LONGJUMEAU, France, May 29, 2012 — Horiba Scientific and Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. have announced that Bio-Rad’s KnowItAll Informatics System software package is being offered for use with Horiba Scientific’s Raman spectrometers, via the latter’s LabSpec data acquisition and processing software. The Horiba Edition of KnowItAll provides an integrated environment for complete spectral searching, analysis and data mining. With Horiba’s Raman spectrometers, acquiring a good quality Raman spectrum is easy, but linking that spectrum to a chemical identification can require more advanced knowledge. The KnowItAll software can take the user from spectrum to identification within seconds, at the touch of a button. Functionality of the KnowItAll Horiba Edition includes spectral searching, mixture analysis, database creation and the AnalyzeIt spectrum/structure correlation tool. It also includes the Horiba Raman database, comprising more than 1750 spectra covering a variety of applications. Additional Bio-Rad databases with many more spectra also are available.