The Observer has become an industry standard software tool for the collection, management, and analysis of observational research data by numerous prominent research institutes across the globe. One such renowned research institute using The Observer is the M.I.N.D. Institute at the University of California in Davis. Investigators Dr. Sally Rogers and Dr. Sally Ozonoff are using The Observer as a key tool in their work on detecting autism in children under the age of two years.
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In our effort to further improve services to our customers in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, both our offices in Germany have been relocated.
Customers in Switzerland, Austria, and the southern German states (BY, HE, RP, SL, SN, TH) are welcome to contact our office in Hof (Bavaria) at:
Noldus Information Technology GmbH, Büro Hof
Contact: Rüdiger Beer, Phd
After three years of intensive development, investigation of the customer’s wishes, and extensive validation testing, Noldus is proud to announce the inclusion of EthoVision XT in the EthoVision family. EthoVision XT is a new video tracking system that provides solutions to new challenges in behavioral studies. The new system builds upon the proven performance of its closest relative; EthoVision 3.1 is a versatile video tracking system, which has over eight hundred users and has been cited in more than one thousand scientific publications.
Wageningen - After a long period of development and intensive validation testing, Noldus is pleased to announce the release of CatWalk: an unique automated gait analysis system. Due to its wide range of parameters, CatWalk can be applied to any study dealing with (disturbances in) locomotion. Applications can be found in the fields of spinal cord injuries, muscular diseases, neuropathic pain, and many others.
At Neuroscience 2006, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), three papers were presented on behavioral patterns discovered with the Theme software. This fits a trend of increasing interest for Theme in neuroscience research.The papers presented dealt with very diverse topics:
Huawei Technologies has selected Noldus Information Technology’s tools for user research and usability testing of new telecommunications hardware and software. The agreement was celebrated during the “Innovation Dinner” in Shenzhen, witnessed by Mrs. Karien van Gennip, Minister for Foreign Trade of The Netherlands, during a trade mission to the People’s Republic of China.
Noldus Information Technology becomes the technical partner in the “Restaurant of the Future”, a unique facility for innovative consumer research under construction in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The Restaurant of the Future will allow testing of new food concepts, products, equipment or restaurant design in a real-life context.
One of the most advanced user experience labs in Europe was recently installed by Noldus in the heart of the old town of Salzburg, Austria, at the Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society. Noldus Information Technology has designed and built the complete lab, which is equipped with state-of-the-art software and hardware to enable highly advanced multimodal testing. The ICT&S Center is part of the University of Salzburg and is directed by Dr. Ursula Maier-Rabler.