Python Microscope

Python’s microscope package is a free and open source framework for:

  • control of local and remote microscope devices
  • aggregation of microscope devices into complex microscopes
  • automate microscope experiments

It is aimed at those that are building their own microscopes or need programmatic control for microscope experiments.

This package does not provide a graphical user interface that a typical microscope user would expect. Instead, it provides the foundation over which such interfaces can be built. For a microscope graphical user interface, consider the sister project microscope cockpit.

Microscope is distributed as a source distribution in PyPI and can be easily installed with pip:

pip install microscope

Alternatively, the development sources are also available on github.

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