The Atlanta-based Usability Center @ Southern Polytechnic has the following state-of-the-art features and equipment in a 3-room facility.
a spacious evaluation room that can be configured for any application.
From the standard office setup, we changed the evaluation room to a living room setup for testing the self-installation procedure
for digital cable service.
Standard equipment in the evaluation room includes:
Specialized equipment to support product testing for mobile devices and mobile applications
Specialized equipment to support IVR testing
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A control room with Individual monitoring stations for up to 6 people with computers, dual monitors, Internet access, and wireless headsets
at each station
A picture-in-picture digital mixing board, which can be independently controlled by the core team in the control room
Morae logging software to capture all events
DVD recordings of all sessions for redundant recording systems and provide a copy of each DVD recorded session to hand off to the client
A one-way mirror from the control room to the evaluation room for direct viewing
A large, fully equipped Executive Viewing Room with direct-feed video display of everything being captured via a big screen, computer monitors, or through a clear window
to observe the participant directly.
This Executive Viewing Room also serves as a conference/meeting room for the team.