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Labs

From portable and stationary labs for observation and analysis of human behavior to high-tech turn-key usability labs: Noldus can deliver it. Complete integrated labs; designed with you and built by us.

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  • High-tech and customized turn-key labs
  • Superior behavior recording and analysis
  • Fully integrated and synchronized equipment to complete and compact portable labs for on-site research
 

Your research is unique. So are your lab requirements. Noldus offers a wide range of flexible tools designed to meet a variety of research demands. If your application requires a unique solution, you can rely on our many years of experience with building labs all over the world to create the perfect lab for you. All equipment is fully integrated, and includes items such as cameras, computers, eye trackers, and physiological measurement systems.

Noldus works together with customers around the world to provide them with the best possible tools for their research. It’s challenging, measuring behavior in natural environments, such as the consumers' home, but we’re up for a challenge! 

When you purchase a Noldus lab, integration and synchronization of all equipment is part of our installation service. You can be sure that your hardware and software will work together, and that all your data is in sync. No matter what kind of research you are working on, we will help you get started quickly!

 


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Observation labs

An observation lab allows researchers to observe test participants unobtrusively, in an environment similar to test participant’s natural surroundings. We help you build the right solution for infant behavior studies, communication studies, market research, social psychology, and consumer science, for example.

With a Noldus observation lab, comparing across sessions and quantifying data is very straightforward. Some phenomena can be difficult to study in a lab; for example, habits during a family dinner. In those cases, you can achieve the best results with live and on-site observation, using our compact portable observations labs.

 
 


Human factors and usability labs

Noldus experts built a large number of human factors, usability testing, and customer experience centers all over the world. 

Gaming researchers, for instance, enjoy the flexibility of The Observer XT and record facial expressions, video, audio, and physiological data in sync. Human factors researchers use Viso and The Observer XT to integrate simulator data with video recordings. 

Our labs use N-Linx, the new standard protocol for automatically integrating systems and tying data streams together. With it, get complete insights into the relationships between experimental conditions, facial expressions, physiological responses, and more. With a Noldus Lab, comparing across sessions and quantifying behavior is very straightforward. 

 
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Customer quote

“The integration of FaceReader, The Observer XT, and psychophysiological data collection makes research programs possible at locations and within timetables that increase opportunity, quality, and efficiency.”

Dr. C. Barton|Davidson College, USA

 


Simulation labs

Many companies and universities worldwide, such as TNO, Boeing, and Delft University of Technology, have turned to Noldus tools and solutions for human-factors research in aviation and automotive fields. Our labs aid in evaluating behavior-related outcomes by using user-friendly interfaces and tools. 

These labs are used worldwide for measuring situational awareness and fatigue, driver behavior, and performance. Tools such as The Observer XT, Viso, FaceReader, and DriveLab are integrated in these labs and allow you to combine behavioral data and video with physiological signals, emotion data, eye tracking, and sensor readings from a flight simulator.

 
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7 Tips to set up a coding scheme

The coding scheme or ethogram determines what data you collect and is, thus, an essential part of your behavioral study. Tips to set up a coding scheme (+free white paper with all 7 tips to set-up your coding scheme).
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Two examples of on-site observational studies with older persons

In certain cases, observations for your study are best performed on-site. In this blog, we describe examples of observational studies with older age groups, conducted at home or at a healthcare facility.
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How to collect high quality data in an observation lab

Controlled conditions and accurate data recording are key in scientific success and a stationary lab provides these controlled conditions while allowing scientists to observe test participants unobtrusively.
 
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