General Specifications

  • Empiria Studio can analyze the following assay types: multiwell plate assays, Western blots (e.g., quantitative, qualitative, dot blots, and slot blots), protein gels, nucleic acid gels, slides, and small animal images.
  • Empiria Studio can analyze blots and gels with up to 26 lanes to accommodate most common gels and membranes from multiple vendors.
  • Image Format: Empiria Studio is designed to analyze images acquired on the following LI-COR imagers: Odyssey M, Odyssey F, Odyssey CLx, Odyssey DLx, Odyssey Fc, Odyssey XF, C-DiGit, Odyssey Classic, Odyssey Sa, Aerius, and Pearl Trilogy.

Computer Specifications


  • A minimum of of 8 GB RAM is required.

  • A minimum of 1 TB hard drive is required.

  • Windows 10 (64-bit) and Windows 11 (64-bit) are supported.

  • macOS Ventura and Sonoma are supported on both Intel and Apple Silicon processors.


  • Screen size: Certain components of the Empiria Studio user interface will not display optimally on screen sizes below 1320 x 800 pixels. A screen size of 1920 x 1080 is better for viewing entire plate images for analysis.

  • Dedicated graphics hardware will improve computer performance when working with large, high resolution images. Slide images are likely to be large, high resolution images.