Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung Project UTT





Project UTT

User Testing Tool (UTT)

Short description

The project drafts a concept for combining user testing with automated testing to assure accessible web sites.


The primary objective is to build a concept to develop a full scale user testing tool (UTT) to enable more people to carry out better accessibility testing of web sites.
The secondary objectives are to:

  • demonstrate a viable technical approach to create a UTT
  • design a draft of a methodology to combine automated testing with user testing
  • build a network to form a consortium for the realization of a UTT

Project partners

  • Tingtun AS, Norway (Coordinator)
  • Accessibility foundation, The Netherlands
  • Evangelische Stiftung Volmarstein, Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung, Germany
  • Seniornett Norge, Norway

Contact persons at FTB

  • Dr.-Ing. Helmut Heck (head of FTB development centre)
  • Dipl.-Math. Annika Nietzio


Project data

  • Duration: 8/2012 - 4/2013
  • Funding: co-funded by the Research Council of Norway (Norges forskningsråd)