The CytoViva Hyperspectral Imaging System evolved from technology originally developed for aerial based imaging applications within Department of Defense and NASA. CytoViva has adapted this technology to operate as a proprietary, integrated system with its patented microscopy technology, enabling spectral quantification of materials and live biologicals at the nanoscale.
Introduced in 2005, CytoViva technology has been installed in hundreds of research laboratories: leading national research laboratories, academic institutes and private industrial labs all over the world.
Co-developed by Auburn University and Aetos Technologies, Inc., CytoViva’s optical microscopy technology is a 2006 and 2007 recipient of the prestigious R&D 100 award, granted annually to the market’s most innovative new technologies. In 2007, CytoViva also received a Nano50TM award, for its contribution to the fast growing world of nanotechnology research. In 2009, US patents No. 7,542,203 and 7,564,623 were issued for CytoViva’s advanced microscopy illumination optics.