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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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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. Having this type of Augmented Reality app on one’s mobile device will begin to change the nature of field trips. Tags: augmented reality edushifts AR

Augmented Reality (AR) – The Future of Mobility?

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Recently I’ve been introduced to the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) and have been intreagued. However,  as I dug a bit deeper, I discovered that, to my surprise, AR apps could be coming to the iPhone as soon as September 2009 with the release of version 3.1 of the iPhone OS.  Tags: Uncategorized AR augmented reality According to Wikipedia, 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.&#.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

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The other example is from The Black Eyed Peas who have released an app for the iPhone that includes an immersive 360 degree, augmented reality music video that puts you in the middle of a party, dancing to the music. If you don’t have an iPhone, you can see the effects of the new 3D app in this video demo. Here are two examples, both involving mobile.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat? Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. hotlist hot May

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!

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. 3. It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. mLearning Engagements Expand. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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As people and companies replace their older BlackBerries , iPhones and Android devices, their new equipment will sport cool next-gen functions like dual core processors making big media and big data easier to manage on our smaller devices. feel the positive effects of the aforementioned evolutions will be more pronounced than similar advances in areas like augmented reality that will remain costly to design, produce and manage. 8. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As people and companies replace their older BlackBerries, iPhones and Android devices, their new equipment will sport cool next-gen functions like dual core processors making big media and big data easier to manage on our smaller devices. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. On Target But. Prediction #2 - Access Points Diversify.

QR Codes and Mobile Learning

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The code above is a link to Wikipedia’s English mobile website found at [link] While QR codes have been in existence for quite some time in business (used initially to track product parts), I have only recently come across the concept.  I recently installed a QR reader on my iPhone and made use of QR codes at #ECOO2010 as each of the conference’s sessions had a QR code.

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Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Abilene Christian University gave out 2,000 iPhones and iPod Touches to its students and teachers, urging them to "go mobile, go digital." Even from an early age, we see 2-year olds using Fisher Price iPhone apps and iXL mobile learning devices. The Youth will not know of Microsoft DOS, Windows 3.1, or 56k modems; todays youngest will not consider the iPhone 3GS to be extraordinary.

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”).

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. Here at Oregon State University, we recently finished a place-based tree tour iPhone application and many of these instructional issues helped us define our design and development process. I’ll share more about this in the next post. UF Pest Identification. UC Davis Soil Survey.

Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose?

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Tablet-like in size only, the iPad’s conformity to the iPhone OS, features and ergonomics suggest that we’re seeing Apple promote a renewed focus on empowering crowdsourced content creation over significant platform enhancements—perhaps in a way we have not seen before. Add Adobe Air and CS5’s export to iPhone/iPad and you have some interesting options.

The mobile future

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Other products which seemed promising to the presenters were the Lenovo U1, the Google Tablet, the Google Nexus One and of course the iPhone 4G. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality. believe that location-based learning especially in combination with games and augmented reality might be something extremely popular for the next coming years. Some of these, obviously aren’t even on the market. In Europe that is.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Our iPhone for Moodle web application aks for your feedback - Ignatia Webs , March 19, 2010 The Back-Channel Effect: Are Educators Ready for Real-Time Feedback? - The Mobile Learner , March 17, 2010 Tweet Call! YES , March 22, 2010 Moodle and iPhone update: the movie , March 8, 2010. Talkin' 'bout my cerebration.

Google Goggles will rock m-learning.

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Back in 2006, I made some predictions about where mobile learning might be heading, including the use of augmented reality or “Heads Up&# data displays to provide information on a learner’s environment and allow learning “in situ,&#.  augmented reality" "google goggles" "image recognition" "visual search" goggles google layar m-learning mlearning

June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). Augmented reality is just a type of interfacing. For example, the real estate app, it can be done on an iPhone with the Google Maps service, with the exact same information displayed on the pins. The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. Thanks for visiting! Admittedly AR is the new hype. scary.

Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List

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The title says it all. 7) 100 Free iPhone Apps That Will Make You Smarter – This truly is a subjective list but I present it here as it is a long list and you will likely be able to find a few jems. 50 Fun iPhone Apps to Get Kids Reading and Learning – The iPhone and iPod Touch can be both a entertainment and learning device.  10) Are Cellphones the Next Paper and Pencil – a user forum where educators and other interested parties discuss the implications and the future of cell phones in learning.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from April. Enjoy. Top Items: Network platform integration for the new education - Golden Swamp, April 13, 2009 Create Oral Quizzes & Speech to Text Transcripts with Google Voice - Cell Phones in Learning, April 6, 2009 Solar power for your small and big mobile devices!

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Practices by Christine Redecker - Ignatia Webs , November 19, 2009 The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps - The Mobile Learner , November 15, 2009 Spacing Effect for Mobile Learning - mLearnopedia on Blogspot , November 3, 2009 Lynda.com courses compatible with iPhone and iPod - Golden Swamp , November 19, 2009 PBS Kids go Mobile! eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. open academic education: people with an open PhD and master? Yes, they do it!

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Let’s look at a few: iPhone and iPad do not accommodate Flash. However, being social networking, simulations, and augmented reality activities need to be designed with care as they can quickly devolve into unfocused activities that do not contribute to achieving learning goals. The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies.

Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List

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Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. Bonus Poscast: Jesse at TEDx : Jesse Brown from TVO’s Search Engine talks about digital comics in the classroom. 9) 12 Interesting Ways to Use an iPod Touch in the Classroom : A google docs page providing various tips on utilizing an iPod Touch for Learning. 10) Why Mobile Innovation is Blowing Away PC’s : A Techcrunch article comparing innovation trends between mobile devices and PC and a discussion about why mobile will surpass PC’s. Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List.

E-learning in the Mobile World and the Right Business Model to Deliver It

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Smartphones like the iPhone and Palm Pre are quickly building a loyal following of application developers and end-users. The iPhone 3 will be released soon and Apple recently stated they have over 50 thousand applications for download in their App Store where over 1 billion applications have been downloaded by their 40 million iPhone and iPod Touch customers. 

Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions

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Instructional Design Fusions Skip to content Home About Archives ← QR Codes: Augmenting Augmented Reality Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning Posted on September 28, 2010 by diannerees | Leave a comment In my last post , I described instructional strategies for using QR codes, particularly in augmented reality applications. Bookmark the permalink.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

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The first several "sizable" enterprise mlearning projects using Apple iPhones and Android-based smartphones will be delivered into the marketplace as mitigated security concerns make way for a superior on-device experience versus today's standard corporate-centric BlackBerry, WinMo and Symbian (Nokia) interfaces. Augmented reality applications for mobile learning will begin to appear but because solution development is expensive, technically challenging, and device dependent, AR will capture more headlines than actual budgets. Knock, Knock!! Who's there? Mobile. Mobile Who?

Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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under: mLearning « Southgate Community School District, Michigan Futurelab: Augmented Reality » Responses - [.] “Outside the classroom learners are building up new rich media literacies as they create their own habitus of learning in everyday life. We propose that schools should, and ultimately must, recognise and embrace this change. Theme: Ocean Mist by Ed Merritt.

EduGeek Journal » Blog Archive » Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices

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Watching a lecture video on an iPhone might be a great way to save time for busy commuters – but you can also pretty much accomplish the same educational goal on a 50 year old television.  Augmented reality tests – students go to a Biology lab or Art museum whatever, and as they walk around questions pop-up that require them to examine what is in front of them and then answer. 

What might mobile media afford education? « David Gagnon

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Every object simply a query into the database, curating data assets and collaborative spaces around physical objects and real spaces. #6: Augmented Reality If we take the above observation one step further we arrive at augmented reality. link] 22 hours ago Can HAL really exist? I'm triyng it out for my iPhone. But have you been out to iTunesU recently? Ohhh nostalgia.

How to do mLearning Research | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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By: Jonathan Nalder on October 27, 2009 at 2:22 pm Leave a response - Categories Apple Augmented Reality Brushes Edublogger HHL09 iPod Touch iSchool initiative mLearn 2009 mLearning Personalising Learning Social networking Studywiz Mobile Uncategorized Voicethread Web 2.0 measure satisfaction of 6 month trial using mobile devices for language learning on devices provided; 2.

Keeping in touch | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Once you have signed up, you can request to join groups such as the iPhone and iPod touch users group and iPods in education. He has a student’s insight into the value of the iPod touch / iPhone in education in the US. He has recently started a new blog, and as he has just been on holiday, written a great post about how he and his family used the iPhone to assist in their trip to Disney World. Jonathan Nalder’s shared Evernote notebook has all the latest links to the use of iPod touch / iPhones id Education. Tags: blogs iPods iPhone

In the News…March 2010 | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons In the News…March 2010 Posted by: louiseduncan | March 7, 2010 | No Comment | App Development: A new product on the radar for developing iPod touch / iPhone / iPad Apps using ENGLISH. Rev Mobile … there is a great video demo here, makes you want to brush up your Photoshop skills and design and develop an app of your own. Let’s hope for a more cheery me next time. Theme: Ocean Mist by Ed Merritt.

Horizon 2009 Report « Electric Archaeology: Digital Media for Learning and Research

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Two items that caught my eye - my thinking being these would be immediately applicable to archaeology - were the sections on ‘mobiles’ and ‘geo-coded everything’ Some examples already in the pipeline: Mobile MaaP [link] Columbia University’s Mapping the African American Past (MAAP) website now includes a mobile version designed to be viewed using the iPhone or iPod Touch. One could imagine using this kind of application to pre-load all sorts of archaeological landscape information, historic sites, and so on - an augmented reality. ‘CIL XV.1

Miss Sophie Mac: QR codes and the mobile web

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There was much interest in the poster and I demonstrated how they work with my iphone which has the i-nigma reader installed (I think this is the best reader I have tested for the iphone as it auto takes photos very quickly with low error rate - much for efficient than the BeeTag reader). skip to main | skip to sidebar Wednesday, November 18, 2009 QR codes and the mobile web This is a poster I presented yesterday at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum called "QR codes and the mobile web". The full abstract is below. Google wave and so much more. Delicious Loading.

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Mobile for Learning—Technically We’re Close; Culturally, Not so Much » Spotlight

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The release of the new iPhone G3 on July 11, 2008 was a game changer: it provided, for the first time, a real Global Positioning System (GPS) and better broadband capacity than anything that had come before. GPS opens the doors for all kinds of learning-based applications, perhaps most intriguingly: augmented reality games. Designers also give kudos to the iPhone App store, which makes their work available to the public. Now they need to convince the public, and educators, that cell phones can be important social platforms for learning.

Learning as Reflexive; Reality as a Series of Filters « The Ddeok is Always Greener on the Other Side ?? ?? ? ? ???

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Welcome to Layar , an iPhone/Android app that allows you to layer information over reality (as seen through your phone). It is not a threat, just an augmentation. Michael Sean Gallagher ?? ?? ? ? ??? However, mobile learning generally is the black sheep of the classroom>elearning>mlearning continuum precisely because it is so far off the pedagogical radar. Learning with a phone?

Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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This post was Twitted by tonnet [.] By: Twitted by tonnet on November 29, 2009 at 10:49 pm Leave a response - Categories Apple Augmented Reality Brushes Edublogger HHL09 iPod Touch iSchool initiative mLearn 2009 mLearning Personalising Learning Social networking Studywiz Mobile Uncategorized Voicethread Web 2.0 One Friday afternoon, after having arrived in Manhattan and settled in, I found my hotel was very close to the American Museum of Natural History. majestic building, a magnet for someone with a love for learning on a grand scale. ’ 4. Theme: Ocean Mist by Ed Merritt.

[publication] The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case – e-Learning Blog

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e-Learning Blog e-Learning an der Technischen Universität Graz Skip to Content ↓ Home Über/Impressum Open Content Students’ projects Wo Sind Wir [publication] The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case Okt 15th, 2009 von Martin. Our publication “ The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case &# of this year MindTrek 2009 conference is online available. Abstract: The recent years have shown the remarkable potential use of Web 2.0 technologies in education, especially in the context of informal learning. Reference: Safran, C.,

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