3 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses You Should Know About
Float Mobile Learning
APRIL 13, 2015
Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Research Android augmented reality Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses wearables Smart glasses can be used to improve employee performance. In this first of three posts, we review the hardware with which we''ve been experimenting.
4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses
Float Mobile Learning
MAY 4, 2015
The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses
#mLearn12 on #augmented reality with Elizabeth Fitzgerald
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Elizabeth Fitzgerald from Open University UK gives an overview of augmented learning state of the art. or will this risk information overload => maybe we need to curate the augmented environment. Do we need a new theory of augmented place? The slideshare of her presentation can be viewed here Augmented reality and mobile learning: the state of the art from Liz FitzGerald.
Blogphilosophy: Microsoft's #Hololens, the #augmented journey
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
With Microsoft providing a glimpse into its hololens project (related to Windows 10 options), I felt it would be good to recap on augmented reality, and see what thoughts come to mind when thinking about the exiting hololens endeavor. History in the blink of an eye The concept of augmented reality has been around for quite some time. nice slide-deck on topic ). hololens computer.
9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity
Float Mobile Learning
APRIL 27, 2015
Enterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices augmented reality enterprise mobile learning Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses workplace performanceFrom work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.
Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead
JANUARY 28, 2014
Here are a couple of extracts, or check out the full interview on elearningindustry.com Q: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. See worklearnmobile.org/articles/mobile-museum-tours-apps-and-indoor-positioning for more details. Q: As we know, m-learning is not e-learning on a mobile device. app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning? What about NFC / iBeacons / Geofencing? Just do it!
QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality | Instructional Design Fusions
SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← Exploratree: A Metacognition Tool QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Posted on September 26, 2010 by diannerees | 1 Comment QR code for this blog QR (Quick Response) codes are a type of data matrix barcode made up of a pattern of black squares on a white background, with larger squares at three corners.
Horizon report is out: gesture based learning is in
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
12 Time-to-Adoption: Two to Three Years Augmented Reality. gesture-based learning augmented learning augmented reality mobile learning eLearningWith the weekend coming up, the 2011 Horizon report is a good read (40 pages), or you can also access it through the educause link (click on the pdf-logo near the end of the page). Time-to-Adoption: One Year or Less Electronic Books.
Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview
mLearning is Good
JUNE 25, 2009
This combination of the real world with the virtual world is known as “Augmented Reality. . Wikipedia defines Augmented Reality as: [Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time. At present, most AR research is concerned with the use of live video imagery which is digitally processed and “augmented by the addition of computer-generated graphics.
Join the facilitators of the free course on #mLearning MobiMOOC
JULY 10, 2012
Covered mLearning topics: augmented learning, mobile gaming, corporate mLearning, train-the-trainer, building a mLearning curriculum, global mLearning issues, ICT for development, mlearning strategies/pedagogies and we will start with a look at the basics of mLearning including how to set up a mobile learning project. Train-the-trainer : Jacqueline (Batchelor) from South Africa uses all of her blond haired charm to get every teacher trained simply by using mobile devices and … a lot of educational insight. The course wiki ( [link] ) is gradually taking shape. Interested?
Free #mobile learning webinars @imlws
MAY 16, 2014
Augmented. 3D adl augmented learning games mLearning mobile mobile learning Next week the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) group will be providing a great set of speakers to any of you interested in mobile learning and its frontier use. It is a 3 day webinar series, starting on Tuesday 20 May until Thursday 22 May 2014. You can register for this seminar here. Mobile.
5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning
Mobile Learning Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
James Clay’s presentation is all visuals, but takes us from the history of farming, through the development of classrooms, to the future based on augmented reality. It is notoriously hard to predict the future of anything, but predicting technology trends can be done if you look for products and services already in development. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.
Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning
The Mobile Learner
OCTOBER 17, 2009
In this blog, I have discussed a range of techniques for learning on the go from reading texts or listening to audiobooks on a mobile device to using built in cell phone tools such as a camera and access to web 2.0 Augmented Reality apps take this just-in-time, on-location learning to a new level. For those new to the concept of Augmented Reality, take a look at my July 25th, 2009 post on Augmented Reality. While I have experimented with a number of apps that incorporate Augmented Reality, one that I find really interesting right now is a service called Wikitude.
Augmented Reality (AR) – The Future of Mobility?
The Mobile Learner
JULY 25, 2009
This blog is all about how mobile devices can be incorporated in classrooms today to help students learn. In many ways, this blog is about the present as I’ve always looked to be as practical as possible to offer ideas for readers in incorporating this technology now. Recently I’ve been introduced to the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) and have been intreagued. Tags: Uncategorized AR augmented reality Below is a video demonstrating the possibility of AR: Initially, I thought AR was a concept for the future and decided to wait before I began commenting on it.
Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning
Mobile Learning Edge
DECEMBER 14, 2010
In his blog post from last week, Amit Carg, an eLearning professional and co-founder of Upside Learning , a learning solutions firm, identified three essential ways mobile devices can assist with the continued education of employees: 1. Micro-blogging and social media on mobile devices. 2. Augmented Reality. 4. To add to the blend of learning/education. 2. Multimodal input. 9.
Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything
MAY 8, 2012
When our clients consider mobile learning, we often find them stuck in trying to deliver learning (training) on mobile devices. To appreciate the true potential of mobile devices we need to consider what Tomi Ahonen has to say. It allows Augmented Reality to be used in media. It brings two almost opposite words together. It is permanently carried almost everywhere you go.
10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]
JANUARY 12, 2015
In the early days of mobile, many companies tried to cater to their mobile users by creating two versions of their web site, one for desktop users and a lighter, less powerful mobile version for users coming to their site using a mobile device. “ Smart multi-device design needs to be fluid in the way water is, whatever container you put water into, water becomes that container.
In 2015 augmented learning in a ubiquitous learning environment will be fact
MAY 11, 2010
These investments will embrace the new learning opportunities that result from adapting a new sense of learning: augmented learning, and a new way of learning: ubiquitous learning. Augmented learning Through augmented learning a completely new layer is added to the real and virtual learning that is happening right now. ARToolKit ). qrcodes, mobile internet, wifi,).
Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 1 – Communication
The Mobile Learner
MARCH 17, 2013
Back in 2007 when I began this blog, the main thrust was sharing ideas about why mobile devices can improve teaching and learning. Now in 2013, not only has the use of mobile devices become much more widespread both in schools and society at large, but the attitudes toward the use of mobile devices for learning has changed. They need to augment their ideas.
AR mobile quest part 1: first steps taken for mobile augmented reality with Android phone
AUGUST 2, 2010
So I decided to take hold of all the steps leading up to a new Augmented Reality (AR) mobile learning application. Well the technical logic behind it is quite complex, but in simple terms: if you have a compass on your mobile phone and you have a GPS possibility, the phone will be able to calculate where you are standing AND in which direction you are aiming your mobile device.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
Learning Through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality. The State of Mobile America , Lee Rainie provides a look at some of the most recent survey results obtained by the Pew Internet Project on mobile computing and the use of handheld devices. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning Portal.
Free eBook on #mobile learning in context
APRIL 21, 2015
The eLearning Guild keeps distributing relevant and updated eLearning information with an amazingly high frequency. They keep providing me with information that helps me keep an eye on corporate training based regularly on academic evidence-based findings and I love it. You do not to provide your contact details to get to the download page of the eBook. How I wished I could be there!
Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices
APRIL 7, 2009
Daniel holds a Master in computer science and has been working on mobile augmented reality projects. Interactive gaming with this kind of augmented reality was also shown in a short movie where a PDA camera was used as an interface together with a real life map. Tags: Mobile Learning Add new tag AR augmented reality austria research software This Monday I attended an extremely interesting presentation by Daniel Wagner of the Graz University of Technology. He showed a few stunning demonstrations on what a combination between reality and a digital camera can create.
Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Now, even though bandwidths have improved and devices have become more capable, mobile learning is still struggling to take off. The most important reason for the low uptake of mobile learning, until now, has been the lack of understanding of mobile devices and mobile learning. Invariably, it forces you to focus on how to deliver learning on mobile devices. Think augmentation.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Audience profile: How do your learners use their mobile devices? Decide on Devices & Platforms to Support. Built on these varied platforms are an even larger number of different devices and a large proportion amongst them do not use any operating system. No wonder it is complex to choose any particular device for mobile learning. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -.
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. Sure some ‘learning’ can be delivered on mobile phones especially when spacing learning events/interventions or as part of a blended program – one of the three ways in which mobile devices can broadly be used in workplace learning.
Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands
Mobile Learning Edge
JANUARY 25, 2011
It works best using Google’s Chrome browser, but its connection to mobile is that it demonstrates some of the new possibilities of HTML5, a standard that will be supported by all new mobile devices, including Apple. Ten years ago internet innovation was led by the pornography industry, as they tried to figure out ways to entice you to sign up for their sites.
Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn
Mobile Learning Edge
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
The volume edited by Norbert Pachler and his colleagues is a very academic book and is mostly about the use of mobile devices within the school system. Mobile learning is, at core, about augmentation , he states, adding, “mLearning is really about assisting our ability to do. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning. Springer, 2010).
Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN
MAY 2, 2012
augmented learning). Mindmeister Augmented reality additions Great for adding authentic information to geo-located spaces. Real life: seeing archeological history unfold itself over centuries, simply by looking at your mobile device. Wikitude Layar Junaio Hoppala augmentation. A big part of setting up an open, online course (e.g. MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. added some examples to each group, but those are just the ones that immediately came to mind. nice way to meaningfully stay in touch.
Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Given that the iPad is intended to be a mobile device it is easy to call any learning happening on it to be mlearning. The easiest way to answer this question would be to say Yes, after all the iPad as well as any other tablet, are mobile devices and mLearning is mostly about mobile devices. There’s no doubt the iPad has been a phenomenal success. However, it’s not that simple.
Two days before free, open, online #mLearning course #MobiMOOC launches
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
Apart from the three topics mentioned below there will also be: corporate mLearning, mHealth, augmented reality, mobile gaming, mobile activism in education, train-the-trainer, mLearning pedagogy and theory, mLearning for development, mobile tools. Okay, I admit, as organizer of MobiMOOC I am at this point feeling both very anxious ("I will never get everything done in time!),
#MobiMOOC free, online course on #mLearning runs 8 – 30 September 2012 choose your favorite topics
APRIL 17, 2012
Specifics: Course name and description: MobiMOOC is a Massive, Open Online Course (MOOC) with a focus on learning with mobile devices (mLearning). The course will look at specific fields where mobile devices can be used and are used to increase learning and training. In 2011 the first MobiMOOC ran from April - May 2011. This is the first mail to get the word of mouth going.
Free report on Education in the Wild: geo-located mobile earning in ActionL
AUGUST 5, 2010
So rush over and download the report to your mobile, or other device, and have a good read! Tags: augmented learning mobile augmented reality research mobile learning future of education For all you mLearning lovers out there, there is a clearly written, informative and inspiring report (56 pages) on location-based contextual mobile learning (mostly across Europe).
Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A
MARCH 26, 2013
What is mLearning? A: mLearning or Mobile Learning is designed specifically for mobile devices, mostly for learners who are constantly on the move or do not have regular access to traditional learning methodologies. We can build content, applications that are designed for the device and accessed from an LMS. Q 9. We hope you enjoyed it and found it useful. Design Considerations. Q 14.
#Mobile instructional #design is getting a push, join in!
JANUARY 31, 2013
In a 2011 conference paper, ADL proposed research to investigate instructional design (ID) theories and models for mobile content as the development of training solutions are believed to require new approaches to address both the unique affordances and the design constraints exhibited by mobile devices. For those interested in adding to the creation of a mobile instructional design model.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. a.k.a. Prediction #2.
Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I
OCTOBER 11, 2010
Some of the recent examples of this are most apparent with augmented reality. Tags: New Media augmented reality e-learning instructional design ipad mobile devices smartphones iPhone place-based learning smart phone Treasure maps, letterboxing, scavenger hunts and geocaching all leverage environmental markers to guide a participant from one location to another.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
using different types of devices in multitudes of languages across diverse geographies are sure to drive awareness in mobile learning and generate interest from organizations of all sizes seeking to achieve their own successes and become more innovative in the way the train and support their ever-mobile learning communities. 2. Device Diversity is the “New Normal”. devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space. 5. mLearning Engagements Expand. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !
unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
The ability to study how learners are using their mobiles for learning, results in studies with learners, surveying how they use mobile devices for language learning. Looking at the use of mobile devices by immigrants coming from Afghanistan. so an overall lively use of mobile devices. And I will try and get hold of the slides and add a link when possible.
5 Call for #papers on #mLearning, #MOOC and #eLearning
DECEMBER 7, 2012
In particular, with the study of “…how the mobility of learners augmented by personal and public technology can contribute to the process of gaining new knowledge, skills and experience” (Sharples et al. There is much appreciation of learning principles, such as contextual, situated, augmented and collaborative among others, particularly suited to mobile learning. 2007).