YouEye assists with website development by offering a way to test the functionality and appeal of a chosen website with an audience of users. The screen, webcam and microphone are used to record facial expresssion, voice tone, dialogue and screen navigation as the tester narrates and explores the website. Testing can be done off-site or testing can be done in-office for a more controlled setting. Test results can be shared in the workplace for analysis and review. Reports can be generated quickly with available graphs, charts, results, data and percentages. YouEye has a more intuitive version in development called Webcam Emotion Tracking. This has the capability to track eye movement and adds another dimension of insight for a product promoter.
YouEye was founded in 2011 and is lead by a team of thirteen, including Alex Barry, Jordan Bouvier, Derek Carter, John Donmoyer, Kyle Henderson, Isak Sky. YouEye is located at Mountain View, California. YouEye joined Facebook on February 24, 2011 and has 36 likes as of June 2012. Twitter records 1057 tweet, 11 following and 627 followers of YouEye. Microsoft has used the YouEye application favorably. Invitations to recruit testers can be sent through social networks like Facebook or Twitter or by email or web blog. YouEye has another application in development called Webcam Emotion Tracking. This has the capability to track eye movement and adds another dimension of insight for a product development.
YouEye supplies testers to it's registrants and services two audiences. One is a recruitment service for test participants and the other is a testing tool for website development. Recording technology is stated to be compatable and user friendly to simplify the process of set up for the hired tester and results are available in less than 72 hours. Tester prerequisites are United States residency and a command of the English language. Webcam Emotion Tracking is in development by YouEye with the capability to track eye movement. Webcam Emotion Tracking can follow and record as the tester navigates the site or product giving another dimension of insight for product enhancement and development.
YouEye is a well designed website and easily navigated by both professionals and novice. The site appears to be fully functional. Team description on the About page is fun and entertaining. YouEye speaks to two audiences and is designed to target professionals in web development, marketing and design as well as building a user base of available testers for registrants. Factored into the site's design is a new version of YouEye in development that is called Webcam Emotion Tracking which can follow the tester's eye pattern, video facial expression, record tester's narration, display screen navigation and offer an analysis of this data.
YouEye registration begins with supplying basic information like email and password. An option to be on YouEye's email list is available. A process overview is to enter a URL and create a test, hire testers and view results. A Support Center page is offered to assist with questions and answers as well as contact information. YouEye assists with website development by offering a way to test the functionality and appeal of a chosen website with a pool of testers. The screen, webcam and microphone are used to record facial expression, voice tone, dialogue and screen navigation as the tester narrates and explores the website. Webcam Emotion Tracking is in development with YouEye and has the capability to track eye movement adding another dimension to testing.
YouEye basic application is a free application and includes 1 free tester upon registration. Testers for the YouEye basic application are hired by the user at $19.00 per tester and offers 3 public invites. An upgrade to YouEye Pro is $49.00 per month. The YouEye Pro edition offers 25 public invites and testers are hired by the user at $9.00 per tester. Students and teachers may be eligible for a free service or discount and are encouraged to apply. Quality of testing is guaranteed by YouEye.
YouEye currently targets designers, developers and marketers of website management. As new versions of the YouEye application are made available, more uses and a wider user base are likely. YouEye testing can be done remotely and off-site or testing can be done on premises and in-office for a more controlled setting. Test results can be shared with co-workers to review. Reports can be generated quickly with YouEye graphs, charts, results, data and percentages at hand. YouEye lends itself well to social sites such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn as networking opportunities to invite and recruit testers.