An Immersive Multimodal 3D Bioimaging Viewer

Compatible with many forms of 3D microscopes:

Confocal Microscopy
Two-Photon Microscopy
Electron Microscopy (EM)
Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Cryo-Electron Microscopy (Cryo-EM)
X-ray Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
Stimulated Emission Depletion (STED) Microscopy
Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM)

Use ImageJ macros to prep image for viewing


View 3D microscope image-stacks in fully immersive virtual reality. Compatible with most workstation based VR systems.  Developed for researchers to allow you to see details of cell structure in your images that you have never seen or appreciated before. Supports online VR collaboration, audio and visual, for up to 4 researchers. ConfocalVR is the “Pro” version of ExMicroVR.

The Use of ConfocalVR in Vascular Research
Dr. Craig J Daly from School of Life Sciences at University of Glasgow
Dr. Geert Van Cappellen on the use of ConfocalVR
at Erasmus MC  Optical Imaging Center in Rotterdam, NL

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  • Use ImageJ to prepare image files in NIfTI format
  • Load up to 30 channels of 3D image stacks
  • Connect and work with other researchers online anywhere in the world
  • Adjust image settings (brightness, threshold, etc.) for each channel individually
  • Grab image and manipulate for fast identification of regions of interest
  • Measure physical distance between points in the image
  • Compute and display voxel intensity histograms
  • Compute Blend functions between pairs of channels
  • Create, Modify, and Save new channels
  • Use “Excluder” objects to hide, or focus on, key image regions
  • Mark and count key image objects (e.g. vacuoles)
  • Display multi-channel image-stacks as short 30 frame movies
  • User Excluder to explore and select the best 2D view for publications
  • Compatible with NVIDIA 1070 and above class VR workstations


ConfocalVR Installation and User Guide

Image Stack Preparation Guide

Collaboration Guide

ConfocalVR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Sample Image-Stack Downloads

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Example of multichannel image-stack viewing

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