usability

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usability

(ūz″ă-bil′ĭt-ē)
A design characteristic pertaining to the ease with which people can employ tools and processes to perform goal-related tasks. Included in the characteristics are elements such as ease of learning, recall, satisfaction, and efficiency.
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Sometimes the team does not use the usability lab if the testing requires special hardware or if the lab is not available.
In a previous overview of usability labs, Nielsen [5] focuses on quantitative measurements of the physical characteristics of the lab: size of the floor space, number of rooms, number of cameras, existence of one-way mirrors, and number of staff' members.
At the beginning of development, technical communicators completed all testing since there was no central usability lab in place.
NeuroLab by CoolTool is a comprehensive solution for research agencies and usability labs, which includes Eye Tracking, Emotion Measurement, EEG: brain activity, Mouse Tracking, Implicit Priming Test, and Surveys, which can be used separately or together.