New version of LabCollector v6.15 is here!


📢 Exciting News! 🎉 We are thrilled to announce the release of the new version of LabCollector v6.15! 🚀

This update is packed with a range of new features and enhancements that will take your laboratory data management to the next level. 📊


✨ Here’s a quick look into what’s in store for you:


⚡️ PHP8 Support: This new update includes full support of PHP8.1 for LabCollector and all the add-ons, enabling enhanced performance, advanced features, and improved security.

⚠️ Please note that PHP 5.6 and lower are no longer supported. ⚠️


🔒 Improved Security & Compliance:

  • Improved Custom Field Management: Enter a reason for modifying or deleting a custom field, ensuring transparency.
  • Exporting actions are logged for easy tracking and reference.
  • Flexible IP Range Control: Accept broad IP subnets with wildcard entries.
  • Simplified interface for managing certified timestamps.


📦 Enhanced Lot Management:

  • Provide a mandatory reason when merging lots for improved record-keeping.
  • Merge lots and consolidate associated comments for a streamlined overview.
  • Export lot custom fields along with batch lot inventory for comprehensive data.
  • Efficient Disposal Filtering: Filter the disposal list by product name and lot reference for easy identification.
  • Create projects for destocking lots and tracking chemical consumption for better organization.


🚀 Seamless Autocompletion: Accelerate data input by utilizing autocomplete for fields with matching names across modules. Effortlessly populate data from one module into corresponding fields of another, ensuring a smooth and efficient workflow.


🧪 Swagger UI: Swagger was released in the previous LabCollector’s version 6.12. Today, we are excited to introduce its enhanced version in 6.15! Easily explore and test all the available API endpoints without coding, enabling you to unlock the full potential of LabCollector.

Checkout our Knowledge Base for more details.


🔍 Enhanced Alerts Filtering:

  • Effortlessly identify low inventory batches by applying convenient filters to your alerts.
  • Filter maintenance alerts based on the number of days you are overdue, allowing you to prioritize and address overdue maintenance tasks efficiently.


⚗️Improved Recipe Management:

  • Risk icons are displayed inline for each chemical component.
  • The multiplier in recipes also updates the quantity of the final product, simplifying formulation processes and ensuring precise measurements.


🐁 Revised Animal Crossing: We have revised Animal Crossing and made significant updates. For example, we have implemented a refinement where mating is now restricted to within the same species, aligning with appropriate laboratory protocols and ensuring accurate data management.


🧬 Transnetyx Integration: Now in the Tube Sorter add-on, we offer automated genotyping services that helps improve the quality of your research. Get real-time PCR results with this integration.

Curious to learn more? Head to our Knowledge Base for all the thrilling details!


🐋 Docker Installer: We are excited to announce the possibility of using the Docker Installer! (Read our Knowledge Base for more details).

Docker is a software platform that allows you to build, test, and deploy applications quickly. Docker packages software into standardized units called containers that have everything the software needs to run including libraries, system tools, code, and runtime.

Using Docker, you can quickly deploy and scale applications into any environment and know your code will run. Checkout our LabCollector Image available on the Docker Hub.


📈 Enhanced User Interface & Experience: We’ve listened to our clients and quality testing team, resulting in bug fixes and interface updates that will make your work even smoother and more enjoyable.


🪲 Bug Fixes & Patches: We’ve diligently addressed various bugs and vulnerabilities to ensure a smooth and secure user experience. Our development team has worked tirelessly to identify and eliminate software glitches, enhancing system stability and fortifying the platform against potential vulnerabilities. We strive to provide you with a robust and reliable laboratory management solution, empowering you to focus on your research without interruptions.


💾 Before updating, remember to back up your data to ensure a seamless transition. Once updated, take some time to explore the new features and functionalities. 💡

Learn more about the new version in our blog post: 🔗