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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.3

SPOT Advanced Software
SPOT Advanced Software Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: SPOT Advanced Software is designed to precisely control SPOT cameras, capture images, and also give access analysis features like measurements, reticles, scale bars, and annotations. Additionally, images can be archived, dropped into a report generator for printing, or saved in several different file formats for journal submission. Repetitive tasks can be simplified with macros, user-defined taskbars, and custom dialogs for commonly used functions. Researchers capturing fluorescence images can merge and palletize images to easily differentiate fluorophores. All user preferences and settings can be permanently saved with password-protected user logins.

This technology is available in two editions, Basic and Advanced. This entry covers all both editions.

Note: This evaluation covers only the software associated with the hardware, and not the hardware itself.

This technology does not utilize a database.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.12
Decision Date: 12/09/2022 at 20:11:19 UTC
Aliases: SPOT Imaging Microscope Imaging Software
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: SPOT Imaging Solutions
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (12/09/2022 at 20:11:19 UTC).