The State of HTML5 Usage 1

The HTML5 standard, the programming language of websites and meanwhile compatible not only to most webbrowsers but common devices like smartphones and tablet computers at all, has extraordinary qualities and will reduce development expenses by the compatibility mentioned above. But what about the current state of HTML5 usage and when will be the need to ...

Webbased Eye Tracking and Usability Service

Eye tracking is a proven method to test various things like usability or ad effectiveness. Usually it requires an offline laboratory and a special set of tools. YouEye now brings eye tracking online by its webbased service. The service is using webcams and crowd sourcing to find testers. The latter is even advantageous as it ...

Bing, Google and Yahoo launch Search Engine Marketing Initiative

Bing, Google and Yahoo have launched an search engine marketing initiative together regarding indexing content or better to provide a set of additional meta data to index special parts of content. Following the cooperation to standardize sitemaps now schema.org is dedicated to standardize indexing of additional aka supplemental data. Schema.org concerns the indexing of semantic ...

Web Design for Google TV 2

Internet on tv has some particularities like big screen and special screen resolutions or navigation by remote control or software installed on mobile phones. To meet these requirements Google has published a guide on how to create sites for Google TV, which will come to shops soon as an installation on tv sets or set ...

EU Paper on eAccessibility

epractice.eu, an ecommerce journal published by the European Union, has introduced a new paper about eaccessibility. The paper includes several case studies and describes the approach of eaccessibility by being a service factor. Implementing eAccessibility as a service quality factor Directory Sources: Web Usability, Accessibility

W3C aims to integrate Speech into HTML5

The W3C has launched a new incubator group on the integration of speech technologies into HTML5 gestartet. The aim of the group is to work out a common standard to ease the integration of speech applications into HTML. W3C HTML Speech Incubator Group Directory Sources: HTLM, Web Design – Speech Recognition – Telecommunications – Internet ...

Usability Analysis and Website Optimization 1

The online application Youseeble analyzes the activities of users on websites for the purpose of website optimization. The analysis happens by recording the interactions of users and providing video reports. The focus of the app in on the creation of heatmaps. These heatmaps visualize the used website elements, the visibility of particular parts of a ...