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Beta Test

A test of a product by outside users before the product goes into mass production. That is, a beta test occurs after an internal alpha test but before a product is produced in large quantities for consumers. The term is used most often in software development.
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M2 PHARMA-March 29, 2017-Applied BioCode Completes Beta Sites for Molecular Diagnostic System
(2) Utilizing the wash bath samples obtained from Beta Site B, NVR analyses were conducted and referenced as an indicator of contamination load, as well as the accuracy of the flowsensor CLC system to indicate and control wash bath concentration in the presence of contamination.
Based on the results from our Beta Site tests, we believe that our PCT MicroTube Adapter Kit can benefit a large segment of the proteomics and genomics research community."
Being a beta site, we experienced the early technical difficulties one might expect.
On one hand, being a beta site for new software can mean a significant cost break, but it requires time, staffing, and patience that may not be possible for small organizations.
The company plans to launch a full-scale service this summer or fall based on feedbacks on the beta site.
"We only allowed ourselves a week to test the beta site," says Patton.
Army Dental Command (DENCOM), the "Hit Team" conducted several potential Beta site visits and the new model was officially named the "Dental Care Reengineering Initiative (DCRI)" in May 97.
Sensis has reportedly formed an agreement with Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide for Frankfurt Airport to serve as a beta site for Aerobahn.
MOTIONBUILDER has been previewed by many of Kaydara's key clients and is currently in the final rounds of an extensive beta site program.
Jeeves corporate bought the company in September of '01 and has been running a beta site until recently.
Essentially, a Compliance Beta Site is comprised of: