RECORD (2007-2010) is a research project targeting online communities. In particular communities where users share and experience audiovisual content. RECORD aims to provide knowledge and methodologies to improve development of online community products and services.
RECORD areas of work:
- User categories and patterns-of-use
- User interface design
- User-centred evaluation
An online Living Lab has been set up to provide design feedback through user dialog, study user needs and behavior, and evaluate services in online communities. The Living Lab consists of a panel of >3000 Norwegian internet users. Online community services will be used to involve Living Lab participatns in co-design and evaluation.
The project leader is Opinion. The remaining partners are the SINTEF and AHO (research institutions), Telenor, NRK and Interacive Sportschool (content providers), and Opera Software (technology supplier).
RECORD is supported by the Norwegian Research Council’s VERDIKT program.
The researchers in the project are Jan Heim, Asbjørn Følstad, and Petter Brandtzæg from SINTEF, and Jonathan Romm, Jørn Knutsen, and Jon Olav Eikenes from AHO.