Next generation semen analysis products based on lensless computational microscopy coupled with advanced image processing, big data and machine learning approaches.


On average 20% of couples find difficulties conceiving within the first year of trying. In 40%-50% of these cases, male fertility issues are at the source of the problem. Fertility market globally is significant, reaching up to $40 billion per year.


Lucendi Semen Performance Analytics is aimed to be a rapid (under 2 minutes), simple-to-use, inexpensive, compact, lightweight, and portable platform for automated analysis of sperm characteristics, ideal for repeated and continual testing. All of these characteristics enable it to be applicable to a variety of monitoring/diagnostic needs for in-home, in-field and point-of-care testing.


  • Inexpensive, portable and lightweight
  • Accurate and detailed semen characterization
  • Automated analysis through machine learning
  • Significantly larger field of view, better statistical analysis
  • High throughput

Development Stage:

  • Advanced Prototype

Patents Issued:

  • Compact automated semen analysis platform using lens-free on-chip microscopy, U.S. Patent No. 8,842,901, 9/23/2014

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