IntegenX RapidHit ID
IntegenX has launched RapidHit ID, a rapid forensic DNA profiling platform. The new platform has a compact footprint and can generate a single STR profile in less than 90 minutes. It features a large touchscreen interface that can play on-board training videos; a camera that can act as a barcode reader; password protecttion; and fingerprint and facial recognition capabilities. It is also equipped to interface with networks for DNA database upload and search. Consumables, which can be stored at room temperature for six months, include a disposable cartridge containing the capillary eletrophoresis elements supporting up to 250 assays, as well as single-use cartridges for buccal swab testing.