July 12, 2016

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Frost & Sullivan Applauds Optra’s Development of OptraSCAN™, a Cost-effective Precision Analytical Platform for the Digital Pathology Market
Optra is one of the few Digital Pathology system vendors that provides a complete solution required for the effective implementation of an automated digital pathology workflow

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — July 12, 2016 — Based on its recent analysis of the Digital Pathology market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes OptraSCANTM (Optra) with the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership. OptraSCAN has emerged a top contender in the digital pathology and telepathology market with its easy-to-use, high-quality, cloud-enabled, touchscreen-based digital pathology system with a cost around a fifth of competing systems, with a complimentary small footprint scanner and On-Demand solutions. Optra’s flagship system, OptraSCAN™, is a suite of digital pathology and telepathology solutions. It seamlessly integrates with its image management system to deliver outstanding connectivity, image reporting, case creation, and storage within the cloud.

Optra’s innovative solutions for digital collaboration and cloud-enablement comprise the OptraSCAN™, a cloud-enabled whole slide scanner, and its fully cloud-enabled integrated software and data management modules, CLOUDPathTM, Optra TELEPathTM, Optra ASSAYS™ and Optra IMAGEPath™. Together, these modules form a complete suite for transitioning from conventional microscopy to digital pathology.

“A fine-tuned combination of a strategic pricing model and technology innovation has helped Optra enable users to adopt an automated workflow that involves remote consultation, image management and analysis,” said Frost & Sullivan Senior Industry Analyst Divyaa Ravishankar.

“The need of the market and the goal of OptraSCAN’s On-Demand model, is to eliminate the barriers to digital pathology adoption. Providing traditional microscopy users access to cost effective digital pathology with a convenient workflow, will increase penetration in the market and ultimately improve patient care on a global scale,” said OptraSCAN CEO Abhi Gholap.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated uniqueness in developing and leveraging new technologies, which significantly impacts both the functionality and the customer value of new products and applications. The award lauds the high R&D spend towards innovation, its relevance to the industry, and the positive impact on brand perception.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

About Optra SCAN:
Optra Systems (www.optrasystems.com) for research-use-only, is the first On-Demand Digital Pathology system to provide a comprehensive, affordable Digital Pathology solution. OptraSCAN serves as a perfect tool for the transition from conventional microscopy to Digital Pathology for the effective acquisition of Whole Slide images, storage, viewing, analysis, sharing and management of digital slides and associated metadata. Focused on delivering fully integrated Digital Pathology solutions that maximize quality, efficiency and throughput of its customer’s pathology lab (at minimized cost), paired with a complimentary small-footprint Whole Slide Image viewer—OptraSCAN facilitates a complete Whole Slide Image solution system via an On-Demand pay-per-use program. Follow Optra on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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