The Victorian Platform Technologies Network (VPTN) has developed software that enables industry and researchers easy access to public research instruments and capability. The Australian Research Infrastructure Network (ARIN) facilitates access to capabilities located across various organisations.
The LabX software platform, from Mettler Toledo, supports balances, melting point instruments, Quantos weighing solutions, density meters, refractometers and now titration. The centrally managed software system controls several different instruments.
The Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX5 high-content screening (HCS) platform, a quantitative imaging and analysis platform powered by Thermo Scientific HCS Studio 2.0 Cell Analysis Software, is said to advance technologies and options for single cell analysis across the company's high-content analysis portfolio.
Software company Genalice is upgrading its next-generation sequencing (NGS) DNA data processing software Genalice Map. The product can process the DNA data of an entire human genome with 40x depth within 30 min on a commodity dual Intel Xeon E5 server.
WITec Suite software is now available for all WITec imaging systems. It was developed to acquire and process large data volumes of large-area, high-resolution measurements and 3D imaging while providing speed, performance and usability.
Image-Pro Premier image analysis software from Media Cybernetics offers intuitive tools that make it easy to capture, process, enhance, measure, compare, analyse, automate and share images and valuable data.
TissueMark software developed by PathXL provides pathologists with the potential to measure hundreds of cancer characteristics in tissue. The product is said to improve the way laboratories approach the process of determining the percentage of tumour contained within any given sample.
Interworld Electronics has released the ADP-1193 IP65 fully sealed VESA mount industrial LCD monitor. The product provides a 19″ colour TFT LCD screen with 1280 x 1024 pixel native resolution.
Mathematicians at the University of Adelaide have devised a method for identifying how cell clusters have formed by analysing an image of the cluster.
The RIKEN Center for Life Science Technology has released ZENBU, a freely available bioinformatics tool. The system enables researchers to integrate, visualise and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from large-scale, next-generation sequencing (NGS) experiments.
The KnowItAll ATR/IR ID Expert and Raman ID Expert provide fast, accurate answers to scientists identifying unknown infrared and Raman spectra.
Antibody search engine CiteAb, founded by Dr Andrew Chalmers from the University of Bath in collaboration with web development company Storm Consultancy, has officially spun out from the university.
Promega has released a touch-screen interface for the Helix smart on-site stocking program. The touch screen provides researchers with easy access to relevant information about Promega products, including applications and protocols.
Researchers from Harvard University have created a piece of open-source software which enables users to analyse and rearrange ranking systems based on the attributes they find the most important.
Arcitecta is developing a product to improve the capture and management of data from clinical research worldwide. The work builds on the company's metadata management platform, Mediaflux, "but extends its capabilities for clinical research data capture and management", according Arcitecta Chief Technical Officer Jason Lohrey.