visualant is a public company whose shares trade under the stock symbol, vsul. the visualant spectral pattern matching™ technology directs structured light onto a substance, through a liquid/gas, or off a surface, to capture a unique chromaid™. when matched against existing databases, a chromaid can be used to identify, detect, or diagnosis markers invisible to the human eye. chromaid scanhead modules can be integrated into a variety of mobile or fixed-mount form factors. the patented technology is disruptive, making it possible to effectively conduct analyses in the field that could only previously be performed by large and expensive lab–based tests.