Author Archives: Brian Krausz

GazeHawk Team Joins Facebook

When we founded GazeHawk, we chose to attack a truly difficult computer vision challenge. Our team took a problem that many thought to be impossible — using ordinary webcams to determine where volunteers were looking on their computer screens — … Continue reading


See us at the Digital West conference

Our co-founder, Joe, will be speaking at the AdAge Digital West conference in a few weeks. Be sure to stop by and say hi, and watch our presentation for an exciting announcement!

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PHP “require” Performance

We recently went through a round of performance improvements for our website, and got a significant performance boost off of a relatively small change. Previously, our code had a section at start of every page: require_once(‘include/Foo.php’); require_once(‘include/Bar.php’); . . . … Continue reading

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Come See GazeHawk at SXSW!

If you’re going to be at SXSW this weekend keep an eye out for GazeHawk. We’re thrilled to be a finalist in the SXSW Accelerator competition for Most Innovative Startup. We’ll be presenting to the judges Monday, March 14 at … Continue reading

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Our New Year’s Resolution For Hiring

Well, another year has come and gone, and it’s time for some reflection. GazeHawk has crossed a number of milestones: we’ve hired our first new team member, moved into our first office, and launched our first redesign. Looking back on … Continue reading

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Switching from SVN to Git: A Startup’s Perspective

While you see a lot of posts about large teams switching from SVN to Git, I haven’t found many discussing the transition for a small team. Since we’re a team of two who just made the leap, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Eye Tracking vs. Mouse Tracking

When explaining GazeHawk to people we often hear comparisons to “mouse tracking” services that track where the mouse moves on a page. It’s a reasonable comparison: both technologies build heatmaps as a main visualization. However, just because they use the … Continue reading

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GazeHawk Open House Sunday

GazeHawk will be participating in Y Combinator’s distributed open house tomorrow. Stop by the 500Startups incubator space at 444 Castro St in Mountain View between 11 and 4. There will be drinks, food, and ping pong, as well as Joe … Continue reading

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Help Send GazeHawk to Speak at SXSW ’11

Needless to say we’re very passionate about eye tracking technology: it’s an incredibly powerful tool that is just now becoming affordable to individuals and small/medium business In fact, we’re so excited that we offered to speak at SXSW Interactive. ┬áNot … Continue reading

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