Rtrack and ColonyTrack

Rtrack and ColonyTrack

Rupert Overall has generously shared information about two R packages for the analysis of animal tracking data.  Analysis of spatial exploration data from rodents in various behavioral tests can reveal complex strategies for solving mazes and memory tasks. However,...
pyPhotometry

pyPhotometry

pyPhotometry is an open source system for fiber photometry. The project includes hardware and software. The pyPhotometry acquisition board uses a Micropython microcontroller. It is capable of acquiring data from two digital and two analog inputs and generates analog...
Pi USB Cam

Pi USB Cam

Shikin Hou and Elizabeth J. Glover have developed and shared Pi USB Cam, a system for high-throughput video capture. In their recent eNeuro publication, they provide beautifully detailed documentation for setting up the Pi USB Cam system, rendering this project very...
USVCAM

USVCAM

Jumpei Matsumoto from the University of Toyama has shared the following about his open-source system, USVCAM, for measuring ultrasound communication in rodents:   “Mice frequently use ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) during social¬†interaction. USV...
JARVIS

JARVIS

Video analysis and tracking methods have become increasingly important in behavioral neuroscience research. Although several tools have been highly developed for diverse use, most of the improvements have been made for tracking in 2D images. Timo Hueser and colleagues...