July | August 2006
Mitrionics announced a development project for the BLAST bioinformatics application. To be released later in 2006, the BLAST application is designed to run on the Mitrion Virtual Processor operating in FPGA-based computer systems including the SGI RASC RC100 computation blade in SGI Altix family servers.
SEARCH AND RESCUE
Biogen Idec has extended its license to Linguamatics’ I2E text search and mining software. I2E has been deployed at Biogen Idec since early 2005 and is used by the library and information systems team to discover key information from large collections of text documents that would be impossible or difficult to find using conventional methods.
GE Healthcare will include a version of Spotfire DecisionSite analytics software, customized to provide integration with the other components of the IN Cell Investigator high-content analysis software suite for cell biology and drug discovery research.
Gene Logic has issued its second U.S. patent covering key aspects of its Genesis Enterprise System software for gene expression analysis.