Waters Empower 3 Goes Mobile with New Laboratory Analytics Capabilities
News Mar 19, 2013
Waters Corporation unveiled mobile access and new laboratory analytics enhancements to its class- leading Empower 3 Chromatography Data Software. These improvements are designed to ensure scientists have wireless flexibility and can assess meaningful performance metrics regarding their laboratories.
Allowing users to monitor chromatography systems anywhere and anytime from their tablet or smartphone, the new Empower Mobile can be installed on an Empower Software network in either workgroup or enterprise configurations. Beyond mere convenience, mobile access allows scientists to easily find and share results remotely, expedite workflow for signoff on reports, and reduce sample and mobile phase waste. Empower Mobile offers connectivity with Apple iPads & iPhones, and Android tablets & smartphones.
The new Empower Laboratory Analytics capability assembles and displays critical chromatography performance data in easy-to-view, graphical dashboards so that users can focus on what’s most important―the interpretation of key metric information, not its collection.
“To sum up the improvements to Empower in one word, they are all about access,” said Dr. Rohit Khanna, Vice President of WW Marketing and Informatics for the Waters Division.
“Consistent with today’s laboratory practices, users can now access Empower information using popular wireless devices. And the new analytics dashboards will provide scientists with streamlined access to important data to quickly and accurately determine laboratory efficiencies.”
The Empower Laboratory Analytics prebuilt dashboards provide system summaries, system usage, project usage analysis, user analysis and methods analysis. Examples of maximizing system utilization using Empower Laboratory Analytics includes identifying training needs, identifying error messages that affect your workflows, planning for capital expenditures, and identifying opportunities to shorten run times with ACQUITY UPLC® technology.
Empower 3 Chromatography Data Software
Empower 3 Software, Waters’ chromatography data software (CDS), makes it easier than ever to run chromatography samples and produce meaningful results without experiencing downtime for training, re-engineering workflow, or adding new software to support instruments or advanced chromatographic techniques.
Empower 3’s interface is designed to maximize your productivity, improving how you collect, process and print chromatography data. Capabilities include
• Customizable data reports
• Integrated custom calculations
• Relational data so all your meta data is traceable back to the raw data
• Optimized workflow for different users and different analyses.
With enhanced 21 CFR Part 11 compliance capabilities, Empower 3 takes user’s ability to manage data integrity, advanced security features, and audit trails to new levels.