#FocusOnLearn 2016 Shows Just How Complex Enterprise Technologies Are

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The post #FocusOnLearn 2016 Shows Just How Complex Enterprise Technologies Are appeared first on Float. The eLearning Guild's new conference suggests enterprise learning is not about any single technology, but a complex mix of multiple technologies. Conferences Experience API FocusOn Learning mLearnCon

10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016

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Conferences analytics ATD ATD 2016 augmented reality computer vision enactivism Google learning analytics LMS Project TangoWith more than 400 exhibitors in Denver, here are the exhibitors and the ideas that stood out among the rest.

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How To Automate Your Workflow: Slides and Video From #360iDev 2016

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The post How To Automate Your Workflow: Slides and Video From #360iDev 2016 appeared first on Float. We’ve successfully automated many components of our mobile development workflow with Jenkins. See how we did it. Conferences Industry News Mobile Apps Uncategorized 360iDev Jenkins slides workflow automation

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#ATD2016: 7 Custom Mobile Exhibitors You Need To See

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If you are attending ATD 2016, use our table of custom mobile developers to find out where you should start when the expo opens. Conferences ATD 2016 custom mobile applications events

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

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Jed Alpert, an authority on mobile communications strategy and author of the book The Mobile Marketing Revolution: How Your Brand Can Have a One-to-One Conversation with Everyone , sees a bright pathway for text messaging in 2016. “It’s

Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired

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Many augmented reality developers use new technology to entertain, but we have used it to make a real impact on those who are visually impaired in day-to-day life. The post Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired appeared first on Float.

What to Expect at 2016’s NTC

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This year’s conference takes place from March 23-25, 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center in California. Here are a few sessions, speakers and community events to check out at NTC 2016. Mobile Commons will exhibit at NTC 2016, too.

How Assistive Technologies Extend Your Abilities, Whether You’re Disabled Or Not

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Despite whether we have a disability, we've all adapted technology to better suit us. In this post, we look at the ways we've made our experiences better. The post How Assistive Technologies Extend Your Abilities, Whether You’re Disabled Or Not appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Strategy assistive technology disability

Wearables for Wayfinding Have Exploded Over The Past 20 Years

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This includes assistive technologies and augmented reality. People with visual impairments have more options available now than ever before, including Tango. The post Wearables for Wayfinding Have Exploded Over The Past 20 Years appeared first on Float.

7 Trends Disrupting Retail Today

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The entire retail enterprise in North America has changed. Find out how, plus how you can take advantage of new technologies and ways of thinking. The post 7 Trends Disrupting Retail Today appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Strategy 3-D big data predictive analytics retail

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How Augmented Reality Help People With a Visual Impairment

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To be effective, visually impairment aids should enhance existing vision, augment information through context, and stimulate alternative sensory channels. The post How Augmented Reality Help People With a Visual Impairment appeared first on Float. Research User Experience augmented reality blindness innovations low vision sensory input visual impairment

The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment

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Assistive technologies for navigation might come at the expense of safety for those who are visually impaired. So which advancements are getting it right? The post The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment appeared first on Float. Industry News Research Uncategorized User Experience assistive technology augmented reality cameras computer vision geolocation mobile technology Project Tango wearable technology

Are You Holding Hands With A Zombie?

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In the wake of an apocalypse targeting our mobile devices, we need anti-virus programs, secure firewalls, toolkit detection, and of course, a flamethrower. The post Are You Holding Hands With A Zombie? appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Uncategorized botnet cyber security DDos malware mobile security phishing zombie machines

9 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. The post 9 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation apps

10 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. The post 10 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation apps

Mobile Treasure Hunting: Connecting to Authentic Contexts

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Recently I came across some apps that allow educators and parents to connect student learning to authentic contexts by participating in mobile treasure and scavenger hunts.

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Parent's Fears about Cell Phones and their Children are Exaggerated According to Duke Study, Yet both Parents and Children are Distracted by Devices

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A study conducted by Duke University , found that the many fears parents have about their children losing face-to-face social abilities is unfounded.

Coming in March 2017! Book that Features Triple E Framework Published by ISTE

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Coming this March, a practitioners guide to effective technology integration in the K-12 classroom. The book is published by ISTE and features the Triple E Framework.

BYOD Personalizing Assessment with Formative

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There are a few different non-SMS tools that allow teachers to assess student's understanding or prior-knowledge. One that I came across recently has an added feature of being able to assess and discourse in real time, rather than after students' finish their work.

A Mobile Scavenger Hunt with Goose Chase!

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I recently came across a new app called Goose Chase that allows teachers to set up a mobile scavenger hunt! There is a wonderful no-cost plan that teachers can take full advantage of.

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How To Get Funding Support For Assistive Devices For People With Visual Impairments

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Technology can be a wonderful thing, but if it is out of reach for many people because of costs, then its impact may be limited. The post How To Get Funding Support For Assistive Devices For People With Visual Impairments appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices assistive technology

4 Reasons Why Cyber Security and Mobile Security Will Remain A Constant

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If you want to stay on top of looming cyber threats in the enterprise, pulling your punches simply isn't an option. Here is what you should prioritize. The post 4 Reasons Why Cyber Security and Mobile Security Will Remain A Constant appeared first on Float.

12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future

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Business are experiencing a digital transformation. In his latest book, author Kevin Kelly discusses what people - and businesses - need to know. The post 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future appeared first on Float. Industry News artificial intelligence augmented reality big data book review CHAMPIONS Internet of Things Kevin Kelly machine learning quantified self robotics virtual reality

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7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

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Curious about the innovations you may have missed at this year's FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo? Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. The post 7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn appeared first on Float.

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Top Tools And Apps For People With Blindness Or Low Vision

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Technology has evolved to assist every level of vision impairment. Here are five individuals whose lives have been impacted by these tools in daily life. The post Top Tools And Apps For People With Blindness Or Low Vision appeared first on Float. Press Ableroad augmented reality blindness innovations JAWS low vision NVDA sensory input TapTapSee testimonials visual impairment

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Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning

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Over the past couple of years there has been a few very robust reports and research around apps and websites for literacy learning.

10 Bizarre Uses For A Mobile Phone

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From tracking calories to monitoring babies to sniffing out terrorists, we take a look at 10 unusual but innovative ways to use your mobile device. The post 10 Bizarre Uses For A Mobile Phone appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices infrared cameras mHealth Tango

How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance

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All five of our senses can be replicated by computers. Mobile technologies, in particular, can detect even more. So how does this phenomenon help with human performance? The post How To Bring Mobile Devices To Their Senses And Extend Our Performance appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning computer vision geolocation magnetoreception Project Tango TAO

“The Content Trap” Applies To All Digital Media

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When selling “information goods,” connections are more important than content, according to a new book by Harvard business professor Dr. Bharat Anand. The post “The Content Trap” Applies To All Digital Media appeared first on Float. Industry News book review content strategy

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This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks

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Recruiting, hiring, onboarding, HR, enterprise management - you name it, this thing can do it. The post This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy affordances enterprise mobility management hiring HR mobile learning onboarding recruiting training

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You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility

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Businesses are systems, complex groupings of “interlocking stocks, flows, and feedback loops.” Here's what systems thinking means for enterprise mobility. The post You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy mobile security systems thinking technologies

It’s Official: Hackers Are Literally Attacking Your Computer’s Hardware

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The bad news? Hackers are exploiting computer systems, even down to their core electrical functions. The good news? Float knows how to protect your data. The post It’s Official: Hackers Are Literally Attacking Your Computer’s Hardware appeared first on Float. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy Research enterprise security Internet of Things mobile security mobile technology Rowhammer security security assistant

There Is No Single Standard For Enterprise Security

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Every industry has its own security standards, and the mobile enterprise is no exception. If you want to keep your company safe, then this post is for you. The post There Is No Single Standard For Enterprise Security appeared first on Float. Industry News Research Uncategorized cyber security enterprise security IBM mobile security open enterprise security frameworks proprietary security frameworks safety standards security assistant

How To Enhance Retail Customer Experiences With New Technologies, Part 2

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Gary and Colette have more to say about shopping online and in a store. But is one better than the other? Find out in Part 2 of our mobile retail blog post. The post How To Enhance Retail Customer Experiences With New Technologies, Part 2 appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Apps eCommerce mobile retail retail

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How To Enhance Retail Customer Experiences With New Technologies, Part 1

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Shopping in a store is much different than shopping online. But there are many ways to merge old school and new school retail with satisfying efficiency. The post How To Enhance Retail Customer Experiences With New Technologies, Part 1 appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Strategy Newsletter eCommerce mobile retail retail

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Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies

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PwC says 86% of people shop across at least two channels, while 25% use up to five channels to shop. IDC finds multichannel shoppers are more valuable. The post Multichannel Retail Requires Smart Use Of Enterprise Mobile Information Technologies appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy omnichannel retail

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Why An Effective Mobile Workgroup Communications Strategy Is A Competitive Advantage

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Mobile workgroup communications make businesses even more efficient and productive by being flexible, breaking down walls, and providing economic benefits. The post Why An Effective Mobile Workgroup Communications Strategy Is A Competitive Advantage appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy mobile communication

Why Recycling Our Mobile Devices Is Critical

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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 Gain Robust Enterprise Data Security With Mobile Virtualization

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It can be difficult to strike the right balance between using a BYOD policy and keeping mobile devices secure. Virtualization remedies this. The post How To Gain Robust Enterprise Data Security With Mobile Virtualization appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices byod COPE mam mdm virtualization

New York Orgs are Using Text Messages to Help Bust Myths around PrEP

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A coalition of 51 New York organizations is using text messaging to help fight the stigma around PrEP. The “Bust the Myths, Get the Facts” campaign, launched on World AIDS Day, lets people sign up to receive informational texts and get connected to a provider near them.

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The Brady Campaign Uses Mobile Commons Advocacy to Turn Massive Social Support Into Political Action During Senator Murphy’s Filibuster

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Over the past weeks since the Orlando shooting, an outraged nation has demanded more gun control. On June 15, Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy launched a filibuster on the Senate floor to call on Congress to act and bring existing legislation to a vote. “I

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin?

Wired Says that “Clinton’s VP Announcement is the Ultimate Text From Hillary”

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Clinton will likely rely on an even more focused version of this approach to chase votes in 2016.” Last Friday, Hillary Clinton announced her vice presidential pick Tim Kaine over text message.