Autoscribe Ltd.

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Autoscribe Ltd.
Type Limited
Industry Business software
Laboratory informatics
Scientific software
Headquarters Wellington House, Riseley Business Park, Basingstoke Road, Riseley, Reading, Berkshire, U.K.
Area served Worldwide
Subsidiaries Autoscribe Informatics Inc.

Autoscribe Ltd. develops and distributes business, scientific, and laboratory informatics software solutions.

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.[1]


Technology and products

Matrix Gemini

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."[2]


Product: Matrix Gemini
Sample, Inventory, and Data Management
Sample login and management?
Sample tracking?
Sample and/or result batching?
Task and event scheduling? Y[3]
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods? Y[2]
Data and trend analysis?
Data and equipment sharing?
Customizable fields and/or interface? Y[2]
Query capability?
Import data?
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking? Y[4]
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel? Y[5]
Export raw date?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management? Y[6]
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?
Case management?
Workflow management? Y[6]
Specification management?
Customer management?
Billing management?
Quality, Security, and Compliance
Regulatory compliance? Y[5]
QA / QC functions?
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail? Y[2]
Chain of custody? Y[2]
Configurable roles and security?
Data normalization?
Data validation?
Data encryption?
Version control? Y[2]
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, Labeling, and Printing
Custom reporting?
Report printing?
Label support?
Barcode support?
Export to PDF?
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?
Base Functionality
Administrator management? Y[2]
Modular? Y[2]
Instrument interfacing and management? Y[5]
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?
Work-related time tracking? Y[6]
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Network-capable? Y[2]
Web client or portal? Y[2]
Online or integrated help?
SaaS delivery option?
Usage-based cost?
Industries Served
chemical, environmental, food and beverage,
general, health care, pharmaceutical,


Source for pricing information is the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide.[7] As prices may change at any time, always contact the vendor directly to obtain a price list or quote.

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".

Note 2: Options are priced per system. Price for starter configurations is in addition to the price of the product license.

Matrix Gemini Price List
Part number Description 1-user price 5-user price 10-user price 20-user price 50-user price 100-user price
MG1012/n Matrix Gemini license $9,600 $28,800 $52,800 $96,000 $208,000 $320,000
MG1012/EU/n Matrix Gemini additional users $5,280 $5,280 $5,280 $5,280 $5,280 $5,280
MG1012/RU/n Matrix Gemini restricted users $2,640 $2,640 $2,640 $2,640 $2,640 $2,640
Option 101 SPC module $1,710 $1,710 $1,710 $1,710 $1,710 $1,710
Option 102 ICMS $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910
Option 103 Competency tracking $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910 $8,910
Option 104 Frequency testing $3,780 $3,780 $3,780 $3,780 $3,780 $3,780
Option 107 Scheduler $4,725 $4,725 $4,725 $4,725 $4,725 $4,725
Option 108 Grading $4,500 $4,500 $4,500 $4,500 $4,500 $4,500
SCVET/n Starter config for vet labs $28,800 (1–4 users) $35,000 (5–9 users) $40,000 (10–19 users) $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
SCBIOB/n Starter config for biobanks $28,800 (1–4 users) $35,000 (5–9 users) $40,000 (10–19 users) $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Matrix Express Price List
Part number Description 1-user price 5-user price
ME1012/n Matrix Express license $5,780 $17,280
ME1012/EU/n Matrix Express additional users $3,860 $3,860
MEUP1012/n Matrix Express addition of config tools $4,480 $20,000
Matrix Tracker Price List
Part number Description 1-user price 5-user price 10-user price 20-user price 50-user price 100-user price
MT1012/n Matrix Tracker license $4,800 $14,400 $26,400 $48,000 $104,000 $160,000
MT1012/EU/n Matrix Tracker additional users $2,560 $2,560 $2,560 $2,560 $2,560 $2,560
MTUP1012/n Matrix Tracker addition of config tools $4,480 $20,000 $24,000 $30,000 $40,000 $50,000
SCBIOB/n Starter config for biobanks $28,800 (1–4 users) $35,000 (5–9 users) $40,000 (10–19 users) $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
  • Crystal Reports support can be added for $800.
  • System configuration and implementation is performed at a rate of $1,500 a day.

Demonstration videos and other media

The following demonstration videos are available for Autoscribe products:

Additional information


  1. "Autoscribe launches US operation" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 02 March 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 "Matrix Gemini LIMS" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
  3. "Matrix Gemini LIMS - Scheduler" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
  4. "Matrix Gemini LIMS - Interfacing" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Matrix Gemini LIMS - Instrument Integration" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Matrix Gemini LIMS - Resource Planning" Autoscribe Ltd.. Retrieved 18 January 2012.
  7. Jones, John; Alan Vaughan (2012). LIMS Buyer's Guide. Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc..