The Observer XT

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What's new in The Observer XT 16

The Observer XT is the complete software tool for behavioral research, and contains all possible functions, supported by excellent services.

The upcoming release of version 16 offers new improvements, which will provide a greater ease of use:


Faster and more efficient

Our powerful and versatile coding system is designed to speed up your work! The Observer XT 16 is a 64-bit application, making the platform run even faster and more efficient, adding more power to the GOLD STANDARD for coding and analyzing behavior.


The Observer XT 16 can be used with a dongle free security system

Dongle free security system

With The Observer XT 16 comes software activation that no longer requires a hardware key. The new security structure via Soraco Licensing allows for a more flexible use of the license. No more lost or damaged dongles, just simply install and activate your software on multiple PC’s.


Improved interaction

With N-Linx you get complete insights into the relationships between experimental conditions, facial expressions, physiological responses, and more.

Thanks to the updated N-Linx, the standard protocol for automatically integrating systems, tying data streams from different tools like FaceReader and MediaRecorder together, runs even more smoothly.

What's new in The Observer XT

Using Pocket Observer on a  handheld tablet

Pocket Observer

The Pocket Observer is a special add-on for live coding that runs on smartphones, handhelds, tablets, and on rugged devices suitable for outdoor use. It was designed for ambulatory and outdoor observations. Pocket Observer has now been optimized for use on Android 10 and up.


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