By Stuart Radnedge2015-04-28T10:59:00+01:00
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Scion Instruments have announced a gas chromatography instrument control agreement. This exchange agreement provides customers the freedom to operate instruments from both manufacturers in each company’s chromatography data systems.
The companies will exchange development documentation and royalty-free licenses of driver software for the integration of each other’s GC instruments into their respective chromatography data systems. With the development of these drivers, GC systems from either manufacturer will be integrated into Agilent’s OpenLAB CDS EZChrom Edition and Scion’s CompassCDS chromatography data systems.
“Agilent pursues an open-systems approach to laboratory informatics, preserving our customers’ investment in instrumentation, workflows, operating procedures, data and knowledge,” said John Sadler, Agilent vice president and general manager of software and informatics.
“We are continuously expanding OpenLAB CDS multivendor instrument control capabilities in collaboration with other analytical instrument manufacturers and are working to standardize analytical instrument control across data systems, resulting in the best-working and best-tested software for our mutual customers.”
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