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The Bika on-line demonstration installation has been upgraded to version 1.1.3 and Plone 2.1.2
The Bika 1.1 Laboratory Manual and Schema Editor How To released
Improved performance and easy customisation for all sample types
A Bika Portuguese translation has been completed by Nuno R. Pinhão of the Physics & Nuclear Protection and Safety Departments at the Portuguese Nuclear and Technological Institute and the dictionary made available for download
After publication of the 'How to' translate Bika at the Bika SourceForge community site, a Spanish translation has been completed by Luis Diego Espinoza of the Laboratorio Nacional de Materiales y Modelos Estructurales - Universidad de Costa Rica and the dictionary made available for download
Bika Lab Systems proudly announces appointment of first international partner, EFENP Automation, providing solutions in the Indian food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors from Bangalore. EFENP services now include Bika Marketing and Sales, LIMS Analysis & Design, Bika Implementations and After-Sales Support
SA companies are beginning to see business value in hosted software applications, despite local bandwidth costs and constraints, says a Pretoria-based application service provider (ASP).
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Cape Winelab, Stellenbosch, SA, will be evaluating the Bika Wine LSP with an option to take it into production early 2006. The trial installation is scheduled to go live 1 December
After publication of the 'How to' translate Bika at the Bika SourceForge community site, an Italian translation has been completed by I-node's Pierpaolo Baldan and the dictionary made available for download
A 2005 version of of the ISO/IEC standard 17025 'General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories' has been published in May. With no changes to technical requirements. A document has been posted at the Bika SourceForge community site, inviting discussion towards a simple LIMS extract acceptable internationally
A 'How to' customise Bika languages page has been published on the Bika community site at SourceForge.net. It is available for download and describes in 8 easy steps how to create and run Bika dictionaries of LIMS words and phrases in the language of your choice. A Dutch Bika dictionary has already been completed and is also available for download
New functional specifications have been released for discussion at the Bika community site. The design has been completed in consultation with and is sponsored by Quantum Analytical Services
Fulfilling a previous commitment, Western Cape-based Bika Lab Systems have released the source code for its laboratory information management system(LIMS) under the GNU GPL.
Bika LIMS v1.0 has been released on the general public license and is available for download at Sourceforge.net. Version 1.0 was commercially deployed at Western Cape winery BBK on 1 June 2005
The Breëriviervallei Botteleringskoöperasie in the Western Cape is using a laboratory information system (LIMS) based on the Plone CMS, allowing clients to register analysis requests, track their progress and look up historical results -- all from the Web.
Web interface allows laboratory clients to remotely register analysis requests, track their progress and look up historical results