Facilities & Equipment

LUTE facilities can support a wide range of research methods used across the human centered design process, including focus groups, interviews, card sorts, paper prototyping, usability testing, and eye tracking.

We also offer documentation about setting up studies using Tobii and Morae!

LUTE facilities:

  • Conference room with large table seating 10-15 participants, digital projector, white boards, cameras, and microphone.
  • Testing room with participant computer, printer, camera, and microphones.
  • Observation area with video feed from conference room and testing room.
  • Digital video suite for end-to-end data capture and analysis, including computer screen capture and picture-in-picture capabilities.
  • Tobii Eye-tracking system for recording eye movements (gaze location and fixations).*
  • Video Post-Processing Workstation with an external hard-drive, printer/scanner, and a 23" lcd screen.*

LUTE Software:

  • Data Analysis:
    • NVivo 8*
    • SPSS*
    • Tableau 3.1*
  • Video Capture and editing:
    • Camtasia Studio 6*
    • iMovie*
    • Roxio Creator
  • Eye tracking:
    • Tobii Studio*
    • Tobii SDK*
  • Design:
    • Adobe CS4 Design Premium - Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks, and Acrobat 9.*
  • Productivity:
    • Microsoft Office 2007 and 2008.

LUTE Portable Lab:

  • Hardware:

    • Two Panasonic Toughbooks*
    • Logitec Quickcam*
    • Netgear ProSafe 5-port Gigabit Desktop Switch 10/100/1000Mbps*
    • TechSmith lapel microphone and accessories*
    • Logitech io2 Digital writing system*
    • QuickLink-Pen Elite*
    • GE E850 8 mega pixel digital camera*
    • Canon FS11 Digital Video Camcorder*
  • Software:

    • Morae*
    • Acrobat Reader 9
    • Office 2007
    • B.H.A.
    • InterVideo WinDVD
    • Windows Movie Maker

* Equipment purchased through Student Technology Fee funding.