What is it about?
In this case, the touchscreen interface allows identification of crystals and the positional information to be used for data collection. Sharing this through a common database facilitates collaborations.
Why is it important?
This simplifies a complex process and removes a potential barrier between observation and study.
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This page is a summary of: The use of haptic interfaces and web services in crystallography: an application for a `screen to beam' interface, Journal of Applied Crystallography, November 2016, International Union of Crystallography,
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