ActualHCA is an innovative home cage analysis system that provides 24/7 monitoring of rodent behaviors in a group-housed environment that is beneficial from both data and welfare perspectives.
As an add-on to existing rodent home cage systems, the Home Cage Analyzer is compatible with a range of rat and mouse homecages and racking systems, including IVC systems. The Home Cage Analyzer sits alongside a normal homecage and collects data from the group of animals in the adjacent cage.
ActualHCA provides automated analysis of discrete behaviors, body temperature, and locomotor activity. The 24/7 monitoring enhances data collection in many applications including neuroscience studies, drug safety and efficacy studies, behavioral phenotyping, studies of circadian rhythms, and much more.