Project Eideticker

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An "eideticker" is a person with a photographic memory.

Eideticker is a performance harness that measures user perceived performance of web browsers by video capturing them in action and subsequently running image analysis on the raw result. This is different from most classical performance analysis, which almost always relies on some kind of internal instrumentation.

Eideticker currently works with both Firefox for Android (and to a limited extent, other browsers on Android for comparative purposes) and FirefoxOS.


We are currently using Eideticker to track mobile performance (a la at:

Source code


Most Eideticker documentation is kept inside source control (as of this writing, in the top-level This includes documentation on how to install/configure the software for local development, as well as information on writing Eideticker tests.

Other documentation: