NDPI support

Adam Goode adam at spicenitz.org
Tue Jul 17 18:05:47 EDT 2012

Have a look through this list's archives. I think at some point I
detailed the NDPI format, with a work estimate of a few weeks of
effort to get it implemented.

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Benjamin Gilbert <bgilbert at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On 07/17/2012 11:19 AM, Yves Sucaet wrote:
>> We're doing this already for MRXS. Since we're using OpenSlide,
>> shouldn't the program also work w/ hamamatsu files?
> OpenSlide currently supports Hamamatsu VMS and VMU but not NDPI.
> Whenever an NDPI slide has more than 65535 pixels on a side, the slide
> file contains JPEG images with invalid headers.  Unsurprisingly, JPEG
> decoding libraries will not open such an image without some additional
> preprocessing.  This is what causes the Bio-Formats reader to fail:
> http://trac.openmicroscopy.org.uk/ome/ticket/5092
> --Benjamin Gilbert
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