Pacific Biosciences created the PacBio RS system to conduct, monitor and analyze single molecule in realtime (SMRT™) sequencing reactions. The instrument features high performance optics, automated liquid handling, and an environmental control center, all directed through an intuitive touchscreen interface. Also included is our state-of-the-art Blade Center, the computational brain responsible for primary data analysis. The comprehensive informatics suite, for more advanced analyses, completes the package. Exited via IPO.