ChemImage Introduces HSI Examiner™ 50 Instrument, Official Launch Set to Occur at AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage announced it will be introducing a new HSI Examiner™ 50 instrument, featuring the latest software advancements from their HSI Examiner™ product series, at this month's American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle, Washington. More than 4,000 forensic professionals representing all states in the U.S. and 66 countries worldwide will convene at this annual conference for the purpose of forensic science education.

The HSI Examiner™ 50 builds on the ease of use, speed and functionality found in the HSI Examiner™ product series.  This system combines high resolution digital imaging and precise spectral data collection for fast and accurate discrimination in a wide range of forensic applications, such as authentication of travel documents and currency, examination of covert security features and watermarks, detection of alterations and forgeries, exposure of concealed or obliterated information.  Additionally, this HSI Examiner™ 50 integrates the capability of reading magnetic ink characters. Incorporated into this innovative instrument is ChemImage's single multi-conjugate filter to improve the examination these features. By expanding the HSI Examiner™ family of products, ChemImage now offers a comprehensive range of hyperspectral imaging instrumentation for forensic document analysis.

At the conference, ChemImage will exhibit both the HSI Examiner™ 50 as well as the HSI Examiner™ 200 QD instruments and will feature demonstrations of their new cutting edge software platform which was developed with the forensic document examiner in mind.  Visitors to the company's booth will be able to interact with a modernized user interface that incorporates several new image comparison features and spectral processing tools.  The user friendly experience will be easily noticeable through document sample demos done throughout the duration of the AAFS conference.

"The ChemImage Forensics team is very excited to debut our latest instrument at the AAFS conference. We look forward to launching the HSI Examiner™ 50 to an audience of forensic document examiners who truly understand the need for products with superior discrimination abilities, such as those from the HSI Examiner™ series," stated John Belechak, Chief Operating Officer and Forensics Line of Business Manager at ChemImage.

For more information on the ChemImage HSI Examiner™ product series' capabilities and options, contact Paul Raimondi, Senior Account Manager at: or visit

About ChemImage

ChemImage Corporation, a leader in hyperspectral and Raman chemical imaging technology provides innovative instrumentation, analysis software, contract services and expert consulting to government, industrial and academic organizations. The company's proprietary, state-of-the-art imaging technology has many applications, including defense, security, pharmaceuticals, forensics and biomedical diagnostic research, which can reveal critical chemical and biological information from a variety of material systems.

ChemImage's headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA, where it pioneers research and development, as well as providing engineering and manufacturing which develops innovative products for the global marketplace.

Media Contact: Tifanie Tiberio, ChemImage Corportation, 412-241-7335,

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