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3 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses You Should Know About

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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

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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

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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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.

Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!

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what's augmented reality all about - where's the meaning, and sense in that, and what could you do for learning ? [10 mins] And how soon with augmented reality be real? [14 mins] Nic the AR cynic - "is technology swamping our humanity"? awesome medical applications - same story as augmented reality. mUbuntu usage future devices learners as creators constructivism trends why mobile Augmented Reality MOOC mobimooc ARWhen is technology helping, and when does it hinder? How can you ensure "enthusiasm for the new" doesn't blind you to what is good right now?

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

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Mobile learning is about more than plopping mobile devices in front of students sitting in a classroom. Pedagogy and Learning Speaking Webinars augmented reality instructional designThis is one of the main messages delivered by Float mobile strategist Jeff Tillett [.].

Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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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.

Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning

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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.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

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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.

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Augmented Reality (AR) – The Future of Mobility?

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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. 

Not Just Mobile Learning, Mobile Everything

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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.

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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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.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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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.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

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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.

Austrian University studies Augmented Reality on mobile devices

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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.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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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

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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.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

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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.

Putting Handheld Devices to Work in Mobile Learning

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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.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

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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).

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads)

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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.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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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.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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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 !

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Mark Power » Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning?

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Mark Power A JISC CETIS blog Contact Subscribe Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning? Oct 20, 2009 augmented reality , mobile learning , mobile technologies I think we’re getting to the point where, by now, many of you will have found it hard to avoid hearing about the latest technology buzz. Still. Cheers!

Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I

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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 2012

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The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012. The ability to move seamlessly from one device experience to another will be critical with complete synchronization of our learning progress, status, achievements, etc. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.

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Body-enveloping 3D Tablet from Nintendo

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augmented reality in virtual-reality settings. Watch for this technology to show up in other mobile devices in the near future. All the tablets that are coming out these days are knockoffs of Apple’s iPad. Not so the new Nintendo Wii U tablet controller. Games are now interactive in all 360 degrees. new possibilities for individual and cooperative learning experiences.

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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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.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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The acceptance of mobile learning within the business community probably won’t happen with much fanfare, it will just happen and be accepted as a “norm” wherein the market no longer asks “should we offer learning to our employees (or partners or customers) via mobile device?” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012. On Target But.

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No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

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Computing shifting to handheld devices. It is important to understand that technology can be adapted to what one is trying to achieve. Q 3: Do you have free soft (ware) to develop mobile content? A: Upside learning doesn’t provide free software to develop content for mobile devices. MP3 players could be a great set of devices to get you started in line with our advice – ‘just do it’.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

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Things You Should Know About Augmented Reality. Duke University: Mobile Devices in Education. I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. Again, as with the links I posted about Games and Simulation, these aren’t categorized in any way nor does the order assume any significance. Apple Education. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training.

The Future of Reality – Controlling Objects With Your Mind

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This video from TED demonstrates new technology being developed where a human can interact with devices to control objects simply by thinking about them.  On the one hand, a very exciting development, especially when it comes to supporting children with physical disabilities.  On the other, I can’t help to feel how much this resembles the dystopian societies described in science fiction – in this case, the movie The Matrix.  Tags: apps augmented reality digital culture mobilelearning mlearning

QR Codes and Mobile Learning

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Essentially, the power of QR codes is in their ability to allow learners to use their mobile devices to link to specific information on the internet quickly and easily.  It’s connection to mobile learning appears to be a natural one as it’s often a mobile device that is used to decode the QR codes and to access the information provided through the QR code on the Internet.

The Fidelity of Mobile Technology continues to Deepen

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This is a partnership between several organizations as you can see from the video, and it adds another layer of depth to the mobile augmented reality experience. I’ve written about other amazing technologies like the Layar Browser in previous posts, and this technology is similar but adds another element by allowing the user to interact with a fictional environment in the physical space. This is the type of technology that really showcases the things you can do with mobile devices. link].

Mobiles, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Merge — MobileBeyond

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But it was a special day–an inevitable one–when mobile devices, artificial intelligence and cloud computing merged. As mobile smart phone applications, mobile data, the wireless Internet and smartphones morphed into location aware systems, the need for augmented reality disappeared. Primitive hand held devices, once called PDA’s, phones, tablets , disappeared.

M-Learning Goes Corporate and Succeeds

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Accenture chose to use mobile learning as an augmentation to it’s normal e-Learning platform, specifically for compliance training on a number of topics. out of 5 for traditional e-Learning. - 92% of those surveyed would like to use their mobile device for training. As an advocate for corporate mobile learning, I’m always encouraged when I hear about a company that takes it seriously.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! Validated (“Double”). Validated (“Triple”).

Location is the next big thing, how will m-learning take advantage?

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Many devices already come equipped with GPS antennas and others are able to approximate the user’s current location through triangulation (measuring distance by calculating signal strength from multiple cell towers or WiFi hot spots). There are already a number of training examples involving learner location and mobile devices. The trends point to a market filled with location aware devices in the next few years. I keep reading and hearing more and more about how location and location based services will be the the next big wave in mobility.

EduGeek Journal » Blog Archive » Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices

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EduGeek Journal Proud Sponsor of Your Future Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Us Memory Lane Wednesday, September 15, 2010 (11:52 am) Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices Posted by: Matt Crosslin In: LMS New Vision | Mobile Devices As much as I see written about mobile devices in education, I rarely see anything that includes what I am calling mobile pedagogy (for lack of better words). 

Children and Mobile Learning

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While many of today’s adult learners struggle with the limitations and challenges of mobile devices and access to the Web, the children of today will only see improvement in mobile networks and devices by the time they arrive on the corporate seen. Innovative teachers and researchers are exploring mobile devices as a conduit to peers, parents and tutors. Learning professionals are also using mobile devices as a way to bridge the gap between formal and informal learning and encouraging collaborative learning. Pockets of Potential Report.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Every student in our school district from 3rd grade to 6th grade has their own mobile learning device!  We will be adding seventh grade next year.  Our goal is to have a mobile learning device in every student’s hand from 3rd grade to 12th grade! Next year, we will have over 900 mobile learning devices in our school district! The solution lies in perspective. At  St.