The goal of the project is to utilize the next-generation HTML5 technologies to power the scientific and educational applications of the future. iChemLabs is dedicated to funding, developing and hosting this library and has released it for free under the open-source GPL license. By releasing ChemDoodle Web Components open-source, yet continuing to financially support the library, iChemLabs ensures that the next generation of scientific applications is easily achievable by academia, government and industry, and helps to make sure that the cost of education decreases while using the web to further spread science.read more
iChemLabs, the future of scientific software
iChemLabs was founded in February 2007 by Kevin Theisen to distribute the scientific software he was developing. He initially studied and developed algorithms to simulate nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. This research involved the production of scientifically oriented graphical user interfaces, and his interests expanded to incorporate scientific visualization and graphics. Over the last few years, our goals have become more focused:
1. Provide the Gold Standard in quality and function for chemical publishing software.
2. Be at the forefront of the next generation of web-based scientific software.
3. Grow our presence in this industry by providing quality proprietary and open-source software solutions to benefit our partners and collaborators.
4. Focus on compatibility in all aspects: operating systems (Linux fully supported), platforms (netbooks, mobile devices), web services (ChemDoodle Web Components), 3rd party support (Databases, OpenOffice, iWork)
iChemLabs is the developer of ChemDoodle and other high quality applications and libraries that are both accessible and affordable to students and scientists. We intend to reach as many users as possible and to bring solutions to the scientists that need them. Therefore, our goal is to support all operating systems including Linux, all web browsers for our web technologies, and all platforms including netbooks and mobile devices. iChemLabs also provides consulting and custom development. To learn more about iChemLabs, or to contact us for any reason, please visit the iChemLabs homepage.read more