Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Intuitive Online Tool for Automation Platform Configuration at SLAS 2014

Thermo Scientific iAutomate software reduces time needed for optimal system set-up design

 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. –SLAS2014– (January 20, 2014)  Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is showcasing its online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate™ at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), January 18-22. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, iAutomate is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialing an automation set-up. Users can quickly and easily build their own system to meet application or process requirements, or modify an existing system around the Orbitor or Orbitor BenchTrak plate movers, a fully customizable plate mover. This allows for lab- or office-based access for automation optimization and efficient online estimating. As a result, users within the life science, pharmaceutical, biotech and academic sectors can gain confidence in the design of their specific automated workflow before it is installed.

 

Currently housing an inventory of more than 100 different instruments, the iAutomate software enables the complete configuration of the Orbitor BenchTrak with standard product lines and service parts. When setting up a project, users have complete access to the product catalog through the software, which can be filtered, for example, by instrument type. Once chosen, all products will appear on the main screen and can be assembled via drag-and-drop functionality, where they will automatically snap into alignment around the Orbitor BenchTrak. This can be visualized in 2D or 3D, where a scale model can be inspected in detail from any angle.

 

By selecting the Estimate tab at the top of the page, users will be presented with all elements of their system, along with associated price and a summary. The entire workflow can also be shared with colleagues at any stage of the process. In order to complete the purchase of the system, users simply click the Contact Me button, whereby they will be contacted by personnel from Thermo Fisher Scientific.

 

For further information and try iAutomate, please visit booth 517 at SLAS, or www.thermoscientific.com/iautomate.

 

 

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $13 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com