Remote Usability Testing Using Eyetracking

  • Piotr Chynał
  • Jerzy M. Szymański
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6946)


In the paper we present a low cost method of using eyetracking to perform remote usability tests on users. Remote usability testing enables to test users in their natural environment. Eyetracking is one of the most popular techniques for usability testing in the laboratory environment. We decided to try to use this technique in remote tests. We used standard web camera with freeware software. Our experiment showed that such method is not perfect, but it could be a good addition to the standard remote tests, and a foundation for further development.


Eyetracking Usability Remote Usability Testing Human-Computer Interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Chynał
    • 1
  • Jerzy M. Szymański
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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