Why Choose Seattle?

The Seattle metropolitan area area has more than 3.5 million inhabitants, making it the 15th largest metro area in the country. The population of Seattle is estimated at 659,000.* The continuing growth of the region is a clear indication of its desirability. Seattleites are among the most educated people in the nation. With a median household income of more than $80,000, consumers in Seattle have money to spend.

 

Usability Labs

Usability Lab 1

The Multipurpose Lab

  • 14' x 11'

  • Designed for one-on-one, seats up to five

  • Tobii eye-tracking software

  • AV — front-facing participant webcams, wide-angle room view

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Usability Lab 2

The Studio Apartment

  • 11' x 16'

  • Designed for one-on-one, seats up to five

  • Studio apartment with sink and couch

  • AV — front-facing participant webcams, wide-angle room view
     


Usability Lab 3

The Mac-based Lab

  • 14' x 11'

  • Designed for one-on-one, seats up to five

  • Mac hardware (the only Mac-based lab)

  • AV — front-facing participant webcams, wide-angle room view
     

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Usability Lab 4

The Large Multipurpose Lab

  • 23' x 16'

  • Seats up to 14

  • AV — focus group arrangement, wide-angle room view
     


Usability Lab 5

The VR Lab

  • 14' x 11'

  • Designed for one-on-one, standing room only

  • AV — VR, Oculus, Vive, wide-angle room view

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Usability Lab 6

The Focus Group / Mock Jury Lab

  • 28' x 16'

  • Seats 14 to 35

  • Focus group or mock jury setup

  • One-way mirrored glass viewing

  • AV — wide-angle room view

 

Observation Rooms

Observation rooms can be combined with any usability lab.

Observation Room 1

  • 11' x 16'
  • Seats eight to 10

  • AV — two 50-inch TVs, Chromecast

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge


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Observation Room 2

  • 11' x 26'
  • Seats 10 to 16

  • AV — two 50-inch TVs, Chromecast

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge
     


Observation Room 3

  • 11' x 23'
  • Seats eight to 12

  • AV — two 50-inch TVs, Chromecast

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge


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Observation Room 4

  • 11' x 15'
  • Seats four to eight

  • AV — two 50-inch TVs, Chromecast

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge
     


Observation Room 5

  • 11' x 18'
  • Seats four to eight

  • AV — two 50-inch TVs, Chromecast

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge
     


Observation Room 6 + Lounge

  • 21' x 19' (observation room) and 13' x 19' (lounge)
  • Room seats up to 24 in three levels; lounge seats up to eight

  • AV — one 50-inch TV, Chromecast in lounge

  • Coffee machine

  • Mini fridge