Symbion Systems, Inc. released the Symbion-DX, Version 2.5. The software preserves the features of earlier versions while adding several new capabilities, including an expanded database functionality, instrument control, spectroscopic data processing, and methods development capabilities. The result is the Spectroscopic Data System for use in LIMS, pharmaceutical process analytical technology (PAT) development, and on-line chemical process monitoring.
Version 2.5 features Oracle products as the standard database platform underlying Symbion. With the attainment of Gold Level membership in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), Symbion can offer the Oracle Standard Edition with full Oracle support.
The new version provides a standardized platform for controlling a range of spectrometers and other analytical instruments, data manipulation and application development capabilities, and the ability to communicate with numerous chemometric routines, third-party programs, and enterprise-wide data systems.