Site for unmoderated webcams
American Pilgrims on the Camino provides here a sampling of other sites that pilgrims, past, present and future, will find to be of interest.
We are always interested in learning about new sites and resources.
Design researcher Nate Bolt has created a rather comprehensive list of the many tools specifically created for remote testing with details on pricing, setup and features.
At Usability Matters, we use a combination of tools for both moderated and unmoderated testing.
If you'd like to read a scholarly analysis of the use of digital technology on the Camino, please see: "Use of Mobile Technology and Smartphone Apps on the Camino de Santiago: A Comparison of American and European Pilgrims".
Google Earth is described on the Google site as combining "the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips." This service requires downloading the Google Earth application onto your device.
Moderated remote tests can rely on online-meeting software such as Go To Meeting or Adobe Connect to facilitate the session, but unmoderated user testing needs an application that guides the participants through the session and records what happens.
If you have one to suggest, please communicate with our webmaster.
Please be aware however that our Board of Directors has established a policy against listing purely commercial sites.
Besides live Web content, can you test other elements such as mobile apps, wireframes and prototypes? Many remote testing tools will let you view the recordings almost instantly after the test. When considering the total cost of running the tests, factor in the time and resources it will take to analyze the test results.
Before you run the test, it’s important to fully understand why the research is being conducted.