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2011-01-12 09:00:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediabarn, Inc., an interactive agency providing user research, design and technology, is proud to announce the redesign of the Uplifting Athletes website located at www.upliftingathletes.org. Uplifting Athletes, a charity that works with college football teams to raise money and awareness for rare disease research, relied on Mediabarn to create a new site that helped better illustrate its vision. To achieve this, Mediabarn created an improved...

2010-08-23 02:59:00

MUMBAI, India, August 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organizations Can Now Have a "Certified Practice in Usability(TM)" and Submit a Product, Application, or Website to be a "Certified Usable Design(TM)" Human Factors International (HFI) announced today an extension of their successful program for certification of usability practitioners (Certified Usability Analysts(TM)) which currently provides certification to about 10% of the world's usability practitioners. As a service to the...

2010-07-27 09:30:00

RESTON, Va., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediabarn, Inc., a leading provider of usability research, design and technology, announced that it has been awarded a subcontract from ManTech International for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) under the Infrastructure, Design, Engineering, Architecture and Integration (IDEAI) program. Mediabarn will serve as lead usability experts in assessing and redesigning application systems for the USPTO Office of the Chief Information Officer...

2009-07-22 10:10:00

FAIRFIELD, Iowa, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Factors International (HFI) has certified nearly 2500 usability professionals world-wide in the fundamentals of user experience (UX) design principles and methodology. HFI's comprehensive training and certification gives UX professionals the competitive edge they need in order to succeed in today's recovering economy. "I credit certification with helping me land this position," says Eric Edge, Product Manager at Yahoo! "I had a lot of...

2008-08-26 12:00:55

Nielsen Norman Group (NNg) has named Seating Management, an online reservation and seating management application for restaurants developed by the Magellan Network (TMN), to its list of the 10 best-designed application user interfaces for 2008. The list comprises submissions from companies around the world. Winning applications were recognized for their emphasis on user experience to meet the exact needs of the customer, without the burden of unnecessary features and technology. TMN,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.