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Tecan Release: Simple Control of Complex Sample Pipetting Procedures


7/10/2008 12:32:16 PM

The latest Freedom EVOware® Sample Oriented software, version 1.2, is now available for the Freedom EVO® family of workstations, enhancing Freedom EVOware Standard and Freedom EVOware Plus with a number of sample-based pipetting, diluting and pooling functions. The software is ideal for laboratories that need to perform complex pipetting and dilution sequences, and for those with variable joblists, assays and plate definitions. It is essential for pooling samples* with the Freedom EVO Clinical and Te-PoolSafe™, and controls primary pooling, sub-pooling, cross pooling and pipetting to archive plates.

The plug-in wizards provide simple, graphically-guided operation for many tasks, including setting up assay plates, and defining pipetting sequences and pre- or serial dilutions. Positive identification of samples, plates and liquids can be carried out using PosID™ 2 or PosID 3 on the Freedom EVO 100, 150 and 200, or using a hand-held scanner on the Freedom EVO 75. Freedom EVOware Sample Tracking is available as an optional add-on that creates printed reports for each plate (Sample Tracking Embedded) and provides long-term data storage (Sample Tracking Standard).

Freedom EVOware Sample Oriented can be used with Magellan™, Tecan’s sophisticated data processing software for detection instruments, and has LIMS and ASTM E1381/E1392 connectivity. Freedom EVOware Sample Oriented can be evaluated for 30 days before a dongle is required for continued operation.

*Pooling and Te-PoolSafe option not available in the USA.

About Tecan

Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global supplier of laboratory instruments and solutions for the biopharma, forensic and diagnostic industries. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automation solutions for life science laboratories. Through its REMP subsidiary (www.remp.com), Tecan is the premier supplier of automated laboratory storage and logistics systems. Tecan's clients include pharmaceutical and biotech companies, university research departments, diagnostic laboratories and companies as well as forensics laboratories. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has production, research and development sites in both North America and Europe and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2007, Tecan achieved sales of CHF 414.4 million (USD 345.3 million; EUR 252.7 million). Registered shares of the Tecan Group are traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange (TK: TECN/Reuters: TECZn.S/Valor: 1210019).

To find out more on Tecan’s Freedom EVOware, visit www.tecan.com/freedomevowaresampleoriented.

For more information about Tecan, please contact:

Tecan Group Ltd.
Seestrasse 103, CH-8708 Männedorf
Switzerland
T +41 44 922 81 11, F +41 44 922 81 12
info@tecan.com, www.tecan.com


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