STARLIMS new Version 11 LIMS software will be available worldwide in June. Based on Abbott’s STARLIMS informatics technology, Version 11 will expand user functionality to include mobile-device applications, advanced analytics and HTML5 compatibility. These features will allow STARLIMS users to work on the "Right Screen for the Task" with an expanded platform to access LIMS information anywhere.
STARLIMS helps laboratories organize and analyze vast amounts of data across multiple industries, and the new Version 11 software will enable every customer to develop cutting edge apps for their operations. Apps will be offered out of the box and enable users to start up quickly.
Mobile Device Applications
Version 11 software enables STARLIMS customers to do the right work on the task. Labs can leverage the advantages of mobile devices to secure access to LIMS data anywhere and help make decisions faster. STARLIMS v11 software creates forms to run on alternative browsers and includes a single mobile application to support STARLIMS systems. The software allows users to access STARLIMS on Chrome, Safari and other alternative browsers to display LIMS information on tablet computers and smart phones.
Two new control libraries are included in STARLIMS V11 software: one for forms to be run on desktop computers using alternate browsers and the other will contain controls commonly found on tablets and smart phones that use touch screens. The touch controls are similar to those specified by Apple for i-Pads and i-Phones.
The new mobile offerings will provide reliable remote functionality for phone and tablet applications. This innovation provides laboratories with broad functionality and unprecedented remote LIMS access and versatility. Selecting the right screen for the task enables lab managers to provide clients on-the-spot access to lab test results and reports, authorize lab results and release remotely, and record observations during field inspections.
STARLIMS Version 11 software offer users advanced analytics capabilities with out-of the-box dashboards that can make an immediate impact on laboratory operations, such as optimizing workflow and identifying bottlenecks. Viewing data from powerful visualizations provided by STARLIMS Advanced Analytics provides insights and trends to help make better decisions.
With the powerful data engine of STARLIMS analytics laboratory personnel can access a dashboard from anywhere, from any device, when they need it. With STARLIMS Advanced Analytics, planning considerations rapidly can be turned into actionable solutions by proving ready answers to endless ‘what if?’ questions. A lab considering a new test for its clinical menu, for example, would want to analyze potential revenue and profitability. With advanced analytics, financial projections, profit and loss estimates and workflow and productivity data can be accessed on the spot for prompt analysis and decision making.
STARLIMS Advanced Analytics also can be an effective problem solving tool to map out processes and find and correct workflow bottlenecks to help improve efficiency and response times.
With STARLIMS Version 11 software, existing XFD forms running on Internet Explorer will continue to be the primary platform, but users will have the ability to create proprietary HTML5-based forms to run on alternative browsers.