering leaders for business-critical assignments. Under the terms of the agreement, Definiens will train Tessella consultants to deploy and integrate Definiens image analysis technology into the IT infrastructures of large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
Definiens’ image analysis software is built on the company’s proprietary Definiens Cognition Network Technology®, which emulates human cognitive processes to extract intelligence from images. Tessella’s consultants will receive advanced training in Definiens XD, the company’s new platform for multidimensional image analysis. Tessella’s experts will develop new rule sets and applications for the seamless integration of Definiens technology across their clients’ IT infrastructure, and will provide on-site support and troubleshooting services. Tessella will also independently market software incorporating Definiens technology.
“Tessella aims to provide the best solution to our clients’ complex problems,” said Lawrence Hopkins, Associate Director at Tessella. “Definiens is clearly leading the image analysis field and we are delighted to be able to bring our clients two “best of breeds” in one solution – Definiens’ leading edge, innovative image analysis software and Tessella’s understanding of the underlying science being carried out by our clients and our excellent project delivery reputation.”
Tessella’s extensive network of consultants will accelerate the enterprise-wide integration of Definiens technology, as well as providing embedded support services to Definiens’ existing and future clients.
“Partnering with Tessella will enable our technology to be seamlessly implemented across large-scale enterprises,” said Manfred Voglmaier, Vice President of Business Development for Definiens’ Life Science division. “The partnership will expand our access to new markets and allow us to pursue larger clients for our premiere imaging analysis technology.”
Definiens in Life Sciences
Definiens supports Life Science organizations by automating image analysis on an enterprise level, from drug discovery to diagnostics. Its image analysis software enables pharmaceutical and biomedical companies to interpret vast numbers of digital images accurately and consistently. Definiens applications improve the measurement of cell assays, the examination of tissue samples and the interpretation of non-invasive imaging, helping organizations to advance translational research and personalized medicine.
Definiens is the number one Enterprise Image Intelligence® company for analyzing and interpreting images on every scale, from microscopic cell structures to satellite images. The Definiens Cognition Network Technology®, developed by Nobel Laureate Prof. Gerd Binnig and his team, is an advanced and robust context-based technology designed to fulfill the image analysis requirements of the Medical, Life Science, and Earth Science markets. The technology is modeled on the powerful human cognitive perception processes to extract intelligence from images. Definiens provides organizations with faster image analysis results, allowing deeper insights enabling better business decisions. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has offices in the United States. Further information is available at www.definiens.com.
For decades, Tessella has been successfully delivering IT and consulting services to world leaders in R&D, science and engineering. Through the application of scientific methods and rigorous quality procedures, we enable clients in life sciences, energy, the public sector, and consumer industries to achieve a wide range of objectives, including, forecasting floods, developing fusion power, enhancing military sensor capability, improving drug discovery and development efficiency, and reducing risk to health and the environment in the extraction and production of oil and gas. With offices in Europe and North America, global companies rely on Tessella for business critical assignments.
Further information is available at www.tessella.com
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