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Automated documentation in the laboratory

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Precise documentation in the laboratory was, and still is, vital to make experiments repeatable and report them without any logical gaps, for example in scientific publications. In earlier days, everything was recorded in note books, nowadays assistence-systems sometimes assume this task. In the future, tracking-systems, such as gesture recognition, promise an automated documentation of each step of an experiment. Read more in our latest

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Laboratory automation: from note book to gesture recognition


Image: A man is working at a laboratory bench, his screen is showing a program that recognizes his gestures; Copyright: Fraunhofer IPA/Heike Quosdorf
For centuries, scientific research has succeeded by chronicling experiments with pinpoint accuracy. Yet despite all the progress in the actual laboratory, recording is often still done manually, in notebooks, logs or computer systems for instance. In the future, a gesture recognition system could perform this task for scientists.
Read more in the interview:
Laboratory automation: from note book to gesture recognition
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Point-of-care testing: helpful when things need to happen quickly?

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Image: POCT-device and patient files; Copyright:
Advances in technology and analysis techniques, as well as the increasing miniaturization of laboratory equipment and processes, make it possible: patient-side laboratory testing, better known as point-of-care testing or POCT. There are many POCT projects and all of them promise a rapid diagnosis as well as economic advantages. But are these tests also suited for everyday medical testing?
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Point-of-care solutions: fast ways to diagnosis
Point-of-care solutions – uncomplicated and fast
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