The Remote Sampler development team are always working hard to fix bugs and introduce powerful new features to the product. This page provides an overview of the coming features along with estimated roll-out dates. All timescales on this page are subject to change since work is frequently re-prioritised based on customer demand as well as development workload.
The chart below shows a timeline for the upcoming releases of Remote Sampler over the coming months.
The table below outlines a list of the features that a slated for release in each of the versions in the timeline above.
1st May 2022
LIMS ML compatibility
Addition of support for LIMS ML compatibility when integrating with ThermoFisher SampleManager LIMS.
Bluetooth printing support
Support for field printing using Zebra Bluetooth thermal label printers.
Functionality for sending attachments files (PDF and JPEG) down to the mobile device and viewing them.
Waste-water functionality optimisation
A re-envisioning of the waste-water functionality present in the Windows version of the Remote Sampler device client.
1st Nov 2022
Automated configuration extraction from LIMS
Functionality to automatically generate and maintain Remote Sampler workflow configuration based on LIMS configuration.
Work assignment automation via LIMS
Fully automated support for work assignment and reassignment driven by LIMS.
Support for speech recognition
Addition of speech recognition for data entry.
1st May 2023
Large static data support
Functionality to allow large static data lists to be synchronised with the mobile device.
Support for .png attachments
Support for sample attachments of file type .png.
1st Nov 2023
QLIMS integration support
Support for integration with OnQ QLIMS 9.0.
1st May 2024
Device disaster recovery functionality
An independent mechanism to back up all key sampling data on every mobile device. Support for viewing and exporting of backup data.
Multifactor authentication support
Support for multifactor authentication in the web client.
1st Nov 2024
SampleManager LIMS API integration
Direct integration with the ThermoFisher SampleManager Rest API
Historical site data
Allow users to view historical data for samples points
1st Nov 2025
Single sign-on support
Integration with Microsoft Active Directory for single-sign on the web management portal.
Full support for Microsoft Azure
Full out of the box support for systems running on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.