Welcome to the Xtra Library for
Thermo Scientific Amira, Avizo and PerGeos Software

Below you will find a collection of add-ons (recipes, scripts, demos,…) that will help you improve your day-to-day use of Amira-Avizo and PerGeos Software and make you gain both time and efficiency.
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Marker Based Watershed Recipe
Add-on

Marker Based Watershed Recipe

Recipe ISP (hxisp,a2d)

17 Nov 2020 - Recipe for Marker Based Watershed as in the Segmentation Editor

Automatic extraction of surface cross section
Add-on

Automatic extraction of surface cross section

Python (pyscro), Project (hx, pgo)

20 Oct 2020 - Create partially transparent capping surfaces

Auto Threshold for Multi-Thresholding
Add-on

Auto Threshold for Multi-Thresholding

Tcl

19 Oct 2020 - The combination of Auto Thresholding and Multi-Thresholding makes it easy to create precise surfaces without additional smoothing, using Generate Surface's smoothing option "Existing Weights".

Volume Projection
Add-on

Volume Projection

Python (pyscro)

19 Oct 2020 - Volume projection along any orthogonal axis using arithmetic operations.

Relative Area Fraction for Amira-Avizo2D
Add-on

Relative Area Fraction for Amira-Avizo2D

Recipe ISP (hxisp,a2d), Python (pyscro), Data, Misc

5 Oct 2020 - This Xtra provides a module to help compute the area fraction of a label over the area of another label in Amira-Avizo2D.

AMIRA_LOCAL Setup Tutorial
How-to

AMIRA_LOCAL Setup Tutorial

Demo

5 Oct 2020 - Brief video explaining how to set up an AMIRA_LOCAL path on Windows 10.

Explode Surface Animation Script
Add-on

Explode Surface Animation Script

Tcl

5 Oct 2020 - A script that will animate the expansion of pieces of a surface. Contains the script, documentation, an example surface, and a video of the finished result.

Apply a Recipe on a Batch of Files
Add-on

Apply a Recipe on a Batch of Files

Recipe (hxrecipe), Tcl

25 Aug 2020 - Apply a recipe to a batch of files and save results in output directory.

Selective Border Kill
Add-on

Selective Border Kill

Tcl

24 Aug 2020 - Filter particles based on their contact with each border of the image

Segmentation of agglomerated Ni nanoparticles
Add-on

Segmentation of agglomerated Ni nanoparticles

Recipe ISP (hxisp,a2d)

24 Aug 2020 - This recipe segments overlapping Ni nanoparticles on a high resolution STEM image after which a size distribution of the nanoparticles can also be computed

Hough Circle Fitting
Add-on

Hough Circle Fitting

Python (pyscro)

30 Jul 2020 - Generalized Hough transform to fit circles to the image.

Multi-Scale Cylinder Correlation
Add-on

Multi-Scale Cylinder Correlation

Python (pyscro), Project (hx, pgo)

30 Jul 2020 - This module gives better results for fiber-tracing in the case of multiple fibers with differing or varying diameters in the same dataset.

Create a porosity analysis recipe
How-to

Create a porosity analysis recipe

Recipe (hxrecipe), Demo

15 Jul 2020 - This tutorial explains how to create a simple porosity analysis and turn it into a push-button recipe.

Segment TEM data without artifact  and background effect
Add-on

Segment TEM data without artifact and background effect

Recipe (hxrecipe), Tcl, Project (hx, pgo)

10 Jul 2020 - Segment TEM data aided by the Structure enhancement filter.

Extracting and Visualizing Local Statistics from Fibrous Materials
Add-on How-to

Extracting and Visualizing Local Statistics from Fibrous Materials

Project (hx, pgo)

3 Jul 2020 - This XTRA entry discusses the application of the “Spatial Graph Local Statistics” to extract statistical information from traced fibers in a fibrous material. The sample is 50% glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP), courtesy of EMS Grivory.

Interactive Top-Hat by Reconstruction.
Add-on

Interactive Top-Hat by Reconstruction.

XPand module

3 Jul 2020 - This module provides an interactive Top-Hat segmentation that prevents from segmenting false positive porosity on the edges.

 Imaging Codec for thumbnails in Windows Explorer
Add-on

Imaging Codec for thumbnails in Windows Explorer

Misc

24 Jun 2020 - Codec enabling thumbnails for .am images in Windows Explorer

XFiber Automation
Add-on

XFiber Automation

Tcl, Project (hx, pgo), Data

17 Jun 2020 - To make use of XFiber, the user usually needs to input many parameters. This package provides 2 tools to ease Xfiber process by presetting Cylinder Correlation and Auto Trace Correlation modules values.

Avizo User's Guide translated to Japanese
Add-on How-to

Avizo User's Guide translated to Japanese

Demo, Misc

11 May 2020 - You will find here a selection of Avizo tutorials translated to Japanese.

Molar Segmentation Using Watershed and Top-Hat and Surface Generation
Add-on How-to

Molar Segmentation Using Watershed and Top-Hat and Surface Generation

Project (hx, pgo), Demo, Data

11 May 2020 - Data, tutorial, and complete project for segmenting a CT-scanned human molar artifact. The tutorial and project cover advanced image segmentation and surface generation.

Extract Label
Add-on

Extract Label

Python (pyscro)

11 May 2020 - This module extracts a specified label region by the ID Supports 8, 16 and 32 bit label