Ion proton sequencer by Life Technologies Corp., due out by the end of 2012, designed to sequence the entire human genome in a day for $1,000:

http://www.kurzweilai.net/sequencing-a-human-genome-in-one-day-for-1000?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=3ff6d1705b-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email

Nanopore detectors make parallel sequencing possible, promising to revolutionize DNA sequencing:

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/?p=99163&utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=01.12.12%2520%281%29&utm_content=

Disposable gene sequencing device the size of a USB memory stick by Oxford Nanopore Technologies, also due out by the end of 2012, expected to cost under $900:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/18/health/oxford-nanopore-unveils-tiny-dna-sequencing-device.html?src=rechp