Labtronics has released a new connecting platform for its Nexxis Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), allowing the ELN to connect to any LIMS. Nexxis ELN makes use of the industry standard integration tool, LimsLink, to provide direct connection with any LIMS. The connection provides bi-directional connectivity allowing the ELN to retrieve sample lists from LIMS and report results back to LIMS. An API is also provided that allows any LIMS to launch an ELN worksheet directly from inside the LIMS. The API supports a transparent log-on, making the process completely transparent to the user. Labtronics hopes that its ELN connectivity to any LIMS is another step forward towards the paperless lab.
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