CAMBRIDGE, England, Nov. 24, 2015 — The OptiScan III from Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd. is an entry-level controller for the OptiScan line of motorized microscope stages and focusing devices. Compatible with a range of upright and inverted microscopes, the compact controller can be used to drive a motorized stage and a focus motor with quiet, smooth motion. A joystick provides precise and ergonomic control of microscope accessories in the X, Y and Z axes. The OptiScan III is compatible with most image analysis software packages, facilitating simple integration between software and hardware. An on-board plug and play facility configures system components.