Usability Metric Framework for Mobile Phone Application

Date Added: May 2009
Format: PDF

Measuring usability is an essential task to ensure the application is accurate, has sufficient in speed and to ensure the safety of the user from strain injury as well. The increasing number of mobile phone users means that many businesses have deployed mobile applications to gain competitive advantage. Literature on how to measure usability is limited in the area of mobile phone applications. Recent technology like GPS receiver embedded into mobile phone creates new challenges to researchers. This paper attempts to review existing metrics for desktop computing and subsequently develop a conceptual model to evaluate mobile phone application. The model will consist of usability metric to evaluate mobile application.