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Aug 01, 2012, 12:17 ET
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CENTRIC Presents THE 2012 GREAT DEBATE Premiering Sunday, August 5 At 10:00 a.m. EDT/7:00 a.m. PDT

Renowned orators, community leaders and the DC African-American community gathered at the historic Lincoln Theatre located in Washington, DC in...

Jul 12, 2012, 12:42 ET
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From The Dance Floor To The Apollo Stage: Legendary Multi-Grammy Award Winner Gladys Knight Joins CENTRIC's "APOLLO LIVE"

 Following her successful run on "Dancing With the Stars," the "Empress of Soul," Gladys Knight, will lend her musical expertise to CENTRIC's...

Jun 13, 2012, 13:08 ET
Jun 06, 2012, 16:30 ET
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From Nickels And Dimes To Diamonds And Pearls!

From the every man to self-made man... CENTRIC presents the cable network premiere of THE AMATEUR MILLIONAIRES CLUB, a fresh and exciting...

May 17, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Centric Celebrates The Dynamic Legacy Of African-American Music With An Extraordinary Lineup Of Original Series And Specials For Black Music Month Beginning Saturday, June 2nd

 Centric commemorates June's Black Music Month by honoring the legendary history of African-American music with a series of specials and...

May 04, 2012, 10:58 ET

APOLLO LIVE -- CENTRIC's New Talent Competition Series -- To Hold Auditions in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Atlanta

  WHAT: CENTRIC, BET Network's signature channel kicks off auditions for its new original series APOLLO LIVE.  Inspired by the...

Apr 12, 2012, 21:00 ET
Led by Aga Bojko, this April 17 webinar will focus on actionable insight that can be obtained by adding eye tracking to conventional UX research methods. Register now.  (PRNewsFoto/User Centric, Inc.)

Are You Sure You Really Need Eye Tracking?

It's a well-known fact that eye tracking can provide some interesting insight into how people process information. But how can user experience...

Feb 22, 2012, 15:02 ET

CENTRIC Honors Legendary Rapper Heavy D in the First Original Documentary Since His Death

 On Sunday, February 26 at 11 p.m.*, CENTRIC premieres the first documentary celebrating Heavy D since his death. The hour-long...

Feb 22, 2012, 10:50 ET

User Centric Hosts Webinar to Discuss the Importance of Interaction Design

When developing a new product or reconsidering an existing design, there can be a strong focus on the "look and feel" instead of on how users will...

Jan 25, 2012, 16:45 ET

User Centric Highlights User Research, Usability, and User-Centered Design in Free Webinar Series

User Centric, Inc., a Chicago-based user experience and design firm, will offer a series of webinars in 2012 to highlight techniques used to...

Dec 08, 2011, 11:44 ET

Mobile Device and Mobile Application Usability Testing

Having tested over 5,000 mobile device participants and partnered with over 25 mobile clients, User Centric is a global leader in mobile...

Nov 01, 2011, 10:30 ET

The Most Soulful Night in Entertainment Ups the Ante with a New Slate of Performers Added to the 2011 "SOUL TRAIN AWARDS" Premiering on Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 PM*

The most soulful night in entertainment has upped the ante for all things peace, love, and soul at the 2011 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS taping on Thursday,...

Aug 30, 2011, 13:13 ET

UX Masterclass Chicago: A 'Must Attend' Event for User Experience Designers

The fourth UX Masterclass on Sept. 15 and 16 at The Field Museum in Chicago offers fresh insights into design strategies capable of advancing not...

Aug 17, 2011, 08:00 ET

User Experience Conference to Showcase Latest UX Methods and Technology

The fourth UX Masterclass on Sept. 15 and 16 at The Field Museum in Chicago promises to deliver a relevant, cutting-edge agenda focused on the...

Jul 26, 2011, 12:30 ET

UX Masterclass Draws User Experience, Market Research, Design Professionals to Chicago

User Centric, one of the largest user experience (UX) research firms in the US, will co-host the fourth UX Masterclass on Sept. 15 and 16 in...

May 03, 2011, 12:24 ET

User Centric to Host User Experience Conference in Chicago

User Centric, Inc. invites researchers and industry professionals to join forces and share today's most successful customer experience...

Mar 09, 2011, 03:00 ET

Business Centric Services Group (BCSG) Enters the U.S. Market

Business Centric Services Group (BCSG), a leading provider of products for small business, has entered the U.S. marketplace. Known for their...

Mar 03, 2011, 16:54 ET

User Centric a Leader in Large-Scale Usability Research

When a user interface reaches millions of people, it has to be right.  Consider an application that is intended for mass market or a product...

Feb 24, 2011, 11:35 ET

Centric étend ses activités en France

L'organisation IT de Centric ouvre une succursale en France. Avec ce nouveau bureau, Centric fait un pas de plus dans sa stratégie de...

Jan 27, 2011, 14:03 ET
Heatmaps showing the aggregate gaze time of all participants on Google (left) and Bing (right) for one of the transactional tasks.  (PRNewsFoto/User Centric, Inc.)

Eyes Linger Longer With Google Than Bing: User Centric Takes a Second Look

Independent eye tracking research reveals that while advertisers benefit from the top three paid positions on both Google and Microsoft's Bing,...