Category: Technology

September 1, 2021  |  Technology

How do you choose the right Laboratory Automation Solution

While the dream of an automated laboratory can be appealing, the actual implementation process – choosing the right robots, integrating the workflows, and managing it all through software – is often daunting. How do you choose the right approach for your lab? Before incorporating any new automated technology, it’s important to visualize how it works […]

August 11, 2021  |  Technology

Preparing to Automate your Laboratory Here’s How to Get Started

So, you’ve done your research and are convinced about the value of automation for your internal workflows and processes. How do you go about planning to automate? What kinds of questions should you be asking? The first step is to identify your biggest pain points. Which tasks are taking a significant amount of scientists’ time? […]

July 28, 2021  |  Technology

Choosing a scheduling software — factors to consider

Scheduling software is a must-have tool for automation in laboratories. From individual robots to integrated workstations, scheduling software issues the commands that let scientific processes happen without human intervention. Scheduling software has been around for more than 30 years, with today’s sophisticated, AI-powered solutions offering a vast improvement over the more rudimentary tools that were […]

July 14, 2021  |  Technology

What is an Application Programming Interface?

Although it started out as a programming term, application programming interfaces, or APIs, have become something of a catch-all for how instruments and systems communicate with each other. All the instruments within a lab that can be automated have an interface that makes cross-communication possible. APIs today use a variety of languages and methods to […]

July 8, 2021  |  Technology

Seeing Software in Action

The team at Biosero decided to take full advantage of restrictions lifting throughout the country by having an in-person sales meeting at our headquarters in San Diego. It was the perfect time for us to get the growing team together; our customer-facing team has more than tripled in the last few months. In addition, we’ve […]

June 23, 2021  |  Technology

How 24/7 Automation Increases the Productivity of Your Laboratory

Researchers in the scientific industry are being asked to move faster and faster to bring new medicines and more productive crops to market, among many other innovations. The acceleration of such scientific discoveries needs to be accomplished at lower costs and without increasing the company’s headcount or compromising the integrity of the research. The question […]

June 2, 2021  |  Technology

Why the Cloud Matters for Lab Automation

For many people, the term “laboratory automation” brings to mind giant robots, liquid handlers, and other heavy-duty lab machinery. But hardware is only half the story. For true automation, software is essential — it issues commands to all of those instruments and devices, ensuring that every process runs smoothly. Of course, wherever there is software, […]