Skip to Content

High-fidelity Prototyping

Submitted by • March 6, 2012

High-fidelity prototype is a tool for testing a product or service by observing how user interact with the service. It should simulate how the real product or service. The more accurate is the prototype the more accurate are the test results. The aim is to verify if the product or service designed satisfy the need of the user that came out from previous phases and the test are usually run in usability labs (usability testing). Testing the product or service in the real context of use will bring to better results.


::Workshop (to build physical prototypes using wood, laser printer, etc.)

::Software such as Flash allows to create working prototypes quite quickly.

::Visualisation software such as Photoshop allows to visualise a digital service and gather feedback on the value proposition and the visual communication. Check this article for tips on how to do it Create high fidelity prototypes in hours - 6 simple steps


Museum of Children and Toys Website

High-fidelity Prototype I build using Flash to test the website for the Museum of Children and Toys in Milan (2004). Project by Giulia Piu

Comments Off Share

What is Business Design Tools

Business Design Tools is an open collaboration platform that aims at helping start-up and small businesses to design unique services that are feasible and viable for the businesses and desirable and usable for their customers.

Everyone that has experience with the tools available is welcome to vote and share their experiences using each tool. Also, if you use any tool that is not published on the website yet, please share it with us so that everyone can benefit from it.

Learn more