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automation

(ot″ŏ-mā′shŏn)
An automatically controlled operation of an apparatus or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human elements of observation, effort, and decision making.

laboratory automation

The use of clinical laboratory instruments that assay large numbers of samples with minimal human intervention.
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Another level of automation is attained by what we have called automator sources, including IFTTT, dlvr.it, and TweetAdder, which make internal and external content Twitter-ready through syndication and transposition, and which automate selected interactions, list-making, or archiving.
Automator. They were better than I thought they'd be.
Figure 3 illustrates how DEUS simulation models, in terms of XML configuration files and Java code, are created (using also a Visual Editor) and then executed by means of the Automator and the Engine.
Utilizing the Pipette Automator with two Fibrometers permits use of an Electric Pipette with either Fibrometer unit without having to disconnect the pipette.
Web services automation platform provider Bowstreet has released the latest version of its Portal Automator with new, automated development and management features.
Hot Music reckons that this collective, which also includes the dab-hand of Dan The Automator, is responsible for bringing a little bit of summer to what has been the most grey and miserable year since Noah was kicking around.
One producer in the movement is Dan Nakamura, aka Dan the Automator. He's responsible for some of the best recent alternative-rap albums, including Deltron 3030 with Del tha Funkee Homosapien.
He says he gets enough singer/songwriter stuff when he's on tour and prefers to spin the latest offerings from hip hop band Outkast or the Dr Octagon alias Dan the Automator.
Bentonville Packaging Automator Eyes E-Fulfillment for Retailers
Microtech Systems has announced the release of MYDisc, a desktop application for CD publishing and labeling that communicates directly with all models of its Image Automator CD-R production systems.
The key attraction of a two-stage approval process is that it enables the automator to use technology where it is currently applicable without shortcutting generally accepted underwriting practices.