17 reasons why you should use EthoVision XT in your lab
A great track record
30 years of experience and evolution, used at almost 4000 sites worldwide, and validated in thousands of publications in renowned journals.
EthoVision is by far the most cited video tracking system. Source: Google Scholar.
Versatile and scalable
It is a versatile and scalable solution: at the core of your lab, EthoVision XT can be used for basically any behavioral test, with any animal.
Clear and intuitive
The program is set up in a clear and intuitive manner: easy to use for both first time and experienced users.
Transparency is key
Instead of being a ‘black box’, EthoVision XT gives you full insight and control: at any point in your project, you know exactly where your data is coming from and you can adjust data points as you see fit.
Help along the way
EthoVision XT helps you along the way, with templates, built-in video tutorials, and a searchable user manual.
Best tracking results
Superior detection methods (including deep learning technology) and automatic detection settings get you the best tracking results, fast. It works well under both normal and IR lighting conditions.
You can track live or from video. EthoVision XT can handle large video files. You can also record files, while tracking live.
Diverse video input options
EthoVision XT works with a large range of cameras, including analog, USB, and GigE. You can track one or more animals from multiple camera inputs simultaneously.
High-throughput and high-content
Up to a hundred arenas and up to 16 animals per arena can be tracked simultaneously.
Detailed arena definition
You can define up to 10,000 zones in an arena, combine them into cumulative zones, indicate hidden zones, etc.
Powerful analysis tools
With powerful analysis tools, you get reliable results, presented in a way that’s easily incorporated into your papers.
Many available parameters for analysis
The amount of parameters available for analysis is substantial. Some examples: trial duration, in zone, distance to zone, distance, to zone border, distance moved, velocity, heading, turn angle, angular velocity, mobility, proximity, rotation, elongation, and more.
In addition to video tracking the animal, EthoVision XT also detects activity: changes at pixel-level from one frame to the next.
Batch acquisition and analysis
Batch acquisition and analysis make things move along smoothly when you are running a large battery of tests. Let EthoVision XT work for you overnight!
Free analysis on an unlimited number of computers: the license key is only necessary for data acquisition.
Available in software only or complete package
EthoVision XT is available as software only, or in a complete package deal including mazes and other equipment.
Free technical support
Free technical support worldwide and 24/7.