EKF Diagnostics, Cardiff, UK, has unveiled the Altair 240 clinical chemistry analyzer, representing the company’s first fully integrated chemistry system designed for the global market. Available as a benchtop platform, the fully automated analyzer is equipped with laboratory information system bidirectional connectivity and is capable of performing up to 480 tests per hour. In addition to being supported by EKF’s broad menu of Stanbio Laboratory ready-to-use, bar coded, liquid reagents for routine and special chemistries, the Altair 240 also provides the flexibility to configure open channel applications for many esoteric assays. The analyzer features a touchscreen menu, auto-rerun, auto-dilution, and stat interruption, while running on Microsoft Windows 7. For more information, visit EKF Diagnostics.