Aperio holds over 30 issued patents and pending patent applications world-wide and may be the digital pathology head in the global marketplace with an installed bottom greater than 450 systems in 28 countries.. Aperio Technology receives another patent for TDI arrays in microscope slide scanners Aperio Technology, Inc., , a worldwide innovator in digital pathology for the healthcare and life sciences industry, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the business patent No. 7,457,446 entitled Fully Automatic Quick Microscope Slide Scanner. U.S. Patent 7,457,446 includes specific claims for the use of time delay integration arrays in slide scanning systems, like the use of multiple TDI arrays together with a prism to split an optical transmission into multiple color stations.Operating expenditures totaled $360 million. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted operating expenses were $309 million, an increase of 7 % over the last year period, primarily driven by acquired selling, general and administrative costs from the Essential Signs acquisition and an increase in the accrual for incentive payment. The company reported net gain of $173 million, or $0.83 per diluted talk about. Adjusted net income increased 78 % from the last year period to $206 million, or $0.99 per diluted share.