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Record and remotely observe user interactions, efficiently analyze results, and instantly share your findings with anyone, anywhere. Customize Morae to Work for You Write your own Recorder, Observer, and Manager plug-ins with Morae’s pluggable architecture, which enables you and your development team to build features specific to your testing environment. Get Great Insights with Morae. BB TestAssistant - the software test tool and screen recorder. Opinion: Some Hows And Whys Of Usability Testing. [In this reprinted #altdevblogaday-opinion piece, freelance game designer Emmeline Dobson explains why developers need to do usability testing, and offers advice on questioning participants and listening to their feedback.]

Opinion: Some Hows And Whys Of Usability Testing

Usability testing is on the increase, led by companies like PlayableGames and Vertical Slice in the UK, and Microsoft Games Studios having offered its gameplay lab services to its exclusive developers for Xbox from before 20031. Yet it can be regarded as expensive, troublesome to organise, and just a distraction from making features for a game product. It doesn't have to be. Glasses – The next generation Mobile Eye Tracker. Mobile eye tracking for research in real-world environments Tobii Glasses are a new, unobtrusive and efficient mobile eye tracker (head- mounted eye tracker) for capturing natural behavior in both qualitative and quantitative real-world research. The Tobii Glasses system includes a pair of eye tracking Glasses, a Recording Assistant and, optionally, infrared (IR) markers for automated generation of aggregated eye tracking data from several test subjects.

The discreet, ultra-lightweight design ensures natural behavior and research validity. Presentation.


  1. mojojuju Feb 14 2013
    Hi, mklein. Please let me know if and how I can help when you need testers for your game. Currently I have access to Windows Vista and iOS (iPad & iPod) operating systems. I am also skilled at troubleshooting and documentation. Thanks for considering me. Cheers.