Animal behavior research
We help you to increase the efficiency and quality of your study, from setup to publication. Noldus is a leading developer of software and integrated solutions for animal behavior research. What started out as a one-man company, has grown into a worldwide network of offices and distributors, with over 50,000 satisfied customers. Noldus develops products in close collaboration with scientists, for application areas such as neuroscience, zebrafish research, gait analysis, and neuropharmacology.
Animal behavior research
Video tracking recognizes your zebrafish (adult or larva) from a life video feed or video file and is able to track its movement or activity.
Testing animals in their home cage has several key advantages: it eliminates stress of new surroundings and allows for longer testing periods, for example.
Many psychiatric illnesses are depression- or anxiety-related disorders. Behavioral tests with rodents are crucial to get insights on the underlying mechanisms.
Gait analysis: the study of animal locomotion to learn more about several neurological disorders and lesions.
Cognition and memory studies are invaluable in research areas such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease.
Study movement, place-preference, or social behavior and gain valuable insights in animal welfare and health.
EthoVision XT is the most widely applied video tracking software that tracks and analyzes the behavior, movement, and activity of any animal.
The Observer XT
The Observer XT is the ideal tool for many researchers: it saves you time scoring behaviors and it allows you to synchronize and analyze multiple signals all together.
Looking for a zebrafish larvae research tool? DanioVision is the complete system designed for high-throughput tracking of zebrafish larvae and other small organisms.
CatWalk XT is a complete gait analysis system for quantitative assessment of footfalls and locomotion in rats and mice.
Mazes and open fields
We offer a wide range of mazes and open fields for your standard tests. Custom-built and high quality.
PhenoTyper is an instrumented observation cage to measure and test the behavior of laboratory rodents.
"What I love about Noldus Information Technology is the personal attention and service. I am not dealing with a website or a call center in a remote country but with people whom I know by name, and who provide advice and on-site support during periodic visits."
Prof. Dr. D. Pollak |University of Vienna, Austria
Our research solutions
We are here to help you to improve your research, engineering, teaching and training. Together with our partners, we create innovative software, hardware, and integrated systems for the measurement and analysis of animal behavior.
Find out more about the possibilities for your research, by downloading our product overview.
Customer succes story
Dr. Thomas Prévôt from the University of Toronto is developing a new tool to assess anxiety-like and depressive-like behavior in rodents, in order to understand the underlying mechanisms of chronic stress exposure and how it changes either behavior but also molecular and cellular pathology, to mimic the human depression.