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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.3

Leica Application Suite (LAS)
Leica Application Suite (LAS) 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: The Leica Application Suite (LAS) is software that provides a common environment and platform for Leica automated microscopes, macroscopes, digital cameras, and software. This technology provides one common and consistent user interface to store and analyze images. LAS can control all functions of the Leica DM range of upright and inverted compound microscopes and motorized stereomicroscopes and macroscopes, allowing for auto and manual exposure adjustments and the addition of image and measurement data to images.

This technology has been discontinued.

This technology uses a proprietary database called Leica Archive Database (Basic or Advanced) to store images and measurement data.

The scope of this entry only covers Leica Application Suite (LAS) and does not cover Leica Application Suite X (LAS X, LASX).
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 v23.11
Decision Date: 11/02/2023 at 19:33:57 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Leica Microsystems
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/02/2023 at 19:33:57 UTC).