Tobii Pro Lab
Tobii Pro Lab

Software for experimental research

Overview

Complete solution for researching human behavior

Tobii Pro Lab constitutes – together with Tobii Pro hardware – a complete solution for behavior research. It provides a visual user interface and dedicated software features that efficiently guide and support the researcher through all phases of an eye tracking experiment – from test design and recording to analysis. Designed to facilitate good experimental practice, Tobii Pro Lab makes it simple for beginners to get started with eye tracking and offers a large degree of flexibility as you grow your research ambitions.

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Workflow efficiency

With Tobii Pro Lab you can easily create complex experiments, collect eye tracking data, observe and qualitatively analyze individual recordings, and aggregate data for quantitative analysis and visualization.

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Ready-to-publish results

Tobii Pro Lab's analysis and visualization tools allow you to easily process and prepare large volumes of eye tracking data. You can calculate a variety of eye tracking metrics and create visual representations of your data thus obtaining a top-down overview of your data.

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Data you can trust

Tobii Pro Lab ensures precise and consistent timing accuracy. You can rely on your analysis and findings with confidence. You can control your collected data with customizable gaze filters, full access to all raw gaze data as well as insights into metric calculations.

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Integration and co-registration

Tobii Pro Lab facilitates the combination of eye tracking with biometric data streams, like EEG, GSR, and ECG via co-registrations. Native integration of the Shimmer3 GSR+ Unit provides a single software solution when used together with our screen-based hardware.

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Software editions

Software editions

Tobii Pro Lab is a comprehensive solution that works with all our eye trackers - from screen-based to wearable. Choose from three different editions to meet your specific needs, both as perpetual and subscription products: Full Edition, Analyzer Edition, and Screen-based Edition.

Full edition

The Full edition gives access to all modules needed to design, record, and analyze your screen-based experiments. You can also add your wearable recordings and use advanced analysis tools to obtain your output of interest.

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Analyzer edition

The Analyzer edition provides both an automated and manual mapping of data from Tobii Pro Glasses 3, saving time and increasing productivity. It gives you a complete set of tools needed for post-analysis, visualization, and video export of your wearable recordings.

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Screen-based edition

This edition provides the entire stack of eye tracking tools to support all steps of your screen-based study: from test design and recording to analysis and data export. You have complete control and access to the locally stored raw and processed data at any time.

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Features

Benefits of buying Tobii Pro Lab

  • Design - Your experiment flexibly and without compromises. Easy-to-use UI, no coding required.

  • Record - Tobii Pro Lab is optimized and fine-tuned to capture your data with our world-leading HW.

  • Inspect and analyze - Have multiple options to inspect your recorded data visually. The enormous set of pre-calculated metrics gives you a head start on your output of interest.​

  • Data - You have complete control and access to the locally stored raw and processed data at any time.

  • Flexible payment model - Purchase a perpetual license or run more flexibly on a subscription contract.

  • Continuous development - We continuously work on improvements based on your feedback.

  • Gain your trust - For thousands of people across companies and universities, large and small, Tobii Pro Lab is where eye tracking research happens.

System requirements

System requirements

Tobii Pro Lab has been designed for research purposes. Therefore, you need to exercise tight control over your operating system and hardware to ensure good performance during stimulus presentation and recording. You can additionally secure the performance by making sure the computer is dedicated to eye tracking and running our software, and that it is free from all third party applications. Tobii Pro Lab routinely performs very demanding calculations, so execution of some operations may take a lot of time, for example, calculating metrics for large projects, encoding exported videos, and running Assisted Mapping. Performance is also affected by variables such as how big your project is, how many stimuli you are using, the type of stimuli used, and the number of recordings already saved in the project.

Current eye trackers
Tobii Pro Spectrum
Tobii Pro Fusion (v1.130)
Tobii Pro Glasses 3 (v1.145)
Tobii Pro Spark (v.1.207)
Tobii Pro Nano (v1.102)
Supported from Lab version x.xx/ or by default if not specified
Discontinued eye trackers
Tobii Pro Glasses 2
Tobii Pro X3-120 (USB & EPU)
Tobii Pro TX300
Tobii Pro T60 XL
Tobii Pro T120
Tobii Pro T60
Tobii Pro X120
Tobii Pro X60
Tobii Pro X2-60
Tobii Pro X2-30
  1. Please note: for screen-based eye trackers, Tobii Pro Lab's Full or Screen-based license is required. For wearable eye trackers an Analyzer license is required.
Component Required specification Important notes
CPU Intel Core i5 quad core, or better 6th generation or later; AMD not supported
RAM16 GB
Hard diskSSD256 GB or more is recommended
Graphics cardIntel or Nvidia, released in 2015 or later; DVI, HDMI or DisplayPort connectorIntel integrated graphics from the HD/UHD/Iris series is suitable; Nvidia Geforce is compatible but Quadro is recommended AMD/ATI not supported
Monitor1920 x 1080 resolutionDVI, HDMI or DisplayPort connector; scaling set to 100%
Operating systemWindows 10 & 11 (64 bit) Professional or EnterpriseProfessional or Enterprise versions only
ComponentRequired specificationImportant notes
PortsRJ-45 Ethernet portUSB-to-Ethernet adapters may work but can have errors
User/Participant camera (for recording participants during experiments)Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920Other equivalent models may work but have not been tested
Scene camera (for setups without screen)Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920Other equivalent models may work but have not been tested
Parallel port for sending TTL-signals (only required when syncing with third-party software/hardware) (Tobii Pro Lab only)StarTech PEX1P, Manhattan PCI 158176, Digitus DS-30020-1Even though sending TTL-signals should work with most parallel port cards, USB-to-Parallel-port adapters are normally designed for printers only and therefore cannot send TTL-signals
USB to TTL adapter (only required when syncing with third-party software/hardware) (Tobii Pro Lab only)Black Box Toolkit USB TTL module Brain Products TriggerBox NeuroSpec MMBT-S Trigger Interface Box
  1. Tobii Pro Studio system requirements can be found here. System requirements related to VR can be found here.
Tobii Pro software requires full administrator rights and does not support roaming profiles.  
Installing/running Tobii Pro software in virtual machines (locally or on a server) is not supported. Running projects over network drives or cloud storage is also not supported .
If you have a multiple-screen setup, always use "extend screen", never "duplicate screen". 
You can avoid negative timing effects and interference from other machines in the same network by using a direct connection between your computer and the Tobii Pro eye tracker. We do not recommend using extension cables, USB hubs, adapters, etc. 
If you run experiments that utilize other biometric measures in conjunction with eye tracking, check the system requirements of any attached third-party equipment.  
  1. If timing is a critical factor in your experiment, check the Timing Guide for Stimulus Display in Tobii Pro Lab.

Downloads

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What's new

What's new in Tobii Pro Lab

Check out our latest product changes as we continue to improve Tobii Pro Lab to empower your team with more functionalities for your research work. Stay up-to-date and upgrade your Tobii Pro Lab if you have not already done so.

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Fields of use

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Scientific research

Psychology and neuroscience

Making the connection between eye movements, cognitive processes, and reactions to expand scientific knowledge of human behavior.

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Scientific research

Developmental psychology

Enabling researchers to study gaze behavior, one of the first developments, opening the door to a child's mind long before acquiring language.

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Consumer research and user experience

Consumer research and user experience

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