Articles published in 2010

Smartphone News Consumption: Implications for creating smartphone content

24th November 2010

News Consumption - Does the communication channel affect how we consume information and how effectively we retain it?

Eye Tracking the iPad

19th November 2010

Using the latest Tobii eyetracking technology User Vision conducted user testing with 25 participants on the iPad. To coincide with the World Usability Day (WUD) theme of ‘communication’ we wanted to demonstrate eyetracking technology via the medium of social networking whilst using the iPad.

The Experience of Online Collaboration

17th November 2010

With companies looking to save money, time and become more efficient, there is a growing appetite for tools and applications that allow businesses to run and develop projects without the need for face-to-face meetings

Video Calling versus Phone Calling: A User Experience Comparison

17th November 2010

Video Calling: the future of the past?

Newspapers in Scotland usability showdown

12th August 2010

Newspapers in Scotland usability showdown - The Scotsman and The Herald reviewed head to head for usability and user experience

Usability Testing with Older Users

16th June 2010

In the second of three articles on usability testing in special situations, we look at testing with older users

Usability Testing with young audiences

4th June 2010

In the first of a series of three articles on usability testing in special situations, we share some of our experience testing with children and teens

BBC iPlayer Beta v3.0 Review

1st June 2010

User Vision's review of the new user experience for the successful BBC iPlayer.

User Experience Review - House of Fraser

10th May 2010

With 62 UK and Ireland locations, The House of Fraser department group is one of the best-known retailers both on the high street and also online

User Experience Review - Argos Usability

7th May 2010

Sales at Argos are up, with multi-channel sales accounting for 42% of total sales*. So, what is Argos doing to make the online channel so successful?

Asos -"Life" Section Review

7th May 2010

Businesses are continually looking at ways to make social networking sites and interactive platforms work for them. Whether using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or any of this continually growing list of mediums, companies are increasingly using innovative solutions to get their messages across and interact with customers on a different level in keeping with social media trends.

User Experience Review - iPad - March 2010

7th May 2010

Apple really doesn’t need much of an introduction. Primarily a consumer brand, it makes money selling hardware like the iPod, iPhone, iMac and yet to be released (in the UK) iPad.

User Experience Review - ASOS

26th April 2010

ASOS has become a major player in online clothes retailing. ASOS international sales grew by 112% in the six months prior to September, overall sales up 47% with UK sales alone increasing 33%

User Vision quickly developed an understanding of the issues we face with the website as we move from developing to delivering the new national qualifications. Their insights showed how the structure and content needed to change to better meet the needs of our stakeholders. Their thorough research and evidence-based recommendations gave us a clear way forward and showed that the changes we’ve implemented have improved our service

Web Manager, Scottish Qualifications Authority.

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