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.
Product Design is about Emotional Experiences [Video]
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
One of the greatest outcomes from the constant use of mobile devices, apps and everything else in our lives that is slowly being connected to the internet is that for the first time, regular everyday users care about the ‘emotional experience’ of using products, apps, and everything else we come into contact throughout our days. Mobile Learning Design featured UX
Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical
Float Mobile Learning
APRIL 27, 2016
The enterprise plays a pivotal role in the move away from the “take-make-dispose” pattern of product manufacturing and toward a “reduce, reuse, recover, and recycle” strategy. The post Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical appeared first on Float. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy circular economy recycling reuse virtualization
How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes
JULY 12, 2012
The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. Smartphones First of all if you are a tech savvy person you could go for a less expensive device which has all the options of the iPhone and more, for the iPhone costs a lot, yet is similar to many other mobile phones that are cheaper. Or is it of interest to you?
New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions
dissemination of the past, these devices are often being introduced in the workplace. do we take advantage of these devices to deploy learning content and how do we. devices? it locally on the device or is there some easier way? Different Devices? mobile devices in favor of longer battery life. smart phone device market and the outright. devices.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Being Practical About Mobile Learning
The Mobile Learner
APRIL 9, 2012
After all, if, in publicly funded education, if we are going to serve the needs of all students, we need to provide equal access to devices to all students and equal access often comes at a high price – especially when equal access means purchasing computers. More recently, the conversation has shifted from purchasing computers to purchasing mobile devices.
Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model
The Mobile Learner
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students. In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method.
University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product
APRIL 10, 2014
University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond. The entry cites mobile/real-world integration and flexibility as some of the reasons that Mobile Commons is topping the charts: This software allows institutions to bring/integrate mobile devices into their communications efforts. Text-message alerts for events and breaking news can be sent to an entire community or to specified groups.
Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden
The Mobile Learner
MAY 25, 2012
I am a fan of the HowStuffWorks podcast “Stuff You Should Know” Recently, I listened to the episode titled, “What’s The Future of the Internet” and the discussion on net neutrality and the walled garden of devices got me thinking about how device and OS manufacturers are restricting our experience of the Internet and the implication this could have to learning in general and mobile learning in particular. There’s Apple and their iOS platform and there are the other devices that use Android. Let me provide a little context.
What to take into account when chosing a mobile device for learning?
JUNE 27, 2010
The amount of features you want to use will also allow you to purchase a low or high cost smartphone or mobile device. First of all if you are a tech savvy person you could go for a less expensive device which has all the options of the iPhone and more, for the iPhone costs a lot, yet is similar to many other mobile phones that are cheaper. Or is it of interest to you?
Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement
APRIL 30, 2012
Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. Bring Your Own Device’ or BYOD, refers to an organizations employees using their personal devices (usually Smartphones/Tablets) at the workplace to access company resources for business use. What makes BYOD popular?
Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning
APRIL 14, 2010
I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure. They can even re-purpose their adopted product tag line too when that time comes (". Thump !
Should #iPad be used as a major #mobile device in high schools? David Parson makes them compulsory for a pilot
AUGUST 8, 2011
Why do we buy into the idea of ONE product of a certain company? depending on the school different tools or mobile devices can be suggested. What do students need to be fully skilled in looking at mobile devices? what with the digital divide that can occur when students or their family need to buy their own mobile devices that have a turn-around that is massive?
M-learning device for $60.
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
programmable, touchscreen mobile learning device with a QWERTY keyboard for $60!? ProductsThe FLiP , made by V-Tech, is an e-book reader targeted at children aged 3-7. It features a 4.3-inch colour touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, rugged design and over 100 downloadable titles. FLiP e-book reader. Things are getting very exciting for mobile learning.
Cell Phones in Education Part 1: Productivity
The Mobile Learner
DECEMBER 15, 2008
That is to use a cell phone for personal productivity. While more recent smartphones bring productivity to a who new level, not everyone has, or can afford, the luxury of having a smartphone. Paper agendas are static devices that don’t actively work with individuals to remember to get things done. Cell phones, however, are different.
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
While Articulate continues to make small, trivial improvements to their apps, sadly most with emphasis on the old, traditional eLearning, Adobe has been working hard on innovating and solving big problems, that truly matter in today’s multi-screen and multi-device world. Recording directly from Mobile Devices. What a difference three short years make in technology. Conclusion.
Future of Mobile Learning - an interview with Geoff Stead
JANUARY 28, 2014
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. There still is a space for mobile versions of e-learning, but it is dying out fast, as mobile learners discover more effective ways to find out what they need to learn. Q: What would be your advice to organizations who wish to integrate mobile learning with their e-learning strategy to improve productivity? app development Augmented Reality future devices trends What''s the future of mobile learning?
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
The company goes on to say that: During the last years, our design studio has been involved in many different projects – from designing mainly websites and desktop software in our early days, to smartphone apps, prototypes for TV interfaces and more recently, applications for tablet devices. Working for all those devices was interesting and challenging. Send to Kindle.
Enterprise Mobility and Mobile Learning
mLearning is Good
JANUARY 3, 2013
And since employees are most likely to have their mobile device with them at all times, their situational awareness would be improved by using your application on their device. find myself learning with my mobile devices out of boredom and curiosity as well as for an immediate performance-driven need. Enterprise Mobility.
5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning
Mobile Learning Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
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. That means digging for innovations, inventions and ideas that have been already developed in the past 3-5 years, and assessing their potential growth. Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.
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.
What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]
DECEMBER 22, 2014
However today after several iterations to their products, most vendors have made great strides in reimagining they products, and I’m not so sure I believe that anymore. image credit: table xi. All of these I thought would make it extremely difficult for vendors to overcome. There’s much more work ahead but they are definitely off to a great start. My Question to You.
What does the new #iOS5 mean for Educators? The device better fits to me. #slide2learn #edApp #iear #iPadEd #ADEANZ
JUNE 6, 2011
There were a huge amount of new mobile operating system features announced today for the iOS iPad and iPhone platform, including the fact that there are over 200 million iOS devices out there, making it the leading mobile platform (44%). Notifications – now appear rather than popping up – and you can slide on them to go directly to the relevant app. - for educators this is a nice productivity change, with notifications now slightly less interrupting but with a faster way to act on them when in the middle of busy lessons. There are over 425,000 apps available now also.
The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times
APRIL 24, 2012
feel that most companies under that much pressure would have easily folded but instead, Adobe stuck with it and focused on all the right things and we now see the fruits of their labor in all 14 of the apps that make up the new Creative Suite 6 family of products. First, I would like to congratulate my former Adobe colleagues, who worked on the new Creative Suite 6 apps. Send to Kindle.
7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning
MAY 2, 2012
have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. Since then, I have had the opportunity to speak with many more great folks who work at Articulate, including Adam Schwartz, founder and CEO, and every time I do, I realize that they are passionate about what they do and everyone shares the same interest, namely to create great products and delight their customers. No wonder they have thousands of superfans, who rave about their products and who recommend them to their peers via Social Media Networks.
7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]
OCTOBER 8, 2013
Dan writes that: “the difference between a product we love and a product we just tolerate are often the microinteractions we have with it.” ” He also says that: “Products that we love show an attention to detail; the beautiful curves, the satisfying click, the understandable mental model.” Microinteractions in Device-Shifting for Learners.
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. Rich media production and playback. 7. To add to the blend of learning/education. 2.
Gathering of Educators using ubiquitous devices
JULY 16, 2009
As one of 130 educators from around the world (and two from my institution Education Queensland), we logged on to hear real life stories of Universities and Schools that are integrating connected, mobile, wireless devices into their learning activities. “treat mobile devices as full participants - media players AND content creators. So was it worth staying up for?
Tablets will replace PCs but not in the way you Think
OCTOBER 25, 2012
(image credit: [link]. I’m fully convinced that mobile devices, especially Tablets, will eventually replace our traditional desktop PCs! think a more sound argument is that Tablets will replace our PCs because the mobile revolution is “ redefining ” the term productivity. What are you thoughts? Send to Kindle. Mobile Learning featured Learning mobile Tablets
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 -.
Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about
DECEMBER 18, 2014
and there’s a lot to be excited about, especially the new Android support and Sliders, which I personally believe is one of the ways to re-imagine eLearning on Desktop into thumb-friendly mLearning on any device. ″ screens, the onslaught of new Android phones continue and we need to constantly adjust how we address all of these new mobile devices in our learning design.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. 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 ESL.
The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]
JUNE 9, 2013
Here’s how I concluded my review of Adobe Captivate 6 back then: Sadly I’m very disappointed with what I’ve seen out of the new Captivate version, and I say sadly because for years this product was my baby, from my early days working at eHelp, later Macromedia and more recently Adobe as a Senior Product Evangelist for Captivate and the eLearning Suite. Conclusion.
Surface RT Costs Microsoft $900M
Float Mobile Learning
JULY 23, 2013
million (Bloomberg) devices have been sold since the tablet’s debut last fall, depending on which source is consulted. The technology giant has recently launched a new ad campaign for the product focusing on features it has that the iPad lacks, such as SD cards, a kickstand, simultaneous multitasking, and of course, a much lower starting price. With quarterly revenue of $19.90
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. For those who are technically minded or interested, another video shows how the the 3D production was done. Here are two examples, both involving mobile.
6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012
JANUARY 17, 2012
If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. Since I cover eLearning tools, I give the edge here to TechSmith, who smartly put their Camtasia product on the Mac App Store. still go to Church of course. Fun times. What do you think?
Why Not A Snapguide For Your Workplace?
APRIL 2, 2012
We’re currently implementing a solution for a large cleaning products company in Europe which will be making how-to-videos for its products available to its staff on mobile devices using Upside Learning’s mobile learning platform. I stumbled across this article at Gigaom.com talking about how Snapguide is trying to be the how to guide for everything – on your mobile.
Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning
JUNE 21, 2012
In my years working for Adobe and Macromedia, one thing I learned was the importance of leveraging technologies from various products across the rest of the company. As an Evangelist I was always participating in presentations from other teams, always thinking how I might be able to leverage and repurpose innovations from other teams into my own smaller products. That’s it.
Mobile Enables Informal Learning
DECEMBER 11, 2012
At Upside Learning, we’ve created a product, which helps organizations support informal learning through mobile devices. It is a stand-alone product and can be integrated with any LMS system. The supported learning asset formats are videos, product usage guides or manuals, checklists, podcasts, etc. spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning.
5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]
JUNE 5, 2013
In 2009, Meeker published a ‘ Mobile Internet Report ,’ where she predicted that more users would connect to the Internet via mobile devices than desktop PCs within five years, and here we are today in the middle of the biggest computing revolution in history. As I said in my previous post, “ today we don’t get to decide which devices learners use to access our learning.”