Famous worldwide Tecniplast ISOCAGE N and ISOCAGE P systems for biocontainment and bioexclusion respectively are now potentially even boosted by the DVC® capabilities to provide novel insights and enhance animal welfare checks thanks to the automatic data collection directly from the cage level. Specifically designed DVC® board can be easily retrofitted to already existing ISOCAGE P/N systems and enable different benefits for the researchers and vivarium people.
Main benefits are:
- Evaluate bedding condition for standardizing cage conditions, reducing running costs and avoid unnecessary animal handlings.
- 24/7 Detect spontaneous locomotion for a complete and automatic continuous animal welfare check.
- 24/7 Prevent any loss due to unexpected water floods.
- Streamline and balance Facility workload: DVC® allows to customize the system according to your needs and SOPs and automatically balance your Vivarium workload to reach its maximum efficiency
- Real time cage tracking system: DVC® features an automatic cage tracking system that in real time collects these data for you: all the information you need for billing purposes are just one click away!
- Used in conjunction with the DVC® Analytics, remotely evaluate animal activity data that can be used to asses animal welfare reducing physical manual checks
- Used in conjunction with the DVC® Analytics, complement your studies with novel insights coming from a 24/7 data collection approach.