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GeriTM is a benchtop incubator with individually controlled incubation chambers per patient to minimize disruptive events to the early-stage embryo and blastocyst. It also incorporates a camera to real-time monitor the developing embryos. Geri™ was developed by Genea Biomedx, a company that creates and manufactures practical, accessible and precise fertility technologies that help standardize and automate fertility treatment.
GemsTM is the latest generation of Genea Biomedx’s culture media suite for high-quality embryo cultivation.
Gidget™ is a hand-held witnessing system for the IVF laboratory that allows the embryologist to focus on the science by helping to ensure that gametes and embryos are matched correctly. Gidget™ provides electronic witnessing, visual lab workflow management and support for traceability and audit reporting.
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