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#REDIRECT [[Autoscribe Informatics, Inc.]]
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|industry          =  Business software<br />[[Laboratory informatics]]<br />Scientific software
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|location_city    =  Wellington House, Riseley Business Park, Basingstoke Road, Riseley, Reading, Berkshire
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|location_country  =  U.K.
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|area_served      =  Worldwide
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  |1=<li>Matrix Express
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  |2=<li>Matrix Gemini
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  |3=<li>Matrix Tracker}}
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|subsid            =  Autoscribe Informatics Inc.
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|homepage          =  [http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/ Autoscribe.co.uk]
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'''Autoscribe Ltd.''' develops and distributes business, scientific, and [[laboratory informatics]] software solutions.
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The North American distribution and support team for Matrix Gemini was [[Zumatrix, Inc.]], but Zumatrix was absorbed into a new Autoscribe subsidiary "Autoscribe Informatics Inc." at the beginning of 2012, giving Autoscribe a presence in the U.S.<ref>{{cite web_short |url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/about/company-news |title=Autoscribe launches US operation |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=02 March 2012}}</ref>
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==History==
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==Technology and products==
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===Matrix Gemini===
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Matrix Gemini is a configurable [[laboratory information management system]] (LIMS) solution that "can be used in a wide variety of laboratories, both in size and application."<ref name=MGIntro>{{cite web_short|url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/matrix-gemini-lims |title=Matrix Gemini LIMS |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=18 January 2012}}</ref>
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====Features====
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{| class="wikitable collapsible" border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0"
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  ! colspan="2"| Product: [http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/matrix-gemini-lims Matrix Gemini]
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  ! colspan="2" style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Sample, Inventory, and Data Management
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  | Sample login and management?
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  | Sample tracking?
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  | Sample and/or result batching?
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  | Task and event scheduling?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGSched>{{cite web_short|url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/additional-modules/scheduler |title=Matrix Gemini LIMS - Scheduler |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=18 January 2012}}</ref>
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  | Option for manual result entry?
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  | Multiple data viewing methods?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Data and trend analysis?
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  | Data and equipment sharing?
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  | Customizable fields and/or interface?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Query capability?
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  | Import data?
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  | Internal file or data linking?
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  | External file or data linking?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGInterf>{{cite web_short|url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/configurable-lims/erpmrp-interfacing |title=Matrix Gemini LIMS - Interfacing |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=18 January 2012}}</ref>
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  | [[ELN]] support or integration?
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  | Export data to MS Excel?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGInstrument>{{cite web_short|url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/configurable-lims/instrument-integration |title=Matrix Gemini LIMS - Instrument Integration |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=18 January 2012}}</ref>
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  | Export raw date?
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  | Data warehouse?
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  | Deadline control?
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  | Production control?
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  | Project and/or task management?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGResource>{{cite web_short|url=http://www.autoscribe.co.uk/matrix-gemini/additional-modules/resource-planning |title=Matrix Gemini LIMS - Resource Planning |publisher=Autoscribe Ltd. |accessdate=18 January 2012}}</ref>
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  | Inventory management?
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  | Document creation and/or management?
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  | Case management?
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  | [[Workflow]] management?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGResource />
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  | Specification management?
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  | Customer management?
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  | Billing management?
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  ! colspan="2" style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Quality, Security, and Compliance
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  | Regulatory compliance?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGInstrument />
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  | QA / QC functions?
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  | Performance evaluation?
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  | [[Audit trail]]?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | [[Chain of custody]]?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Configurable roles and security?
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  | Data normalization?
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  | Data validation?
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  | Data encryption?
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  | Version control?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Automatic data backup?
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  | Environmental monitoring?
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  ! colspan="2" style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Reporting, Labeling, and Printing
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  | Custom reporting?
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  | Report printing?
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  | Label support?
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  | Barcode support?
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  | Export to PDF?
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  | Export to MS Word?
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  | Export to HTML and/or XML?
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  | Fax integration?
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  | Email integration?
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  ! colspan="2" style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Base Functionality
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  | Administrator management?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Modular?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Instrument interfacing and management?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGInstrument />
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  | Mobile device integration?
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  | Alarms and/or alerts?
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  | Work-related time tracking?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGResource />
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  | Voice recognition system?
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  | External monitoring?
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  | Messaging?
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  | Multilingual?
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  | Network-capable?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Web client or portal?
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  | style="background-color:white;"| Y<ref name=MGIntro />
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  | Online or integrated help?
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  | [[SaaS]] delivery option?
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  | Usage-based cost?
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  ! colspan="2" style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Industries Served
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  |colspan="2" style="background-color:white;"| chemical, environmental, food and beverage,<br />general, health care, pharmaceutical,<br />veterinary
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====Pricing====
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Source for pricing information is the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide.<ref>{{cite book |url=http://www.limsbook.com/ |title=LIMS Buyer's Guide |author=Jones, John; Alan Vaughan |publisher=Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc. |year=2012}}</ref> As prices may change at any time, always contact the vendor directly to obtain a price list or quote.
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'''Note 1''': For reference, an "n" at the end of a part should be replaced with the number of users. The part number for a 10-user license of Matrix Gemini, for example, would be converted to "MG1012/10".
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'''Note 2''': Options are priced per system. Price for starter configurations is in addition to the price of the product license.
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{|
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  ! colspan="8"| Matrix Gemini Price List
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Part number
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Description
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 1-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 5-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 10-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 20-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 50-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 100-user price
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  | '''MG1012/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Gemini license
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$9,600
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$28,800
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$52,800
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$96,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$208,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$320,000
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  | '''MG1012/EU/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Gemini additional users
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,280
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  | '''MG1012/RU/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Gemini restricted users
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,640
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  | '''Option 101'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |SPC module
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$1,710
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  | '''Option 102'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |ICMS
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | '''Option 103'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Competency tracking
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$8,910
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  | '''Option 104'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Frequency testing
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,780
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  | '''Option 107'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Scheduler
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,725
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  | '''Option 108'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Grading
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,500
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  | '''SCVET/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Starter config for vet labs
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$28,800 (1–4 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$35,000 (5–9 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$40,000 (10–19 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | '''SCBIOB/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Starter config for biobanks
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$28,800 (1–4 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$35,000 (5–9 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$40,000 (10–19 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Part number
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Description
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 1-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 5-user price
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  | '''ME1012/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Express license
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$5,780
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$17,280
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  | '''ME1012/EU/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Express additional users
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,860
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$3,860
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  | '''MEUP1012/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Express addition of config tools
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,480
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$20,000
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  ! colspan="8"| Matrix Tracker Price List
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Part number
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| Description
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 1-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 5-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 10-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 20-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 50-user price
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  ! style="color:brown; background-color:#ffffee;"| 100-user price
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  | '''MT1012/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Tracker license
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,800
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$14,400
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$26,400
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$48,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$104,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$160,000
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|-
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  | '''MT1012/EU/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Tracker additional users
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$2,560
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|-
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  | '''MTUP1012/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Matrix Tracker addition of config tools
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$4,480
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$20,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$24,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$30,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$40,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | '''SCBIOB/n'''
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  | style="background-color:white;" |Starter config for biobanks
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$28,800 (1–4 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$35,000 (5–9 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$40,000 (10–19 users)
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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  | style="background-color:white;" |$50,000
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* '''Crystal Reports''' support can be added for $800.
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* '''System configuration and implementation''' is performed at a rate of $1,500 a day.
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====Demonstration videos and other media====
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The following demonstration videos are available for Autoscribe products:
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4nw29T6C0M LIMS video for Matrix Gemini Range from Autoscribe]
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====Additional information====
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==References==
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<references/>
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<!---Place all category tags here-->
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[[Category:Chemical LIMS]]
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[[Category:Environmental LIMS]]
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[[Category:Food and beverage LIMS]]
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[[Category:General LIMS]]
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[[Category:Health care LIMS]]
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[[Category:LIMS vendor]]
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[[Category:Pharmaceutical LIMS]]
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[[Category:Vendors]]
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[[Category:Veterinary LIMS]]
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