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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

LabChart Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: LabChart is data analysis software that operates with PowerLab hardware connected to a personal computer via Universal Serial Bus (USB). This software creates a platform for recording devices (like a finger pulse transducer) to work together, allowing researchers to acquire biological signals from multiple sources simultaneously, then apply advanced calculations and plots for experiments within a laboratory environment.

This technology is available in several editions; LabChart, LabChart Pro, LabChart Pro Student License, and LabChart Reader. This entry covers all of the editions. All of the editions have similar functionality, except LabChart Pro comes with additional support and LabChart Reader has no licensing fee.

This technology does not utilize a database, as files generated by this technology are saved to the user`s local drive as a proprietary file format.

There is an optional extension, LabChart Remote which allows users to use the LabChart Remote App. This module allows users to connect iOS devices to sampling computers.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team:
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v24.4
Decision Date: 04/01/2024 at 19:29:57 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: ADInstruments
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/01/2024 at 19:29:57 UTC).