Software Products for the Laboratory.

Introducing NxLab - NxLab Demo

NxLab facilitates the resource management of your Laboratory with a low cost, easily deployed software solution built on Open Source Technologies. .

Built with mobile devices in mind, Lab managers, and personnel may now use their desktop, tablet, or smart phone to manage and track lab resources.

Features include:

  1. Instrument Scheduling - The hallway white board is history.
  2. Instrument Maintenance - Lifetime tracking.
  3. NxLab eliminates the need for excel worksheets to track your instruments.
  4. Associate Instruments with Projects and Methods to track usage.
  5. Schedule instrumentation to create the the highest throughput possible of methods.
  6. Save Money - Built with Open Source Technology
      Apache Web Server
      MySQL Database
      Laravel Server-side Framework

Empower II Interface for MS Excel

Import data directly to MS Excel from Water’s Empower II.

This Excel Add-in allows an Analyst to browse the Water’s Empower II Project Directory and then select sample and peak results to import.

Features include:

  1. Empower User login and project folder permissions enforcement.
  2. Direct connection from Empower to Excel, Empower Export Methods are not needed.
  3. Eliminate costly transcription errors and review failures.
  4. Imports all result, peak, and custom fields.
  5. Perform calculations in Excel, not in the difficult to use Empower custom fields.
  6. Import configuration can be predefined and locked to create calculation workbooks and templates.
  7. Excel calculation workbooks with add-in are compatible with OpenLab ECM, Oracle eRoom, and MS SharePoint .
  8. No additional Water’s licensing needed.
  9. Compatible with Excel 2007, and Excel 2010 on WinXP and Windows 7.

Empower PDF Data Extractor to Oracle

Transfer data from Empower PDF Reports directly to an Oracle Database. 

Setup a “Watch Folder” to drop PDF files into where the data will be extracted and uploaded to Oracle as predefined per report type.

Free you data from individual PDFs. Features include:

  1. No programming required. User interface.
  2. Parses individual data items or entire tables.
  3. Automatically detect individual report types and parse accordingly.
  4. Automatically extract trending data and results from Empower Reports.
  5. Automatically extract data from other PDFs such as SoftMax Pro.
  6. Eliminate costly transcription errors.
  7. Compatible with Oracle 10 and 11, with WinXP and Windows 7 Oracle Clients.

Empower II to Labware LIMS Interface

Import from Empower to Excel, calculate, then forward to LIMS.

This Excel Add-in interfaces with Empower II and Labware LIMS. It can simply pass results through from Empower to Labware LIMS or perform complex method calculations, be reviewed, then forward the results to LIMS.

Features include:

  1. Extremely powerful Interface.  Use the power of Excel, Macros and VBA if needed.
  2. Keep calculations local, LIMS only holds the results.
  3. Eliminate costly transcription errors and review failures.
  4. Review data locally, and use charts for reporting before forwarding results.
  5. Empower Import and Labware LIMS Export configuration can be predefined and locked to create calculation workbooks and templates.
  6. Eliminate costly transcription errors and review failures.
  7. Excel calculation workbooks with add-in are compatible with OpenLab ECM, Oracle eRoom, and MS SharePoint .
  8. Compatible with Excel 2007, and 2010 on WinXP and Windows 7.

Programming Services

Labformatix offers expert programming services for LIMS and eLN implementation. Custom programming to solve other laboratory needs is also available.

System Integration

Labformatix has experience integrating the following systems:  Labware LIMS, Water’s Empower II CDS, Agilent’s OpenLab SDMS, Agilent ChemStore, and Water’s NuGenesis SDMS, Documentum, eRoom, SharePoint, and VelQuest SmartLab eLN.

Labware LIMS

Labformatix interfaces are available to export and import data Labware LIMS data to and from other systems.
Custom coding services are available for LIMS Basic.  LIMS Admin services to create or update Batch Templates, Sample Specs, Login Templates, and other routine work.

VB.Net Programming

Project and contract software services for custom Laboratory Software Solutions.

PDF Data Extraction

Data locked in PDFs.  Labformatix can extract and parse out the required data and upload to Oracle, SQL Server, or MySQL Databases.

PDF Forms

Custom PDF Form design and implementation for data collection and review. Labformatix can also connect the PDF Form to retrieve and strore real time data to and from Access or Oracle Databases.

MS Excel and MS Access

Add-ins, Macros, and VBA for programming for custom workbooks.  Connect your Excel Workbooks to Oracle.

Open Source Tools

Avoid expensive software licensing by using the LAMP architecture, or elements of it.  Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP web based solutions. A server is not needed and can be installed on a computer in the Lab or Office.
This is very popular with startup companies and also labs in larger companies needing IT independent solutions.
Labformatix offers a Sample Manager and an Instrument Manager and scheduler using this architecture.

Instrument Interfacing

Labformatix has extensive expertise at creating custom interfaces to unique instrumentation whether it is RS-232, ip based protocols, or network connected.

Labformatix, Inc.

Laboratory Informatics Solutions and Products.


Phone: 508-335-6132

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