US Patent No: 6,237,138

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Buffered screen capturing software tool for usability testing of computer applications

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Present methods available to user centered design practitioners for gathering information pertaining to end-user usability of computer applications have proven be expensive, labour intensive, time consuming and somewhat ineffective. A usability software tool is described which results in relatively simple and effective feedback of end-users reactions to the use of software applications. A critical event is identified by the user and the screen activity for a period of time prior to the critical event is captured. A file of these screen-clips as well as textual information entered by the end-user is provided to the design practitioner for review and analysis.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY46670

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hameluck, Don E Newmarket, CA 1 59
Velocci, Vince V Scarborough, CA 1 59

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