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G Richard Cathcart, Thomas Brennan Marquez, John A Bridgham, George S Golda, Harry A Guiremand, Marianne Hane, Louis B Hoff, Eric Lachenmeier, Melvyn N Kronick, Douglas H Keith, Paul E Mayrand, Michael L Metzker, William J Mordan, Lincoln J McBride, John Shigeura, Chen Hanson Ting, Norman M Whiteley: Automated molecular biology laboratory. Perkin Elmer Applied Biosystems Division, Donald R Boys, Joseph H Smith, August 22, 1995: US05443791 (318 worldwide citation)

A liquid-handling instrument has a worksurface with registration for modular stations to support containers of liquid, pipette apparatus with a pipette tip coupled to a sensing circuit, a robotic translation system for moving the pipette tip, and a control system with an iconic user interface for pr ...


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Harry A Guiremand: Robotic interface. P E Applied Biosystems, Donald R Boys, November 24, 1998: US05841959 (69 worldwide citation)

An automated apparatus is programmed to perform a process by arranging a sequence of first icons on a display in the order of the process, wherein the first icons represent functions of the apparatus, and wherein at least one of the first icons provides a visual representation of a function of the a ...