Imaging Software

NIS-Elements

  1. Overview
  2. Key Features
  3. Options
  4. NIS-Elements C-ER
  5. NIS-Elements HC
  6. Table of features

Features

Function AR BR D
Camera control
Microscope control
Nikon made peripheral control
Non-Nikon peripheral control ✓Option ✓Option ✓Option
Objective calibration
Capturing data savings (meta data)
LUT (look up table)
Histogram
Live image capturing
Time-lapse image capturing (T)
Z-series image capturing (Z)
Multichannel image capturing (λ)
Multipoint image capturing (MP)
Multidimensional image capturing up to 4D ✓Option
Multidimensional image capturing up to 6D ✓Option
Dark color scheme
Industrial simple GUI
AVI live-stream capturing
RAM capturing
HDR image capturing ✓Option ✓Option
Manual measurement
Intensity line profile
Intensity surface plot
Report generator
Time (intensity) measurement ✓Option
Auto measurement ✓Option
Image filtering ✓Limited ✓Limited
Binary ✓Limited ✓Option Limited
Macro ✓Limited ✓Limited
Object tracking ✓Option
Calcium and FRET ✓Option
Object classifier ✓Option
Extended depth of focus (EDF) ✓Option ✓Option ✓Option
Deconvolution (2D/3D) ✓Option
Database ✓Option ✓Option ✓Option
Interactive advanced macro ✓Option ✓Option
Live comparison ✓Option ✓Option
Cast iron
Grain size
RT acquisition (triggered) ✓Option ✓Option
Stimulation experiment ✓Option
TTL/Analog IO ✓Option ✓Option ✓Option
Filter particle analysis ✓Option ✓Option ✓Option
3D measurement ✓Option
Advanced tracking ✓Option
Wound healing - Conventional
Proliferation - Conventional
Count analysis - Conventional
Motility analysis - Conventional ✓Option
General analysis ✓Option
JOBS ✓Option
JOBS view ✓Option
High content analysis (HCA) template ✓Option
Remote DB for JOBS ✓Option
Illumination sequence ✓Option
Stage incubator control ✓Option
Dual camera support ✓Option
N-SIM analysis ✓Option
N-SIM offline analysis ✓Option
N-STORM analysis ✓Option
N-STORM offline analysis ✓Option

NIS-Elements Supported Devices (ver. 5.11 or later)

Nikon Cameras

  • DS-Ri2
  • DS-Qi2
  • DS-Fi3
  • CCU: DS-U3/L3
    (for camera head DS-Vi1/Fi1/Fi1c/ Qi1/Ri1/Fi2)
  • DQC-FS*2

Third-party Cameras

Photometrics
Evolve
QuantEM
CoolSNAP HQ2
CoolSNAP ES
CoolSNAP ES2
CoolSNAP EZ
CoolSNAP MYO/KINO
Cascade 128+*2
Cascade II 512*2
Cascade 1K*2
Prime95B / Prime95B 25mm
Iris(PCle)
QImaging
Retiga 2000R - Mono/Color
Retiga SRV + RGB-HM-S Slide
Retiga EXi Aqua/Blue
Retiga R1
Rolera EMC2
QICLick
QICAM
Hamamatsu
ORCA
ORCA-R2
ORCA-AG
ImagEM C9100-13
Image EM-1K
ORCA-Flash2.8
ORCA-Flash4.0
ORCA-Flash4.0 LT
ORCA-D2
Image EM X2
Imaging Source
DFK/DMK 31,41,51,72 series
DFK/DMK 23U274
DFK/DMK 23UP031
DMK 23UM021
DFK 23U445
DFK/DMK 23UX174/33UX174
DFK 33UX250
DFK/DMK 33UX265/33UX249
DFK/DMK 33UX178
Andor Technology
iXon+ 897, 888, 885
iXon X3
iXon Ultra
Luca S, Luca R
iKon-M
Clara
Neo sCMOS
Neo 5.5
Zyla 5.5
Zyla 4.2
PCO
pco.edge sCMOS Cameras
Others
TWAIN Device*2

Nikon Microscope Devices

  • Inverted Microscope Ti2-E, Ti2-A,Ti2-U
  • Inverted Microscope Ti(TI-HUBC/A, TI-HUBC/A-U, Ti-LAPP System*4)
  • Upright Microscopes Ni-E, Ni-U, Ci-E
  • Fixed-stage Microscope FN1+ D-DH-E-A1*1
  • NI-SH-CON Controller for Motorized Shutter
  • C-HGFIE HG Fiber Illuminator Intensilight
  • C-LEDFI Epi-Fl LED Illuminator
  • Laser Unit LU-N Series
  • Stereo Microscope SMZ25/18/1270i/1270/800N
  • Multizoom Microscope AZ100M
  • Industrial Microscope LV-N Series*3
  • LV-NCNT-N Nosepiece controller
  • FPD/LSI Inspection Microscopes L200N/L300N
  • Inverted Metallurgical Microscope MA200
  • Measuring Microscope MM-400/800
  • Nikon Remote Focus Accessory (Conix) supported 99640, 99641, 99642, 99888
  • SFC (Prairie)

Third-party Devices

Prior Scientific
ProScan II H30
ProScan III H31
OptiScan II ES10
OptiScan III ES11
ES10ZE Focus Controller
NZ100,200,400 NanoScanZ
Märzhäuser Wetzlar
TANGO Desktop, Tango PCI
Tango LED100
Vincent Associates
Uniblitz VCM-D1
Sutter Instrument
Lambda 10-2, 10-3, SC, 10-B, XL
Physical Instrument
PI E-662, 665,545
National Instruments
TTL Input/Output
Shutter
Piezo Z
Illumination device
Exposure Signal TTL In
Optical Insights
Camera Emission Splitter
Ludl Electronic Products
MAC5000 , MAC6000
ASI (Applied Scientific Instrumentation)
MS-2000
FW-1000
SC-2000
Lumen Dynamics
X-Cite120
Okolab
Bold Line
Tokai Hit
HCA Tokai Hit Incubator
Mad City Labs
Nano-Drive
Yokogawa
CSU-W1*4
CSU-X1*4
  • *1Only compatible with 64-bit version OS
  • *2Not compatible with 64 bit version OS
  • *3Not compatible with LV-DAF Auto Focus Unit
  • *4Only compatible with NIS-Elements AR

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