The Software for Video-Based Research
The Software for Video-Based Research
INTERACT is the platform for synchronized viewing and analysis of video footage and audio files in observational research.
It allows for qualitative and quantitative content coding and event logging and creates valuable statistical results.
It is based on 29 years of proven technology and based on the knowledge of thousands of researchers worldwide.
A Best Practice Guide to Video-Supported Behavior Observation
Abstract: Observation appears to be a simple skill. It is assumed to be something everyone does every day since early childhood, and thus, it seems to be an easy and well-trained skill. However, observation of behavior with a scientific outcome is far from easy. It requires a well-thought-out method based on scientific knowledge and hypothesis. It further requires appropriate software tools to create reliable data and new findings with significant validity in a reasonable time.
The significant difference between everyday observation and scientific observation and the enormous chances specific software tools can create in this field will be discussed in this document.
INTERACT enables accelerated answers to complex research questions, because it brings video, audio, physiology and live observations together, all in one single software tool
“...Mangold INTERACT on the other hand, runs smooth as butter in all aspects - playing videos, coding, statistics, and visualizations.
Last, but not least, Mangold INTERACT staff are lovely to deal with. Fast, efficient, and friendly. I really like them. … I think the level of customer support is something that is VERY important, and the Mangold team nails it.”
Dr. Shane Rogers,
Edith Cowan University, Australia
"The INTERACT Software is flexible, user friendly and rich in its capabilities. But, more importantly, the support staff at Mangold is unparalleled."
Prof. Ph.D. Catherine Tamis-LeMonda,
New York University, US
Read the full story here: How Mangold INTERACT Works
See how easy INTERACT can be used in behavior research studies
* The program is only limited by the used computer's overall power and the typical limitations of its operating system.
INTERACT delivers statistical results at the touch of a button and makes them understandable. Exporting raw data as well as statistical results is also possible with a few mouse clicks.
Use the extensive charting capabilities of INTERACT to create meaningful visualizations for your reports and presentations.
View your data from a different perspective with the diverse data analysis capabilities of INTERACT.
Discover the hidden information in your data, which cannot be obtained through observation.
During 29 years of continued development of INTERACT, we always focused on intuitive usability and maximum flexibility.
The almost magic video technology in INTERACT allows for using any common video format in your studies. It can handle videos from digital camcorders, IP-cameras, streaming videos, action-cams, web-cams, smartphone videos etc. - just give it a try if you already have INTERACT, or ask us in case we should test one of your videos for you.
Also, using videos from different camera types simultaneously is easily possible - such as a video from an action-cam, another one from an Android mobile phone and another one from an iPhone.
With INTERACT, complex coding/category systems can be used without restrictions.
An unrestricted transcription is also possible at any time.
From the requirements of various projects in over 29 years, essential functions have been developed in INTERACT, which are easy to use and allow hundreds of variations of coding methods. From simple coding at the push of a button to structured post-coding and the coding process where several event streams are recorded in parallel.
INTERACT offers every user the right possibilities, from beginners to professionals.
Sure. Just ask for it. An additional quick personal online training will enable you to get the most out of the trial.
INTERACT is available in different editions. If you tell us your project requirements we will be happy to send you the matching INTERACT information.
We are happy to show you without obligation how INTERACT can be used in your project.
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