ChromaVision Announces First Quarter 2001 Results Release and Conference Call Date

Call to Be Broadcast Via the Internet



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc.

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaVision Medical
 Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVSN), the leading provider of automated cell-imaging
 systems and manufacturer of the ACIS(TM) system, today announced that
 management will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at 11:30 am
 (Eastern) to discuss first quarter 2001 results of operations.
     Interested participants may listen to a live webcast of the call by
 accessing at the Company's website (www.chromavision.com). Web participants
 are encouraged to go to the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of
 the call to register, download, and install any necessary audio software.  For
 those unable to participate during the live broadcast, a replay will be
 available shortly after the call for approximately 90 days.
 
     About ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc.
     ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc., of San Juan Capistrano, CA, markets
 its Automated Cellular Imaging System (ACIS(TM)), a versatile automated
 microscopy system that substantially improves the accuracy, sensitivity, and
 reproducibility of cell imaging. Unlike manual methods of viewing and
 analysis, ACIS combines proprietary, color-based imaging technology with
 automated microscopy to detect, count and classify cells of clinical interest
 based on color, size and shape to assist the pathologist to rapidly make
 critical medical decisions.  ACIS has been adopted by many of the top medical
 organizations in the United States and Europe.
     ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVSN) was formed by XL Vision,
 Inc., and is a Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:   SFE) partner company.
     ChromaVision and ACIS are trademarks of ChromaVision Medical Systems.
 For additional investor relations information, visit the Allen & Caron Inc
 website at www.allencaron.com
 
 

SOURCE ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc.
    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaVision Medical
 Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVSN), the leading provider of automated cell-imaging
 systems and manufacturer of the ACIS(TM) system, today announced that
 management will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at 11:30 am
 (Eastern) to discuss first quarter 2001 results of operations.
     Interested participants may listen to a live webcast of the call by
 accessing at the Company's website (www.chromavision.com). Web participants
 are encouraged to go to the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of
 the call to register, download, and install any necessary audio software.  For
 those unable to participate during the live broadcast, a replay will be
 available shortly after the call for approximately 90 days.
 
     About ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc.
     ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc., of San Juan Capistrano, CA, markets
 its Automated Cellular Imaging System (ACIS(TM)), a versatile automated
 microscopy system that substantially improves the accuracy, sensitivity, and
 reproducibility of cell imaging. Unlike manual methods of viewing and
 analysis, ACIS combines proprietary, color-based imaging technology with
 automated microscopy to detect, count and classify cells of clinical interest
 based on color, size and shape to assist the pathologist to rapidly make
 critical medical decisions.  ACIS has been adopted by many of the top medical
 organizations in the United States and Europe.
     ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVSN) was formed by XL Vision,
 Inc., and is a Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:   SFE) partner company.
     ChromaVision and ACIS are trademarks of ChromaVision Medical Systems.
 For additional investor relations information, visit the Allen & Caron Inc
 website at www.allencaron.com
 
 SOURCE  ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc.