SOFIA – OpenSource SiLA Consumer
Supported Features: PMS (SiLA 1 Device Class)
Manufacturer: wega Informatik AG
SiLA version: supported equipment
Supplied by: wega Informatik
Release Date: Apr-2015
What can SOFIA do?
- Connect multiple SiLA-compliant lab devices and add them to your virtual lab.
- Discover lab devices in your network (added from other registered users), and share your device to your trusted network.
- Run Experiments by executing SiLA Commands (e.g. move labware with a robot, dispense a liquid) and get data (e.g. temperature, status, duration) from your lab devices. You can also share in real-time the results of the execution with other users in your network.
SOFIA is an open source, cross-platform project that was developed as a proof-of-concept for the SiLA core principles: the “Lab of the Future”, a rapid innovation ecosystem connecting devices and people, and exchanging knowledge. SOFIA facilitates the future open source development of more advanced functionalities of a SiLA PMS, such as a scheduler, workflow engine, etc. SOFIA could be potentially developed into an on-demand laboratory services hosted in the cloud, where users can run real-time experiments in remote labs across the globe.