11 June 2008
Labtronics and Molecular Devices have developed a LimsLink template to connect SoftMaxR Pro 5 software with any LIMS package.
The LimsLink template allows for secure transfer of microplate assay results from SpectraMaxR microplate readers to any commercially available LIMS.
SoftMaxR Pro 5 software from Molecular Devices (a division of MDS Analytical Technologies) is the industry standard microplate analysis software, offering extensive data capture, analysis, and reduction capabilities for Molecular Devices' SpectraMaxR line of absorbance, luminescence, fluorescence, and multi-detection microplate readers.
LimsLink is Labtronics' configurable software for creating instrument-to-LIMS interfaces. LimsLink helps laboratories to eliminate manual data management and ensures the speed, accuracy and security of data recording, by electronically transferring valuable instrument data to LIMS.
The new LimsLink template provides pre-configured support for the exchange of information between the two applications by means of the standardized XML structures for plate layouts and data files established for SoftMaxR Pro software.
LimsLink will retrieve sample IDs and concentration information from LIMS, and then automatically populate the plate layout in SoftMaxR Pro software.
At the end of analysis, the user will export the results via XML, which LimsLink will collect and format for reporting back to LIMS. The template method is completely configurable with respect to the LIMS queries as well as LIMS reporting.
The new LimsLink template is available for LimsLink v4.1 and SoftMaxR Pro version 5.3.