Omixon release the Letter Space Toolkit for Illumina, Ion Torrent and 454 data

Omixon release their fast and sensitive mapping and alignment tool for letter space data.

The range of Omixon products has been expanded with the addition of a command line Letter Space Toolkit, which has been in beta testing since August 2011 and is now ready for its first commercial release. This toolkit contains a mapping and alignment tool called ORM. It is both very fast and very precise has a number of unique features including mapping of long indels, handling of tandem repeats, correction of G/C bias, correction of homopolymer errors and more.

ORM will align data from the Illumina, Ion Torrent and Roche 454 platforms.