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2014-03-13 08:33:15

Preliminary Findings by AFB Tech Reveals Software Makes SharePoint "Easier to Use" RESTON, Va., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Technologies announced that AFB Tech, the American Foundation for the Blind's product evaluation, development, and consulting lab, issued preliminary findings of its review of Discover 508 for SharePoint software, a product to be demonstrated at the 29(th) Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN), beginning on...

2014-03-10 16:36:17

New Process Brings User-Centered Design to Engagement Optimization AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SXSW Interactive 2014 -EchoUser, the Any Experience design firm, will debut at SXSW Interactive 2014 a new design framework, called the CAPTivate Framework, to help interaction designers and developers incorporate the most important medium for their users, time. Current design tools -- journey maps and flow models -- fail to represent how people engage in scenarios...

2014-03-10 08:37:30

EyeProof goes beyond clicks to get a richer view of how people actually engage with websites and ads COPENHAGEN, Denmark and AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eye Tribe, a multiplatform eye tracking software firm, today announced the beta release of their cloud-based eye tracking analytics platform, EyeProof. EyeProof allows you to collect and analyze data on where people look on a website or ad from multiple devices and locations simultaneously. Users can log in...

2014-03-07 23:22:30

UserZoom, provider of the leading cloud-based platform for customer experience management, announced Video Question and UZ Session Replay, new capabilities for mobile qualitative research that enable researchers to see the video and audio of participants sharing their experience and view recordings of participants interacting with the mobile website or app. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 In a world where users are always on the go and use their mobile devices while...

2014-03-04 16:19:28

Voters who cast their ballots via smartphones made fewer errors than they did when voting via traditional methods in a mock election, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University. In a first-of-its-kind study, co-author Rice Professor of Psychology Michael Byrne examined how smartphone-based voting systems can be incorporated into the current large-scale voting process. The study, "Toward More Usable Electronic Voting: Testing the Usability of a Smartphone Voting...

2014-02-28 08:28:21

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World leading Software-as-a-Service web development tools provider Optimal Workshop (Optimal Product Ltd) is integrating the UX Punk services previously acquired from Chicago-based Lime & Chili LLC into its business and is retiring UX Punk services. All UX Punk customers have been notified and are being transitioned to Optimal Workshop services effective March 3, 2014. (Logo -...

2014-02-20 12:25:51

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Electronics expos such as the International Consumer Electronics Show are a great venue for introducing new products and winning new customers around the world. When preparing to present and sell your electronics at these shows, however, it's important to keep culture in mind. You should maximize every opportunity to show potential buyers that your products are designed to meet their unique needs. One often-overlooked way to build a...

2014-02-13 08:29:29

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Panlogic Ltd releases the findings from their 2014 report on multilateral organisations' web presence. Panlogic's research health check into the effectiveness of 15 International Governmental Organisations' (IGO) digital services not only identifies practical suggestions as to the areas that these large and far-reaching organisations should concentrate on to improve their digital communication, but also ranks their...

2014-02-04 12:25:57

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web researchers Change Sciences Group released new data today comparing the consumer banking experience on the top Canadian bank web sites. According to the research, US banks are still the leaders by a slight margin when it comes to usability, but Canadian banks provide an experience that made users happier and more likely to recommend. Despite the higher happiness score, however, the data shows that Canadian banks have room for improvement on...

2014-01-31 23:04:31

Austin tech-nonprofit makes the web accessible for people with disabilities. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 On January 22, Google Austin hosted Knowbility's OpenAIR (Accessibility Internet Rally) wrap-up party, announcing the top three accessible web sites from this year's international competition; thirteen sites created by teams from five countries on four continents for this 16th annual AIR Rally. The 2013 – 2014 OpenAIR Finalists Are:     Barrier...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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