Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the Encore Multispan Liquid Handling System, featuring an array of unique technological advances in a single instrument. The Encore Multispan Liquid Handling System is unlike any other instrument available today and will enable new automation capabilities that improve every stage of the research process.
- A dual, multispan pipetting system provides two individual banks of multiple pipettes where each moves independently in multiple axes, delivering ultimate speed and double the throughput available today. Each pipette can address a variety of sample formats, from tubes to vials to microplates.
- An innovative and powerful software package features a 3-D simulator that provides researchers with the ability to set up, visualize, and optimize their protocols remotely and offline prior to running valuable experiments on the system.
- A built-in robotic arm provides a span of up to 21 inches off-deck with patented one-touch easy teaching that enables end-to-end workflow integrations with unprecedented range and flexibility.
The product will ship in Q2 2013. For more information, visit www.agilent.com/lifesciences/encore.About Agilent Automation Solutions Agilent’s automation solutions combine innovative engineering and workflow integration capabilities with high quality standards and the highest level of customer service. Agilent has a proven track record of successfully automating a diverse array of laboratory processes and workflows. The company’s broad range of product offerings enables customers to automate simple but time-consuming tasks from liquid handling, labeling, centrifugation and sealing to entire complex biological, biopharmaceutical, and chemical analysis methods. About Agilent Technologies Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company’s 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.6 billion in fiscal 2011. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com. NOTE TO EDITORS: Further technology, corporate citizenship and executive news is available at www.agilent.com/go/news. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50461897&lang=en