Lab execution software:
- Digital flow of information, no manual data handling needed
- Saves time and eliminates reading and transcription errors
- All your information available in one place and at any time
- Communicate with your existing data management systems via a customizable interface
- Annual fee per instrument
- Time-saving processes: automatic, digital data transfer
- Top data quality: elimination of transcription errors
- Fast decisions: data at your fingertips
Research is complex, but this is easy. Plug and play. All your lab data just a click away. Intuitive, liberating. AP Connect is lab software that connects your instruments, communicates measurement information, and ensures compliance.
There are three editions: Start, Standard, and Pharma.
Begin with AP Connect Start. It’s free. More features? Upgrade to the Standard or Pharma edition – for intensely regulated industries, with digital approval processes, audit trails, dedicated role management, etc.
Scaled prices are available on request. Please contact us.
Great data handling with AP Connect: Go paperless. Eliminate transcription errors. Trigger measurements with 10+ parameters. Centralize your lab data with storage of tens of thousands of measurements in a single digital space. Connect 50+ Anton Paar instruments and tap in whenever you want. With Anton Paar’s AP Connect lab execution software, your data is available at a snap, and it’s accessible from any network computer. Streamlining your data flow frees up time for analysis. We also offer dedicated validation documentation in just a few steps to support your validation and qualification process – performed by our highly qualified services colleagues, on request.
AP Connect: Lab automation your data deserves. Choose the AP Connect edition you need.
- Install in 3 steps
- Just Plug & Play: Lab execution software, the easy way
- Kick-start your paperless lab today
3 easy steps
- Install AP Connect
- Log in to AP Connect
- Register your instruments (connected to your company network)
All you need
- PC or server installation
- Anton Paar instrument
- Local network
Try it out!
- Use AP Connect with full functionality for 60 days
- Choose the license that best fits your needs:
- AP Connect Start – for free: unlimited use with one instrument
- AP Connect Standard
- AP Connect Pharma
- One network. One software solution. 50+ Anton Paar instruments.
- Automatic transfer of all instrument data
- Your lab, paperless
Still manually transferring/transcribing lab data from your instruments?
Connect your lab instruments to AP Connect and capture all the generated data using your local network infrastructure.
Zero transcription errors improves data handling quality. Zero paperwork saves precious time.
- One central database, for all your measurement data
- Access from across the company network
- Digital space for tens of thousands of measurements
Dealing with lab data in various places and formats?
Measurement results not available on your PC?
AP Connect collects instrument data from measurements, adjustments, calibrations, and checks – as well as audit trails and signing steps – and stores it where you can find it.
Instrument data management from any PC in your network. Time spent using information – not just searching for it. Resources freed up for data analysis.
- Lab data, at a glance, on your PC
- Measurement details available any time
- Easy comparison of results data, for a quick overview
Testing your sample means analyzing results from various instruments?
Want to look up or compare details of your measurements any time, everywhere?
AP Connect’s results browser visualizes the complete data set of your measurements. Results, settings and meta information are available any time, on any PC on the network.
All your measurement data at a glance, available any time. Easier data analysis. Faster decisions in the lab.
- Transparency: Who. What. When. Where.
- Reflect, filter and review your audit trail
Performing audits on a regular basis?
Need to trace activities in your lab?
AP Connect compiles a complete audit trail of all connected instruments, and of the software itself, in one database. All information is available for further analysis and review.
Transparency in your lab. Audit trails at your finger tips. Details displayed quickly and easily, in response to queries.
- Submit. Review. Approve.
- Approval process across instruments and software
- Consider all lab data for approval
Need to review information from different sources, to make a statement about lab results?
With AP Connect, work in one system and define your approval process with up to 3 levels. An electronic signature confirms each process step.
Lab routine review & approval process reflected in a single software solution. No incorrect data leaves the lab.
- Prepare on PC, measure automatically
- Define measurements with 10+ parameters
Measuring many samples using sample changer?
Looking for an easy way to configure the series on your PC?
Manage measurement series on your PC and transfer them digitally to AP Connect. Measurements are triggered automatically on each instrument.
Lab automation using predefined templates for recurring measurement series. Time saved with individual PC management.
- Grant access rights for roles
- Ensure the system is not used without permission
Your business requires clear roles and assigned rights?
AP Connect provides a user with roles and permission management which can be connected to an active directory system.
You can implement a company-wide security concept by assigning specific roles and permissions to users in AP Connect, in alliance with your existing security regime.
- Fully control your data flow in the lab
- Adapt the data exchange format to your needs
- Actively select the data to be transferred
Need full control over your data flow in the lab?
Need to select data and send it to the data management system?
With AP Connect, set custom filters and individually select the data to be exported. AP Connect offers several file formats and lets you configure the data sets.
Customized and targeted selection of data from your lab, for transfer to your data management system, in a single file.
- Fully automatic. Transfer. Report. Archive.
- Streamline data flow
- Define rules for regular and recurring exports
Need to standardize the data flow in your lab? Want to document your lab actions?
AP Connect helps you set up various customizable export rules to save data to any destination on your network automatically.
Configure your connectivity once, and your data will flow automatically - without bothering you again.
- Automated, secure data transfer
- Standardized interface for fast, smart data access
Need to receive your data directly from AP Connect and use it in other software applications?
Access the AP Connect database via the standardized REST interface. Data can be transferred to your REST-enabled application without the need for file exchange processes.
Use the programmatic interface to speed up, secure, and fully automate your data transfer, and use lab data wherever needed in your applications.
|Target customers||For all customers who want to get to know and grow with AP Connect, and who want to connect a single instrument.||Broad base. For labs and applications across industries.||Focused on labs in intensely regulated environments. For operators with specific stringent testing requirements.|
|Industries||Food & beverage industry, petroleum industry, chemical industry, flavors & fragrances industry.||Food & beverage industry, petroleum industry, chemical industry, flavors & fragrances industry.||Pharmaceutical industry, personal care industry, healthcare industry, nutraceutical industry, government compliance.|
|License||Free||One-time license fee or annual subscription fee||One-time license fee or annual subscription fee|
|Instrument connectivity||1 instrument||up to 30 instruments||up to 30 instruments|
|Data analysis (results browser)||✔||✔||✔|
|Configurable automatic export||1 rule||up to 150 rules||up to 150 rules|
|Supported file formats for data export||PDF, CSV||PDF, XLS, CSV||PDF, XLS, CSV|
|Client installation (multi-user access)||1 client||Multiple clients||Multiple clients|
|User management supporting Active Directory||✔||✔||✔|
|Fileless data transfer (REST API) ||✔||✔|
|Connect to non-AP instruments ||✔||✔|
|Control of instruments (automated measurement series)||✔||✔|
|Roles and permissions||✔|
|Review & approval process||✔|
|Compliant with Title 21 CFR Part 11||✔|
- Via separate license (extra license costs apply)
- Additional adapters needed (extra license costs apply)
Minimum requirements for workstation and server installation
|Minimum hardware requirements||2.5 GHz processor or faster|
|4 GB RAM (depending on the operating system)|
|Screen resolution 1080p|
|30 GB free disk space on system drive|
|Supported operating systems||Microsoft Windows 7 SP2|
|Microsoft Windows 10 (Version 1607 or higher)|
|Microsoft Windows 11|
|Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2|
|Microsoft Windows Server 2016|
|Microsoft Windows Server 2019|
|Supported SQL servers||MS SQL Server 2014|
|MS SQL Server 2016|
|MS SQL Server 2017|
|MS SQL Server 2019|
|Storage||Up to 300,000 measurements (MS SQL Server Express Database)|
|Interface connectivity||Ethernet / RS232|
|Export file format||.csv, .xslx, .pdf, json |
- Via REST API
Anton Paar Certified Service
- More than 350 manufacturer-certified technical experts worldwide
- Qualified support in your local language
- Protection for your investment throughout its lifecycle
- 3-year warranty