London-based start-up Two Fold Software claims to have launched an innovative new LIMS product featuring a breakthrough user interface. According to the company, the easy-to-use Qualoupe LIMS greatly simplifies LIMS use while significantly lowering running costs.
Offering major productivity gains, improved quality management and reporting flexibility, Qualoupe features an intuitive, configurable user interface designed to enhance the user experience and revolutionise work flow.
According to the company, Qualoupe delivers the information the user really needs while distancing them from having to understand or see the underlying LIMS data structures. The LIMS is easy to install, which the company claims saves both time and money and minimises installation disruption. The web-based user-customisable interface is principally icon-driven, and features uncluttered screens using what the company refers to as a 'Just Enough Information Model' (JEIM), requiring minimal mouse clicks to operate. For most applications there are a maximum of four action buttons located in the same area of each screen to simplify user operation.
Additionally, Qualoupe LIMS features a Self Learning Interface (SLI), which monitors data that is commonly used by each user, facilitating faster selection of records. Coupled with native data queries, this approach is said to offer powerful ad hoc real time information access in support of decision making. The interface also features microformats associated with fields that are capable of linking to other systems or services. Third party application access via the user interface can be readily implemented.