Figure 1: EUROPattern Microscope for automated acquisition of high-resolution immunofluorescence images. (a) Motorized microscope including camera, controlled LED, microscope control device, optional eyepieces, (b) matrix code reader, and (c) slide magazine. The microscope stage and the magazine are surrounded by a casing keeping out the sunlight and protecting the substrate fluorescence from fading. The microscope is part of the EUROPattern Suite, which additionally contains a laboratory management software (EUROLabOffice) and an automatic pattern recognition software (EUROPattern).